The New York Times has a story on the extra cost of being overweight.
There is another consequence to packing on extra weight: being fat costs money — tens of thousands of dollars over a lifetime. [more]
So, if you have yet to read the writings of The Terrifyingly Funny Evil Blog Queen V at Violent Acres (and you should have, since handsome single studmuffin Will Chen linked her in his Top 20), then you're in for a real treat/therapy session. [more]