Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 7th, 2005
In an interview at her home, Nelson volunteered her story to offer hope for those who feel trapped beneath mounds of weight.
"I was fat when I was born, and it's been downhill ever since. I weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces at birth," she began. "I was born in Grinnell, Iowa, and grew up in Malcom and Brooklyn, a small town of about 350 people where...
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