Fat sensitivity training is one thing, but this program actually puts women into the mindset of fat people for a day. Called “It’s Fun to be FAT”, the program begins with women encasing themselves in large balloons and blowing them up. Then they are fed a constant diet of pies and cakes which they eat without their hands.
“There’s no shame, no diets!” screamed Sally who has struggled with her weight for many years. “It’s like a day off from the pressure of being a woman”
Still research isn’t convinced that the binging is providing any real value, and at a cost of $300 for the afternoon this therapy isn’t cheap.
“We file it under ‘Stress Therapy’ and bill Medicaid” said the technician.