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Beginner's Mind - Not Knowing It All When Living with Obesity

Posted on July 27, 2018

"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about obesity. It was so freeing." -Member of MyObesityTeam

Living with a chronic condition can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know.

Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"? That is so true about obesity.

"I'm still a person worthy of love and acceptance." -Member of MyObesityTeam

An obesity diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with a chronic condition. Members on MyObesityTeam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with obesity.

Here are recent conversations from members of MyObesityTeam:


What negative assumptions have you let go of about obesity? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on MyObesityTeam.com.

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