Helen: Weight of Living

2019-11-25T11:26:11-05:00November 21st, 2019|

Representation matters! Obesity Canada launched the Weight of Living series to dismantle the stereotypes and myths surrounding obesity. Through stories and photos, we hope to address the bias that surrounds obesity and weight, and inspire others to continue the conversation about obesity. [...]

Nancy: Weight of Living

2018-08-09T18:50:38-04:00August 28th, 2018|

Growing up, I was slim. After I married at 20 and it turned into an abusive situation I retreated into myself and comforted myself with food, instead of taking up jogging (oh, how I wish I had, but it wasn't a "thing" [...]

Jenn: Weight of Living

2018-08-09T18:50:31-04:00August 21st, 2018|

I’m a 37, going on 38-year-old woman in Northeastern Ontario Canada. I’m an outdoors woman and fisherman, I also enjoy blogging, writing fiction, and of course rocking out to the radio in my truck. I’m an avid amateur photographer, and between that [...]

Lyndi: Weight of Living

2018-08-07T16:55:44-04:00August 7th, 2018|

My name is Lyndi, I am 34 years old. I am many things to many people, I am a sister, daughter, aunt and friend. Not yet a mother but hope to be one day. I am a patient at the Edmonton Adult [...]

Adrianna: Weight of Living

2018-07-31T19:08:22-04:00July 31st, 2018|

This week in our Weight of Living series, we sat down with Adrianna O'Regan to talk about her life story living with obesity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFORToZ0hOI Adrianna's Blog Post My name is Adrianna.  I've been an educational assistant for Edmonton Public for 5 [...]

Lesley: Weight of Living

2018-07-23T21:06:37-04:00July 23rd, 2018|

My name is Lesley Scherer. I am a 36 year old married mother of two living in Ontario, Canada. I grew up in a small rural town, married my high school sweetheart during University, left school so he could pursue his career [...]

Crystal: Weight of Living

2018-07-16T16:48:58-04:00July 16th, 2018|

At 36 years old I am a Content Marketer for a creative agency by day, busy mom of four (aged 16-6) by night.  I would now consider myself an outgoing social person, truly passionate about life.  In my free time you can [...]

Phyllis: Weight of Living

2019-09-09T15:21:48-04:00June 12th, 2018|

I’m 59 years old, a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. I’ve retired from a career in public service. I consider myself to be a relatively outgoing and positive person with many good friends and long term relationships. I’ve been [...]

Angela: Weight of Living

2018-02-26T00:03:07-05:00February 25th, 2018|

Angela is a humorous 37 year old with a BA in Psychology and a patient in the Edmonton Adult Bariatric Specialty Clinic. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, movies, walking and much more! Angela [...]

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