Skip to comments.Swearing surgeon snaps over woman's 'lifestyle' choice.
Posted on 02/13/2010 7:43:42 PM PST by GSP.FAN
A surgeon in New Zealand has received a dressing down for swearing at a severely obese patient. The New Zealand Herald newspaper reports the doctor said "f..." at least three times after the 44-year-old obese woman told him she did not like the word "diet" and preferred the term "lifestyle".
They are both correct.
She should lose weight and he was unprofessional.
Now she has to find a new doctor and he has to take a communications class.
I think I sympathize with the doc.
He was right. She should listen.
What a world..we cannot even stand to HEAR words anymore...YOU’RE FAT FAT FAT...and any fat woman who says she is happy with her size is lying lying lying.
Stupid sow doesn’t have ears for this world.
She preferred “lifestyle” in order to exploit everyone’s natural assumption that ALL are ENTITLED to life —life, lifestyle, same differentce, right? Riiiiiight...!
She also preferred THAT word because it minimizes the importance of her lifelong decision to eat anything under the sun, making it JUST ANOTHER CHOICE, and therefore UNIMPORTANT.
Uhh...sorry you fat pig from hell, but there is an outside world, ya know...
New liberal commandment: Thou shalt be free from BAD VIBES.
well how “obese” was she? seriously obese or a little over weight. I hate how we’ve all excepted that plump is now obese.
And I personally don’t care. if she wants to be fat thats her choice and why does the doctor care enough to swear?
Some of you, in addition to having no compassion, clearly didn’t even bother to read the article.
The woman wanted to lose weight, she was there to get a gastric bypass surgery to lose weight. She preferred to talk about lifestyle. Why couldn’t the doctor say she will need to follow a healthy lifestyle, along with the surgery? It would have meant the same thing. Instead, he told her “you are going on a f...ing diet”.
Of course not even considering that she is EMPLOYING the doctor, so she is a CUSTOMER. How would any of you like it, if people you are hiring to perform a service would curse you out?
I’m fat. Not morbidly obese, but I have a big gut that I really need to work on. All the women in my life pick on me about it, but that’s OK. Sooner or later I will be sufficiently motivated to do something about it.
The point is, I call it fat. I know I am fat. I take full responsibility for being fat. No need to sugarcoat it.
I am pretty sure this doctor has had just about as much PC crap as he was willing to listen to and decided to clue the FAT woman in on things.
Obese enough for gastric bypass surgery. That’s not something normally considered for a bit of a spare tire.
People don’t go to the doctor to hear that crap. I think people know they are fat and need to diet. The doctor’s role should be objective, honest, and accurate.
The Truth Hurts
Really, a professional doctor should advise her to lose weight and offer help/programs, then mind his own damn business. He does not own her mind, spirit nor her body. Which is what gets mixed up in socialist societies and cultures where anointed “betters” become belligerent and disrespectful towards their lessors. In the extreme this socialist attitude can lead to a bureaucratic decision to imprison or kill the lessors.
All the pigs are equal; some more equal than others.
We got some good fascism juice going, I see. Stay classy! Your day is coming.
She saw the surgeon precisely to have gastric bypass surgery, to lose weight.
The doctor, instead of telling her that she also needs to follow a health lifestyle, told her “you are going on a f*&ing diet”.
What a concept, you are responsible for your self..
I guess you are not a liberal?
Liberals would blame it on everyone else rather than except responsibility for there own actions..
Ya think the doctor was being honest and accurate?
That zepplin-like swine’s day will come sooner. Did she join a gym? Join and quit a week later? I’ve seen it a million times.....
I, too, was fat. I ran my keister off, and lifted up a storm. I probably read an hour or more PER DAY for 3 months about little tips for “how to”. A lot of people couldn’t believe it was the same person.
MANY DAYS I didn’t want to exercise —many days I STILL don’t want to.
After years, I have seen MAAAANY cases where trainers encourage these people, and MOST of the session is this Jabba The Hut declaring, “it’s too hard” —super clear how he/she got there in the first place, and yet more clear that THERE is where they’ll stay.
Now we have this miracle surgery, and these “have it all now, in return for zero consequences” people are deciding yet again that THIS is the quick ticket.
It is —for AWHILE. Then, sure enough, things turn around.
If you dig a little, often you find out that they have no idea how to structure their eating decisions, and exercise is “too hard”. That, or they don’t have enough time —they wake up right before work, then work themselves into a good fatigue, then come home utterly exhausted to hungry kids.
HOW ABOUT GOING TO SLEEP EARLY, WAKE UP EARLY, THEN EXCERCISE?
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