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Discrimination Against Obese Employees is Common and Accepted - My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life Health Guide September 08, 2012
  • I have worked in the health and wellness industry my entire career. But it was not until I lost weight following gastric bypass surgery that anyone would hire me. Before losing weight, I only could get hired for temporary work assignments. That went on for nearly 10 solid years.   C...

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  • Hoopers Judge
    Sep. 15, 2012
    I've heard several people speak to the way they were treated before losing weight. I totally understand feeling that way. I now know that I am partially responsible for that. It's really hard to project a positive image when you don't feel like it, don't believe it, and cannot see it. The one thing I can do is remember my part and then let it go. It's in the...
    RHMLucky777
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    I've heard several people speak to the way they were treated before losing weight. I totally understand feeling that way. I now know that I am partially responsible for that. It's really hard to project a positive image when you don't feel like it, don't believe it, and cannot see it. The one thing I can do is remember my part and then let it go. It's in the past and I'm no longer locked in the prison of obesity.
    • My Bariatric Life
      Health Guide
      Sep. 20, 2012

      Very well-said, HJ! Thanks for sharing your wisdom and congratulations on turning your life around! MBL