Short stories tagged with Obesity

Listing 4 stories.

After watching three of her sisters get bariatric surgery and transform their bodies, an unhappy woman decides to do the same. But the journey to thinness, happiness, and self-love is not exactly as straight as she thought.

In a dystopian world, the red water ocean attracts tourists but repels residents. When a couple moves from Boston to the somewhat abandoned shore, strange things begin to happen.

The friendship between two college students is based entirely on dislike and desperation - but also need. One has an eating disorder that she needs help overcoming, while the other desperately wants access to luxury and wealth. As they grow closer, secrets and lies threaten to ruin their relationship.

An effective fat-burninng pill with high odds of mortality is invented, and it makes obesity a rarity, and a crime.