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Balancing Health & Hustle: Your Unique Journey to Wellness

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In this fast-paced world, juggling various responsibilities can take a toll on our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. As someone who has personally experienced the struggle of weight loss, I understand the challenges all too well. The fear of the future, the constant battle with weight regain, and the overwhelming thoughts about food, the scale, […]

Confronting Weight Stigma: Embracing Compassionate Care for All Individuals

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It is disheartening to witness the persistence of weight stigma in our society today. Regrettably, false assumptions and biases about overweight individuals, such as laziness and lack of willpower, continue to prevail. These damaging beliefs have led to weight bias, which manifests as discriminatory acts and negative ideologies targeted at individuals based on their weight […]

Shifting Perspectives

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In a recent encounter, someone made a thought-provoking statement that resonated deeply with me. They expressed frustration with doctors prescribing medications like Mounjaro solely for weight loss, claiming that such practices caused shortages for those who genuinely needed the medication for other health conditions, like diabetes. The patient expressed “I’m diabetic and can’t even get […]