Recognizing my own bias or prejudice .....
I know I am very guilty of classifying people in general, and regarding weight in particular. Living in the bible/heart attack/ diabetes belt, it simply blows my mind how many obese people I see every single day when out and about. Granted, fewer of those at Dillard’s than Walmart. Still, in addition to being concerned, I am also judging those people. I know I should not, but how in the world can someone get that fat? It would take years of dedicated overeating to reach that. No, I really don’t think that all of them have a medical issue, seeing what’s in their grocery carts. Someone help me get a less judgmental attitude when I’ve been semi-denying myself all those chips and cookies and fries for decades?? I live and eat well, but treats should be treats, not daily food.
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@ellerbracke I put the book on my list of want to read!
I started a discussion in healthy living about my thoughts on BMI.
I have loved this conversation!! Thank you everyone for bringing humility and genuine perspectives. Everyone here clearly cares about health and unity in positive intentions is what drives us forward. Thanks @ellerbracke for this recommendation. I haven't read this book, but have heard of the author (from Oprah).