On Monday, July 7, 2014, I will begin a new weight-loss adventure, in the hopes of regaining my previously, healthy physique. As a new mom over 40, my life and day to day routine have changed dramatically. Now it's time to get back to my BEST and leave all the excuses behind. Watch me and learn. As a bonus, you'll also get to follow the life of our BUG. (Isabella, who has a rare genetic disorder, Williams Syndrome)
When director Kevin Smith was kicked off a flight for being overweight, his subsequent actions sparked a feud that has escalated into a war between overweight people and those who criticize them because of their size. Dr. Phil is joined by a panel of experts to debate this hot-button issue. Jillian Michaels, trainer for the hit TV show The Biggest Loser; MeMe Roth, president of the anti-fat organization National Action Against Obesity; Michael Karolchyk, owner of the Anti-Gym; Peggy Howell from the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance; Marianne Kirby, author ofLessons from the Fat-O-Sphere; Erica Watson, comedienne and star of the one-woman show "Fat Bitch" and Kelly Osbourne, Dr. Phil contributor and author, who says she can relate to both sides of the issue, engage in a heated discussion about the stigmas and stereotypes associated with obesity, the size of airline seats and more. Plus, see how the public reacts to overweight people. You won't want to miss this lively debate!