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Morbid Obesity

Becoming a "Brand New Man" after weight loss surgery

Don McNay | Posted 08.02.2015 | Business
Don McNay

Obesity was messing with my "you can do anything you set your mind to" theory. On weight loss, I felt like Sisyphus from Greek mythology, who was punished by the gods by pushing a boulder up a hill each day and then having the boulder roll back down. Forever.

Annuities, Experts and My Losing 90 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Don McNay

I was in a coffee shop, having breakfast with my daughter, Angela Luhys, on a week when my weight loss had reached the 90 pound mark since November. While sharing this great milestone with Angela, the guy in the booth behind me was trying to sell an annuity.

Impossible Goals and My Quest to Lose 175 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 01.01.2015 | Business
Don McNay

Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.

A Main Street Way to Help Obese People

Don McNay | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Don McNay

"Don't you know things can change Things'll go your way If you can hold on for one more day" -Wilson Phillips I'm 55 years old and morbidly obese. ...

Jacqui's Long Road To A Healthier Lifestyle

Posted 06.11.2012 | TV

On Sunday night's episode of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) viewers met Jacqui. The 30-year-old office worker wei...

'Obese and Expecting': Doctors Perform C-Section On Morbidly Obese Woman

Posted 05.18.2012 | TV

On the hour-long TLC special, "Obese and Expecting" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on TLC) Thursday night, viewers saw close-up how difficult giving birth can be fo...

'My Mom Is Obsessed': Kiana Worries Her Obese Mom Will Die

Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

On "My Mom Is Obsessed" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery Fit & Health) viewers met 12 year-old Kiana and her obese mother Rosa. Kiana was distraught ...

Ann Brenoff

How My Life Changed After Losing 163 Pounds (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Steven Levy spent most of his first 44 years obese. As a young boy, he was embarrassed about the breasts he sprouted and would make up excuses to avoi...

David Moye

Former World's Fattest Man Tells UK Govt: 'Remove My Fat Folds!'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.28.2011 | Weird News

Some people have the weight of the world on them. Paul Mason has that and more. Mason, a British citizen who once held the Guinness World Record fo...

Addicted to Food? It's a Complicated Relationship

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Most people have what is called an "alert-number" when it comes to weight. That number varies from individual to individual, but is usually 20 pounds or more above or below where we are comfortable with ourselves. The "alert-number" doesn't work for addicts.

'Too Fat For 15': Morbid Obesity And Teens

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Losing the weight is choosing to live, and these kids -- at a very young age -- have made the choice to live healthily.