New Delhi: In an age where people tend to be judged for their looks and weight as well, how hard is it to be fat in India? How hard is to come back from what media professional Kalli Purie calls the dark zone?
At the first glance, it's hard to register that Kalli Purie, a mother of two, really has to worry about her weight. She says she has written a book, tracking 43 diets she has been on, 'Confessions of A Serial Dieter' as an insurance policy so she never gets back to her old self.
Kalli said, "A lot of people in the zone are not dealing with it. I used to look at the mirror when I was 100 kg and say 'yes I'm fat, but I still have cheekbones and my waist is okay', and at this point my waist is 42 inches! I can say this that now, I have the confidence that I will stay this thin, and the book is my insurance policy!"
Kalli documents the journey itself with considerable humor, but is clear that it hasn't been easy....more
10:01 AM, Jan 09, 2012