In Confessions of an Obese Child #43, Gregory interviews 19-year-old Jimmy, a former overweight adolescent. In this episode we delve deep into his childhood to look at the familial dysfunction that lead to his usage of food as a coping mechanism. We discuss his obese adolescent experiences with the opposite sex and how growing up obese in the 2010’s is different than that of the 1980’s. Lastly, we discuss how he lost his weight and his current mental health status.
Obese Child #43: Jimmy
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Can you relate to Jimmy and his traumatic experiences in Obese Child #43?