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What I will NOT miss!

The little balls of fabric that gather up on my pants in the inner thigh area..... due to my thighs rubbing together! :( (not to mention the sweaty feeling)

Wed. Jun 7, 8:51pm

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I will not miss................

I will not miss my self consious feeling when getting undressed in front of my husband with the lights on ;)
I will not miss........................waring pants ALL summer (when in public), since I used to hate my legs..................I am now going to (this summer), for the first time in years, wear shorts in public ;) GO ME!

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 9:25 PM

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I will not miss shopping in the size 16 clothes area......no matter how hard they try, those clothes are just UGLY!!!

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 9:44 PM

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I will not miss....
- sitting by the pool in shorts rather than swiming because I didn't want to be seen in my swimsuit.
- feeling out of breath after climbing 2 flights of stairs.
- having only 2 pairs of pants that actually go over my thighs.
Nope, I wont miss those things at all!

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 10:53 PM

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I will not miss....
- buying my clothes in the "Womens" section
- knee and foot pain from carrying around all the excess weight
- worrying about how my seatmates will react in a plane
- being nervous about what my doctor will say next

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 10:59 PM

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I will not miss:

-waving at someone and my flab under my arm waves too
-buying size 18 jeans and x-large shirts
-being out of breath when I walk to the mailbox and back
-those elastic pants that you can wear at any size
-covering up when company shows up when I'm at the pool



Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 11:03 PM

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I will not miss

-having to spend agonizing minutes, hours in front of the closet and the mirror trying to find something to wear that won't make me look "fat."
-avoiding going to parties and get togethers because I'm ashamed.
-wondering if others are judging me in public for eating, and wishing I could find someplace to hide and eat.

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 11:15 PM

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I will not miss...

- Feeling sorry for my boyfriend in front of his parents because he is dating a chubby girl.
-My mothers backhanded compliments
- Wishing I had the body of someone else

Thursday, June 08, 2006, 1:31 AM

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I will not miss....

- People asking me if it's a boy or a girl (I carry most of my fat in my belly.)
- The hours of frustrating clothes shopping and going home with nothing
- The chaffing rash I get in the summer time because my bare thighs rub together
- Feeling like I let my boyfriend down because he deserves a "cute" girlfriend


Thursday, June 08, 2006, 9:45 AM

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I will not miss....

-Feeling embarrassed because I am overheating in the office and everyone else is cold!
-shopping in the women's section
-Being heavier than my husband


Thursday, June 08, 2006, 9:50 AM

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I will not miss...

-Feeling like everybody is watching me when I eat.
-Being too heavy to fit on amusement park rides.
-Having a stuffed closet (bigger, bulkier clothes=less closet space!)
-Feeling so full after a meal that I'm miserable, but doing the same thing at the next meal!

Thursday, June 08, 2006, 10:15 AM

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avoiding having my picture taking because i don't want to see the result


Thursday, June 08, 2006, 10:31 AM

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I will not miss

- having to see pictures of myself and noticing my double chin
- looking like a beached whale in my friend's weddings.
- having my mom ask me when I will lose weight
- trying to find and wear size 16 clothing when I'm only 5'4" (what fits me in the waist is too huge in the butt and too long in the leg)
-trying to find anything size 16 in the "petite" section. (For some reason, the manufacturers seem to thing that if you are "petite", you can't possibly be "overweight"
- the slap in the face and humilation of having to order a size 18 dress for a bridesmaid dress and then having to pay an "extra fee" for the larger size. (My actual size should have been a 16, but the bridal salon decided they wanted to make money off of my alterations... GRRR-- they were snotty about it, too!)

Thursday, June 08, 2006, 4:14 PM

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I will not miss

1. Chub rub....aka rash on the inner thighs
2. Not wanting my picture taken
3. Not being able to wear shorts when running b/c they ride up in between my thighs
4.Button down shirts that don't fit in the chest but are lose everywhere else.

Thursday, June 08, 2006, 5:19 PM

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I will not miss:
- neurotically trying on everything in my closet every morning to find an outfit that makes me look the least fat - it takes up way too much time
- feeling ashamed that my lack of willpower and discipline is on my thighs for everyone to see
- believing and seeing myself as a fat, overweight person

Friday, June 09, 2006, 4:49 PM

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I will not miss feeling like part of my life is on hold until I can just get rid of some of this weight.

Sunday, June 11, 2006, 10:33 AM

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Okay THANKYOU person who posted above me!

I SO put my life on hold until I lose some weight! Ive never been happier ( in a way) to know I'm not alone with that

Additionally I will not miss the thigh rub and the freaking chubb arms!!!

Not to mention worrying how much chubb is out when I sit!

Sunday, June 11, 2006, 10:47 AM

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I will not miss:
-sliding that bottom weight on the scale over to the 150 notch :)
-feeling like I'm "on a diet" (and am instead just healthier)
-comparing myself to skinner girls and feeling sad

Sunday, June 11, 2006, 8:24 PM

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I will not miss.............

not having sex with my husband.............. dammit.... I want sex and sex now................. I want to be that vivacious girl that demands instead of asks....

Not this girl who second guesses everything.

Sunday, June 11, 2006, 9:24 PM

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I will not miss:
cellulite
hanging belly
dimple butt

Sunday, June 11, 2006, 10:00 PM

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I will not miss:
1. Weighing more than my husband
2. Tugging at all my clothes becuase they don't fit right
3. Dreading summer becuase of swimming suits!



