"Waiting For My Real Life," exposes the politics and
personal stories behind the most significant threat to our future –
obesity. After revealing the scope and tragedy of the obesity crisis,
the film explores rays of hope on the horizon in the field of science
and medicine. The film follows the emotional journeys of several obese
patients, including Jeremy Norman, a young man who has spent the past
two years bedridden yet full of hopes and dreams of living a normal
life. He is truly waiting for his real life to begin.
goodbye bed. I am sick of being confined in you. Yes, the operation
will hurt like nothing before. I will have two huge scars from my butt
down… but it all comes down to FREEDOM… that sweet, sweet word. I guess you could say I truly am waiting for my real life to begin."