We want Real Stories, from Real People...

The Weight of the World initiative was designed to share the real and honest perspectives of individuals in their journey with weight. We know real stories have the power to change lives and connect individuals. We encourage you to view and share these stories of inspiration, hope, challenges, obstacles and more. These videos help to display the full spectrum of what it’s like to live with obesity. No matter who you are, or where you’ve been, your story matters. We invite you to view the stories in our library and share yours today!

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Browse our Video Library

Our Video Library is full of stories that discuss the real experience of living with obesity. The video library includes relatable stories of  challenges, "aha" moments, turning points and more. We know when you browse our video library, you’ll be able to find a story you identify with and feel encouraged to share your own story as well. Click the button below to check out our video library today!

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About the OAC

Weight of the World is an initiative presented by The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC). The OAC is a more than 59,000 member-strong 501(c)(3) National non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to the individual affected by the disease of obesity and helping individuals along their journey toward better health through education, advocacy and support. Our core focuses are to raise awareness and improve access to the prevention and treatment of obesity, provide evidence-based education on obesity and its treatments, fight to eliminate weight bias and discrimination, elevate the conversation of weight and its impact on health and offer a community of support for the individual affected.

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