My thought is that people should be healthy and be fit at whatever size they are.
I want exercise to be fun; don’t want it to be work. I don’t want it to be so routine that you’re bored with it. We used to jump rope a lot and double Dutch and went to a disco to have fun and enjoy ourselves. We didn’t go to the disco because somebody said, Go dance for 30 minutes. [...] I want us to get back to doing things because they’re fun.
She also gave up some of her MacArthur Award payments to take the job as Surgeon General.