About Facing Obesity

Picture of Dana, Buth and Dr OzFacing Obesity is a site dedicated to the highly sensitive issue of obesity. Author and expert Dana M. Rosser, openly shares and offers a voice for the unique challenges faced by those who are married or family member/friends of a loved one, who suffers from this disease.

Dana, is the wife of Dr. James ”Butch” Rosser, a world renowned surgeon who openly discusses his battle with morbid obesity, together they have traveled the world to empower and educate people about the affects of obesity. As his wife and a writer, she realized, that the spouse or family member’s voice is often overlooked. Her mission is to create dialogue, and a community, that is encouraging for spouses and loved ones, where support is given, and ideas are shared. Dana’s honest and candid approach offers better understanding and communication, helping to cope with the day–to-day struggles, without judgment or fear. Through her work and efforts, she hopes to provide a safe space that helps families and loved ones, conquer the unique obstacles they face, which will help contribute to healthier lifestyles and relationships.

Dana has also written magazine articles about her experiences for Bariatrics Today and Inspired Living to name a few.  She has lectured for the National Medical Association (Regional & National), Harvard Patients Safety and Obesity surgery conference, and the American Academy of Family Practitioners with regard to this very delicate subject. She has also co-authored two books, “Unbreakable Spirit, Rising Above the Impossible, and “Celebrating 365 Days of Gratitude”. She is currently working on her new book “Thru Thick and Thin: Facing Obesity Thru the Eyes of a Loved One.

Dana Rosser resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband Dr. James “Butch” Rosser Jr. and are the parents of five children; Kevin, Duane, Nicole and twins Taylor and Tianna. They also have two beautiful grandchildren, Easton and August. A native of Akron, Ohio and a graduate of The University of Akron, Dana enjoys, cooking, reading, running, writing and traveling as a few of her favorite pastimes.

Author and expert Dana Rosser can be reached for interviews or speaking engagements to share her unique perspective and insight into obesity and weight issues. Click Here