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3,041 1/2/12 12:18 P
I didn't see it, but from what I've read here I'm thinking Dr. Oz shouldn't have given this woman any airtime. Sounds like she just wanted to get on TV to promote her weird fetish website. I'm saddened for her, she will die if she continues on her current path. I guess it doesn't matter what people say, she has to want to get well for herself.
Fitness Minutes: (34,361)
6,094 1/2/12 12:14 P
Yes, I did see that show...so sad, wasn't it? I don't know why anyone would engage in such a tragic and slow form of suicide, and I remember being so surprised that she wasn't upset about her abysmal lab work. That's what scared me into losing my weight, in fact. Dr. Oz looked so sad that she was resolute in her determination to continue on this way... I felt so bad for her, too. As for the sexual or pornographic aspects, I don't get that, either...
It's just suicidal behavior, and that's always cause for alarm, as far as I see it.
Obviously this is a weird and bizarre situation, but I'd like to throw out a question for discussion.
Is this woman any more sick than models who are starving to death for their careers? What about Maria Shriver? Google pictures of her before she married Arnold, and you'll see how dangerously thin she became trying to meet his idea of "healthy," while the rest of the world watched and said nothing. Where is Dr. Oz when women die because of the much more widespread thin fetish?
1/2/12 11:16 A
Dr Oz is not creditable. he sold out in order to persue TV ratings. He is not concerned for that woman, if he were, he would have approached her off camera with his concerns re: her health. He just wanted a freak show to boost his ratings
Fitness Minutes: (18,807)
12/31/11 9:52 P
I witnessed the show, was shocked the 1st time I saw it & angry the 2nd! That person should be ashamed. I understand why he wanted to help but offer it to someone who needs & wants it. She obviously seemed more interested in getting 15 min of fame & more hits online then staying alive & getting healthy.
Your goal is not to see how strong your will is, or how much you can persevere. Your goal is to figure out how to make it as easy on yourself as possible, to set up your environment so it pushes you towards success, to stack the deck in your favor.
Fitness Minutes: (19,217)
12/31/11 9:16 P
I watched Dr. Oz yesterday for the first time. I work so I haven't ever seen any of his shows before. I was grossed out but sucked into his show. He had a woman on who weighed over 700 pounds. She is trying to be the heaviest woman in the record books.
She makes money online by getting men who are sexually turned on by heavy women pay to watch her eat. He said that there is a large number of pornography sites that display obese women in sexual poses.
She seemed in complete denial of having any health problems even though her Doctors diagnosed her with having a pulmonary embolism. She said they were only guessing because she couldn't fit in the Cat scan or MRI machine.
Her blood sugar was 156. He said her triglycerides were so high it looked like she had cream in her blood.
At the end of her segment he offered to send her to a weight loss place but she turned him down because she didn't think she was any different than a movie star who has men pay to see them and that she wasn't sick.
Did any of you see this show? Did you ever hear of anything like this before?
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