Pauline Potter: World's Heaviest Woman 2011

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Pauline Potter has accepted world's heaviest woman title to enter the Guinness World record for that with the weight of 292 kilograms. However, the 47-year-old from Sacramento, California, now shares she wants to lose some weight so that she can enjoy every day life again such as the world’s heaviest woman can dance, do road trips and fit in seats at the movie. Moreover, her weight has prevented her from earning her nursing degree, which she still hopes to get.


Interestingly, the world record holder blames her upbringing as the main reason for her size because as a child there was an “overabundance” of food. As a result, being overweight is in her genes: her father weighs about 272 kg and her mother about 181 kg. More interestingly, “I have eight siblings all which are over 140, except one.” One of her problems is that she likes all foods, except sauerkraut and Brussels sprouts, and said she has food every one or two hours. And she relies on her son for help doing everyday things that she cannot do along with her sisters. “As far as my daily activity I do, everything is very difficult and thank goodness I have a very good relationship with my son and he is very helpful. He helps me do anything that's difficult.”

Before that, the 32 year old named Susanne Eman claimed that her weight is about more than 300 kg but till now she is not weighed by the Guinness Officials. Though in the Guinness records, Rosalie Bradford who holds the record of Worlds heaviest woman ever in history weighs 554 kg but she died at the age of 63 in the year 2006. And Donna Simpson of Akron, Ohio, holds the Guinness record for heaviest woman ever to bear children. She won the title by weighing more than 300kg when she gave birth to her daughter, Jacqueline in February 2007 in which a group of 30 medics were required to deliver her daughter during a high-risk Caesarean birth.

 

 

Pauline Potter has renowned as the world's heaviest living woman

Pauline Potter has renowned as the world's heaviest living woman

 

Potter will be featured in 2012 Guinness World Record Books under the Extreme Beauty section

Potter will be featured in 2012 Guinness World Record Books under the Extreme Beauty section


Mrs Potter weighs 292 kilograms and hopes to lose down to less than 230 kg

Mrs Potter weighs 292 kilograms and hopes to lose down to less than 230 kg

 

Pauline Potter has lunch with son Dillon with an 'overabundance' of food including crisps, chocolate eclairs, supersize soft drinks and KFC

Pauline Potter has lunch with son Dillon with an 'overabundance' of food including crisps, chocolate eclairs, supersize soft drinks and KFC


Mrs Potter shared her obesity are rooted from her childhood and her gene

Mrs Potter shared her obesity are rooted from her childhood and her gene


Her family used to turn to food for both celebrations and commiserations

Her family used to turn to food for both celebrations and commiserations

 

Mrs Potter is looking for a nutritionist and doctor to help her enjoy every day life again

Mrs Potter is looking for a nutritionist and doctor to help her enjoy every day life again

 

Pauline Potter: World's Heaviest Woman 2011

 

Related links:

Donna Simpson: Shocking Story of World's Fattest Mum Ever

World Records for Obesity

Six-year-old Indian girl Suman Khatun Weighs 91kg

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This article was published on 2011/09/10
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