This is an amazeballs read, you guys!!
Al Roker lost about 160 pounds almost 10 years ago, but he still struggles every day with what he used to be, and how those around him used to react. Specifically, there were issues stemming from being in a mixed-weight relationship with his wife, who was in way better shape than he was.
As it turns out, a recent Wall Street Journal study found that couples that are at extremely different weights, deal with a lot of additional conflict. A poll even says that about 55 percent of readers say that weight difference has caused problems in their relationships.
Al Roker knows all about this.
Here are his very candid, stunning thoughts on the situation (in full):