Tag Archives: obesity

Changing Room

After her wedding in 2009, artist Julia Kozerski decided to drastically change her lifestyle. She lost 160 pounds in one year — and documented the transition with her iPhone. Her series — called “Changing Room” — was shot in various dressing rooms in 2010 and 2011. Her body was changing so rapidly that she kept […]

Confronting America's Obesity Epidemic

The Weight of the Nation: Confronting America’s Obesity Epidemic

Bringing together the nation’s leading research institutions, THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION is a presentation of HBO and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente. The […]

My Struggle with Obesity

16-Year-Old Rocky Talks About Emotional Battle with Weight My struggle with obesity Samr “Rocky” Tayeh is 6 foot 1 and weighs 393 pounds. At 16 years old, he is dangerously overweight. Obesity is an epidemic in the United States, affecting toddlers, teens and adults alike. Rocky is a Palestinian American who lives with his parents […]


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