The Weight of Being

The Weight of Being

A brutally honest story about fat prejudice in America--and one woman's experience with radical weight loss after a lifetime of fat shaming

Kara Richardson Whitely thought she could do anything. After all, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro--three times! But now she's off the mountain and back home again, and there's one thing she just can't manage to do--lose weight.

In many ways, Kara is living the life of everywoman, except that she's not everywoman because she weighs… (more)