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From Katrina, child's age 10

My daughter has Brittle Bone disease and has gained alot of weight in the last two years. It is hard on her body as well as hard for her Dad and I to lift her. She is a very picky eater so it has been very hard to encourage her to eat healthy foods. She enjoys all of those high fat foods. What can I do to help her trim down? I have looked at the OI (my daughter's disability) page but did not really get any solid ideas. I really want to do something for her that our whole family can be involved in. She is 41" tall and weighs about 70lbs. It is really hard to know because we would need a wheelchair scale to weigh her very often. I have tried to find out what her calorie intake should be for a person her size but all of the charts are geered towards women 5' or taller. I spent several hours in the bookstore yesterday looking for something to help us. We are now trying to get our doctor involved in a weight loss plan hopfully they will not look at me like I'm crazy, because I am really afraid that this problem will become life threatening for my daughter before to long. It has already made her afraid to be moved because she is constantly in fear of being broken. Thanks for any help you might be able to give.