Chris SwingleStaff writer
Pediatricians gear health, fitness program to families
(June 27, 2007) — When Gabby Ingraham first saw her school pictures last year, she almost didn't recognize the overweight teen they showed. "I guess that's what I look like," she realized, in tears.
Extra pounds had multiplied over the six years since her mom, Coral, became disabled by endometriosis. The once-active family of four had stopped taking walks and riding bicycles. The hospital trips and other chaos of serious illness put them into survival mode, which included a lot of fast food, TV and computer time.