The Turning Point: A Frightening Collapse In 2021, Ira, a dedicated media professional and editor in Mumbai, faced a life-altering event. While engaged in a casual conversation on the street, she experienced a sudden and terrifying health crisis. Her head heated up, her vision blurred, and she fainted. This incident marked the beginning of a journey that would challenge her
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A Life Struggling with Weight Sarah’s life has been a constant battle with weight and eating disorders. She’s lost 100 pounds three separate times in her life, and food addiction has been a significant challenge. Her health problems extend to ovarian cysts, painful menstrual cycles, insulin resistance, and severe joint pain. Her daughter, who has severe autism, adds to her
Barbara is a 54-year-old mother of 3 grown girls with her first grandchild on the way. She was in the radiology field as an MRI technologist for 35 years. She has scanned many metabolically unhealthy people with intramuscular and visceral fat over the years. She has witnessed the overall decline in the health and a rise in obesity in many
Guy’s background and interests Guy is a 57-year-old man who has been married for 33 years and has three grown children. He worked as a microbiologist and chemist before transitioning to a career as a software engineer. He enjoys playing tennis, beach volleyball, and running obstacle races in the mud. Additionally, he has played lead guitar in various
Claire’s Struggle with Anorexia Nervosa Growing up in France, Claire ate the typical French diet rich in saturated fat and protein. A dancer, she was naturally thin like her fellow ballerinas-in-training. Constant comparisons as to who was the slimmest, however, led Claire to develop body-image issues, and as she entered her teenage years, she started to restrict her eating.
Alan’s struggle with weight and health Alan is a 61-year-old runner who has been eating Carnivore for approximately eight months. The diet changed everything for him. “I call it the Fountain of Youth,” he quips. Alan battled with his weight all his life. At 6 feet tall, he was his heaviest, at 305 pounds. About five years ago,
Kasumi’s Vegan Journey and Health Decline: Benefits and Drawbacks Kasumi was a top-tier soccer player in the Netherlands when she became vegan in 2014. Within months, aching joints and declining energy levels sidelined her soccer career. She “got convinced by YouTube videos to try a vegan diet” to help with a skin condition when she was 23 years
A Personal Trainer’s Health Journey Adam has been a personal trainer for over ten years. He has been through “some tough times” that have left him “feeling I’m in the best place in my life.” Struggling with Acne and Psoriasis Adam had “a lot of acne” when he was young. Looking for relief, he tried Accutane, which
Before: a good acne day… Before: forced photo at my largest My Struggles with Weight: A Personal Journey My name is Kassandra, and my life has been a struggle with weight. My mother and I nearly died during my birth because she had untreated, gestational diabetes. I survived in the NICU because the nurses taped together two incubators since
Hello, my name is Nanci. I am 66 years old, a mother of 4 with one wonderful stepson, and a grandmother of 9. I was an RN and retired in 2016. I have been married to a wonderful man for 43 years and have also served as a pastor’s wife for over 30 years. Early Struggles with Weight and