My friend have the best theories about obesity… not!! He uses to say things like these:

“I’m anorexic (the guy is more than 350 pounds). The problem with this desease is that you see your self as you were fat. My anorexy is so severe even other people say i’m fat!”

“I’m not fat. I’m just fat for my height. If i were 10 feet i would have the perfect weight. So it will be easier for me to grow than to diet ”

“I was born in the wrong age.I guy my size in the middle ages was considered good looking.”

“All i have to do is to subvert the beauty standard. In the sixties a skinny guy was the standard. In the nineties a body builder was the standard. Today a really skinny guy is again the standard. I just have to convince people that fat is the new standard.”

I know these are all funny but they don’t help much. It looks like even fat people help al lot to turn this problem into a joke. The only problem is that the joke is on them. Sorry. I gotta include myself somehow in here. Not because i treat this as a joke. I don’t anymore. But because even after loosing 45 pounds i’m still fat and i see more and more the lack of help people get to treat this problem. When someone addicted to drugs need help the society have a lot of resources to deal with this problem. You can go to rehab and you can go to groups and you can go to doctors and society will try to help you get on your feet. If you are fat the groups are not for free. If you don’t have money to pay for weight watchers you can’t get into groups. If you don’t have loads of money you don’t get into rehab. I know it doesn’t sound like something you would need to go to rehab but that’s just because the obese doesn’t cause social disturbance. They are as addicted as the drug addicted or the alcool addicted or the cigarette addicted. I can say stoping with cigarettes about ten years ago as really easy. I smoked a pack a day for 20 years and i stopped with no need for patches and things like that. I can’t tell about drugs because i was never addicted but what i can say is this: If you are a cocaine addicted or alcool addicted when you stop that’s it. The only thing you gotta do is to never look back at that thing. With food it’s not like that. You gotta eat. Imagine a cocaine addict going to the doctor and hearing something like this: “well. we gotta cut down your cocaine. So what we need to do is to make you shoot smaller doses six times a day avoiding the midnight craving. Every time you shoot a gram you write in your notebook to show me on our sessions. You can use cocaine with more fiber and the natural one you buy in local markets”. With food you don’t stop!! You gotta live with your vice your entire life and you gotta learn to control it. A really small portion is successful because of this. You can’t turn your back. You gotta face the very thing that makes you feel great and enjoy it in a controlled way. That’s hard. Also you can get this fast relief in every corner and it’s totally legal for a kid to buy it. No control. So you just need to make a really strong dose and advertise it giving toys with your dose and soon you’ll have a lot of addicted people in need of more doses. Food should have signs in the ads like cigarettes “this product can be addictive” “it can ruin your liver” “it can get you diabetes” “it can give you heart attacks”. And please don’t tell me you also have fastfood and get no issues from it. Firstly you do. Maybe with less impact but you do. Also many people in the world have alcool and not all are addicted. Yet there’s enough to obligate the producers to put signs in their advertising. Cigarettes are the same. No wonder most cigarette companies are in the food business right not. They learned a great market were no many figured out the scam they are playing. They learned they have addicted people that will last almost a lifetime. They don’t life a full life but they will stay a long time able to spend their money with more food and with many drugs and doctors. There you have it. The fast food now have another strong ally. The pharmaceutical companies. It seams like the biggest organization in the world. Poor cigarette companies. They are small time crooks next to these guys. Drug dealers? Poor drug dealers. These companies control entire countries and they are totally above the law. They perform their own tests and they release the medicines to fix the problems they created. It’s an amazing system. The only problem is it’s greed. It’s so big obesity is becoming the number one health problem in the world today. Kids have fat in their liver. People die too early and spend most of this time in doctors and hospitals. And who will have the guts to face this system? I don’t see anyone trying yet. I hope soon someone tries because people are dying by the hunders of thousands because of obesity. More people that in all the wars combined. But this war is silent and covered by everyone. Even the obese don’t talk much. They’re like the raped. They have a lot to loose if they bring their issues to light. Usually all they get are big laughs and taps on their shoulders. But they will keep dying until something happens. and i really hope something does happen…