One Man’s Journey through Weight Loss


Hour 2

Edward Ugel was 36 years old and weighed 236 pounds when his doctor ordered him to lose 50 pounds “or risk dropping dead while standing in line at Popeye’s.”  His new book, I’m With Fatty, documents his complicated history with food, obesity and a yearlong struggle to change the way he eats.

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