Gain Weight, Lose Perspective: When Sizes Grow

Obesity is becoming a bigger and bigger problem in the United States. An estimated 30 percent of Americans are obese, and the number is going up. But commentator Lori Gottlieb observes that it's getting harder to tell how much weight you've gained — if you're gauging by your pants size.

Lori Gottlieb is the author of Stick Figure and I Love You, Nice to Meet You.

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