It’s Time To Acknowledge My Obesity

I can only ignore it for so long.

My name is Oren Cohen, and I am obese. Yes, I’ve been afraid of saying these words for so long. But, like every fight, you first need to recognize the enemy.

I never fully committed to getting better

“Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves.” — Nathaniel Branden

I recognized a pattern that woke me up

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” — Edward Stanley

I acknowledged being overweight — not obese

“Self-love is asking yourself what you need — every day — and then making sure you receive it.” — Unknown

What Changed? My Outlook

I used to think that marriage and family life is so far away into the future. I lived my twenties as I entered my thirties — a teenager in heart. I wasn’t ready for marriage, kids, or a wife.

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