I started the site because I believe that obesity is a serious problem and I wanted to provide a resource where people could go to get support and make connections with other obesity sufferers.
Denver, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011
There is no denying that the condition of obesity is an issue that is faced by many the world over. Obesity is a condition that is usually classified as a situation where the weight gain of an individual has reached a point where the person's health is greatly compromised. What's more, millions of Americans are currently classified as "obese," and those who suffer from the condition face a wide variety of social and health issues. The online forum website, http://www.ObeseLikeMe.com hopes to provide a social networking avenue and support to those who suffer from this debilitating condition.
ObeseLikeMe.com is not a new website, however, the overall concept of the online resource has recently been re-launched to provide greater services and support for individuals who are considered obese in the eyes of medical professionals. The site aims to assist in connecting obese individuals with other members of their community as well as provide advice, help, and ongoing support to members of the service.
"I started the site because I believe that obesity is a serious problem that affects so many people, not just Americans, and I wanted to provide a resource where people could go to not only get support and make connections with other obesity sufferers, but also find information on how to get healthy and improve their life," stated Kay.
ObeseLikeMe.com encourages visitors to become a member of the site in order to access information, post on message boards and engage in discussions, as well as learn about healthy eating and lifestyle principles that can aid in weight loss. Membership is free to any individual interested in becoming involved in the online support group.
Additionally, ObeseLikeMe.com regularly updates information on obesity and posts news that covers everything from TV shows on the condition, to developments in obesity "watchdog" organizations, and guidance on weight loss organizations like Weight Watchers.
"There are a variety of ways to use the site as a member. Whether you just want to get on it for the social networking aspect and to find support and help from peers, or if you are interested in trying to find solutions to improve your lifestyle, ObeseLikeMe.com is the number one source online for obesity assistance and help," commented Kay.
ObeseLikeMe.com welcomes outside blog posts and news submissions from members and also encourages the formation of new groups that can bring obesity suffers together to provide help and support. The website promotes healthy living and ongoing assistance to anyone who is struggling with weight challenges.
Obese individuals interested in learning more about how their individual needs can be addressed should visit http://www.obeselikeme.com for more information and to become a member of the online obesity support forum.