First, they stare at her tiny frame - 4-foot-9.Then they gawk at her welds, expert work for someone so young, her instructors say. What they don't see are Tiffany's daily struggles with the lifelong effects of a rare and often crippling disease: the 32 surgeries, the catheter tucked behind her jeans pocket, the diagnosis that her bowels and bladder will never function properly.
These days everyone is talking about how obese teens are. Here is some information on obesity, mobility, and more that can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. With the New Year right around the corner, start thinking about ways to improve your health whether you are obese or not.