Why is health the end-all, be-all of life? Especially when it comes to heavier people? help them live longer and they'll feel better and that's all very well. But what if they don't want that? What if they want to live happily in their bodies now, and if that happiness comes at a cost, they're willing to pay it? Regular drinkers or skydivers face similar risks, but most people just accept that as their lifestyle. Why do we assume that the heavier someone is, the more miserable they are?