Arizona Woman Wants to Be World’s Fattest, Prove ‘Being Fat Is OK’

By on August 19th, 2011 20:51 GMT

Susanne Eman from Arizona has a goal very few other people on the face of the planet could possibly relate to: she wants to be the fattest woman in the world and, in the process, prove that being fat “is OK,” she says.

Eman estimates she’s already heavier than Donna Simpson, who is the record holder for the heaviest woman to give birth, who too is now eating to fatten up and become the world’s fattest woman.

Eman weighs now 52 stone (about 730 pounds) and she aims to reach 57 stone (about 800 pounds) by the end of the year. Once there, she will only be halfway to win the title, the Daily Mail points out.

Oddly enough, the woman believes she can do this while remaining healthy – and she insists that, right now, despite the fact she can’t move on her own, she’s as healthy as an ox and gets regular check-ups to ensure she stays that way.

“I’d love to find out if it's humanly possible to reach a ton. A previous record holder was 1,600lbs (115 stone), so I have to be at least that. At my current rate of growth, I should be 115 stone by age 41 or 42,” she says.

Gaining this much weight was deliberate from the start: once she realized she’d lost the battle with the bulge (she was “only” 490 pounds at the time), she decided to use it to her advantage and get as fat as possible without putting her health at risk.

Also then, she noticed that men were paying more attention to her, which prompted her to become something known as an “obese model,” which is how she can now afford to eat daily no less than 22,000 calories, almost 13 times more than the healthy daily intake for a woman.

Still, Eman says she’s healthy and that her plan to stay that way is achievable through some light exercises she does at home.

“I go for a waddle and do stretches and exercises every day. My muscles need to hold up to my weight, so I have to stay strong. I take my blood pressure once a week, and every day, after I exercise, I take readings of my other vitals,” she says.

“And I take my blood sugar levels just like a diabetic. If either of the readings go above a certain level, I'll immediately contact my doctor for advice. If I was to get sick, I've arranged for my sister to take care of my kids,” Eman explains.

Her doctor, of course, stresses that her example is not to be followed. As it happens, he can’t prevent her in any way from getting fat because she’s an adult who is perfectly capable of making a decision on her own.

Eman says her goal is to change people’s perception on the overweight and the obese, telling them, at the same time, that “it’s OK.”

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