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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Sun Feb 8, 2015, 08:42 PM

9. I actually think that's a healthier way to think about it.


It puts the weight in it's proper perspective, imho. Excess fat is a thing you can drop by eating the right amount of calories-- it doesn't define you as a person, it's just extra tissue. I do think people often see their weight as something so much a part of themselves that they can't ever beat it, but they can. Just takes a change in habits.

On the other hand, I suppose a lot of people might see this rephrasing as a way of saying it's fine to be morbidly obese.

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