With morbid obesity on average women lose 8-10 years of their life, and men about 10-12
The people around you need you. But only the you that takes care of you, first.
This story is a reminder that we aren’t guaranteed anything.
He didn’t only lose his life, but everyone else lost one of the most incredible men we have ever known.
Someone that lit up a room just by his presence.
Someone that made you feel like you were the only thing in the world that mattered when having a conversation.
Someone that exuded joy, humor, and impossible amounts of laughter to even the most unenjoyable situations.
Notice the qualities.
All of them selfless in nature.
We never want to group people together, however if we have learned one huge commonality of everyone that comes through our door… Selflessness
They have put everyone else’s needs before their own.
Bronnie Wares book: Regrets of the dying makes an important point the Bariatric Community could stand to benefit from hearing.
Guess what the number one regret of the dying is:
“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.”