obesity

8:29am

Mon February 27, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 27, 2012

PG&E insists that its current rates are reasonable despite the fact that the price of natural gas has dropped. Consumer advocates point out that PG&E should pass its savings onto customers and not use it for other sectors of the company budget...

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3:59pm

Mon February 6, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

A Shadow Of Acceptance: Growing Up Overweight

Derek Williams
Photo courtesy of Turnstyle News

By: Derek Williams

I’m so bowlegged that my older brother says I look like I’ve been riding a bull since the day I was born. I stand five foot seven and weigh 380 pounds.

Some days when my knees are giving me a lot of pain I’ll look over at my shadow doing a slow pigeon toed wobble down the street, and I just think to myself how gross and unhealthy I look.

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