New #OwnVoices Obesity Memoir Depicts Life at 460 Pounds

New #OwnVoices Obesity Memoir Depicts Life at 460 Pounds

Weight is one of those polarizing topics that no one mentions or everyone does. It’s either not polite to bring up at all, or it’s still impolite but nobody cares, spreading derogatory comments across social media. It’s far less common to discuss weight in a healthy way—and it’s even less common than that to discuss weight as a health issue.   Thin people’s bodies are often (though not always) subject to praise, regardless of their actual lifestyle. People of most other body types may be subject to criticism having little to do with health—and everything to do with judgment. When Tommy Tomlinson sat down to …