Well my question today is What Would Jenny Craig Do (WWJCD)?
My question today is when do people draw the line? Yes, having great self-confidence is always a good thing, BUT, when does it get to the point where you stop and think about your health and well being?
There’s a thin line between love & hate and also between thick & obese. It’s a common fact that overweight and obesity in the U.S. occur at higher rates within the African-American & Hispanic communities. Heart disease and diabetes should not be a symbol of pride. Both of those diseases play culprit in the deaths of minority men/women on a daily basis.
Obesity should not be a fashion statement. More often than not, it becomes a death sentence.
I remember growing up as a kid, I was always the ‘chubby’ one out of my siblings. Strangely enough, I was never ridiculed by classmates or friends, but more so my own family members. I was called every name you could think of and it did nothing for my self-esteem of course. Recently I was listening to Little Brother’s song, “Good Clothes”, and this verse definitely struck a chord: