An article came out on research showing that weight problems in your youth is linked to heart problems later in life.
Another solid reason to lose weight, get in shape. Take care of yourself to live and take care of yourself to teach your children to live. Whatever you do, you are role-modeling for your children. Do you want them to die young or suffer from health complications?
I saw this picture on Facebook and this is what is wrong in America right now. It was meant to be a joke, but this picture is real.