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From Mark, child's age 14
I am divorced and I live in California. My daughter and ex-wife live in New York. My ex-wife feeds her like no tommarow and ignores the fact that she is totally unhealthy. From June till August she was staying with me. When I first picked her up in June, I could not believe my eyes! She had gained so much weight since I last saw her (which was a little less than a year ago). Her stomch was buldging over her jeans and her arms had stretch marks on them. Of course, I didn't say anything, but it hurt me so much to see her so unhealthy. When I needed to send her to a local day camp and they needed her medical form I called my ex-wife to send it up. She was only 5'5" and weighed 243 pounds. Those numbers jumped out at me, I would never guessed she weighed over 200 pounds, more than me! She gained 39 pounds in one year. Later that week when my (new) wife took her to get jeans at gap, she had trouble finding some, because the biggest size they had (16) did not fit her and they eventually had to go to a Lane Bryant. Is there any way I can help this issue thousands miles away? I've discussed this with my ex-wife, but she weighs proably over 400 pounds so 240 doesn't seem like much. She also got really offended when I told her that Jenny looked un-healthy. Thanks in advanced! --Mark