‘Why are you overweight, Quinn?’

rochesterquestionThis last fall a man raised his hand during a speech of mine, and asked me what lifestyle choices I had made to become overweight? Read my blog post from this week for my response to him (and any others who’ve asked or wondered the same thing).

To Cara Mullon who was a shining light brought into my life many years ago, thank you for coming to the speech that night and reminding me of the purpose behind the work I do….regardless of the comments that any audience members makes. Shine bright girl!

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Bottom line: My credibility as a speaker and diabetes advocate is not rolled up in my waist circumference. Nor does it have relevance in if I’m a role model to others.

Read the post on DiabeticLifestyle.com that I wrote…

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