Monday, June 19, 2006, 6:15 PM

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I will not miss sitting on the sidelines as someone else teaches my daughter to swim this summer...
I will not miss my pants fabric wearing out between my legs first...
I will not miss feeling like I don't exist in social situations...
But most of all I will not miss feeling like I "CAN'T" do things and missing out on the rest of my life....

Monday, June 19, 2006, 8:17 PM

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I will not miss envying the girls who can wear the latest trends

Tuesday, June 20, 2006, 9:13 AM

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1. Feeling ugly in everything I wear.

2. Feeling ugly when I am around my husband, especially when intimate.

3. Having little kids say "Your Fat."

4. Walking sideways in the airplane aisle to get to my seat.

5. Being out of breath when I take stairs.

6. Afraid to wear a swimsuit in public.

7. Having no energy to do anything at the end of the day.

8. Being the heaviest one.

9. Shopping at Lane Bryant.

10. My doctor being on me about my unhealthy weight.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006, 3:59 PM

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Not doing social activities becasuse I am ebarrassed. Also always feeling like the fattest person in the room.

Monday, June 26, 2006, 1:13 PM

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....making jokes about my weight to make everyone think I was ok with being fat.



Monday, June 26, 2006, 2:00 PM

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armpit flab that sticks out on the edge of my tank tops


Monday, June 26, 2006, 8:12 PM

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Wanted to bump this thread up again as it is a great reminder of why we are doing this!

Friday, July 07, 2006, 11:45 AM

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i will not miss...

- the old me who thought weight loss was impossible
- wearing shorts under skirts to avoid the "chub rub"
- feeling unworthy of my (skinny) boyfriend
- standing out in a crowd as the only fat person
- disliking my wardrobe even when it fits (because the body is always underneath)


Friday, July 07, 2006, 1:15 PM

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I will not miss....

-That feeling I get when I realize my "fat pants" are now too small.

Monday, July 10, 2006, 7:18 PM

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so many things I wont miss

all photos taken above my waist.
walking and wanting to pass out.
taking such a high dosage of meds for my high blood pressure.
going to Lane Bryant,
running from a scale.

Monday, July 10, 2006, 8:05 PM

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I will not miss....

Feeling my thighs rubbing together.....or crying when my fat jeans are tight again.....or having the oh so lovely double chin in all of my pictures....or freaking out when my boobs get bigger cause I know that means im gaining again.

nope, i dont think I will miss any of those things

Monday, July 10, 2006, 8:43 PM

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i wont miss...

having fat bulging around my bra, showing through my shirts and swim suit shopping.

Monday, July 10, 2006, 9:43 PM

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I definitely won't miss...

when that lovely "tearing sound" happens and I realize that I've busted through the thighs of yet another pair of jeans....

Tuesday, July 11, 2006, 12:43 AM

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My tummy roll. Feeling self conscious. Not feeling sexy and beautiful! Telling my son not right now mommy's tired.

What I will secretly enjoy...
Having to buy belts because my pants won't stay up on my waist and I'm going through sizes so quickly I can't just keep buying new ones.
Have random guys on the street check me out.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006, 7:59 AM

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What I Won't Miss...

That fat girl frowning back at me in the mirror
Those parts of me that I just couldn't seem to tuck into my clothes
The tears, sweat, and blood that I lost to get to where I am now!

Wednesday, July 12, 2006, 10:00 AM

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What I will secretly enjoy...

oh, yeah, the flip side! Good idea 7:59 poster.

What I secretly enjoy
-people asking me "how I did it"
-resisting the urge to have a treat
-fitting into size extra small and size 6, for the first time since I can remember
-an attractive guy telling me he likes how I look in my tight pants

Thursday, July 13, 2006, 1:50 PM

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What I won't miss

* Weighing more than my boyfriend
* Looking at myself and seeing only the problems with how I look
* Being the big girl out of all of my friends (I'm the tallest and weigh the most)
* The constant frustration of knowing that I could be healthier and thinner
* Trying on the size I think I wear and finding I have to go up a size
* Being ashamed to let people know how much I weigh and what size I wear
* Going shopping and not buying anything because all the clothes make me feel fatter
* Looking in the mirror or at pictures and being disgusted by my weight

Thursday, August 03, 2006, 3:23 PM

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what i will never miss!

- weighing more than my boyfriend
- having the guy in the dressing room at the gap refer to my size 12 as the "big size"
- being able to wear cute lingerie rather than just whatever holds "them" in tight
- being able to run around the lake and pass all the walkers on the trail
- not having to worry about the "after shock" of my thighs and butt when i run
- not having freaking d cup boobs (but i could deal with c cups)
- listening to my mom's snide comments
- having to wear a sweater or jacket to cover up the chub known as my love handles
- not having to dread summer in fear of being exhaustingly hot all of the time
- not having to dread summer because i know i will want to go swimming but will be unable to because i cannot face a swim suit
- having to buy everything in size "large" bleh
- feeling like i am getting the stare down from everyone when i eat in public
- not hiding when i eat
- not feeling ashamed of eating
- not feeling embarased having my weight checked at the doctors office

Thursday, August 03, 2006, 4:40 PM

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What I will not miss..............

Feeling like my life is on hold until I lose weight!

Thursday, January 25, 2007, 10:13 AM

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i'm not going to miss:

- not being able to see my feet
- the rolls of belly flab when i sit down
- seeing pics of myself with a double chin
- being shocked that i can hardly lift my arms when i put on a jacket because it's so tight
- worrying about what i'm going to wear when i go dancing or out with friends because nothing i have camouflages my fat
- comparing myself to my beautiful skinny friends
- being scared when i go home to my family and worrying that they're going to say i'm too fat
- being scared to get on the scale in a doctor's office


Thursday, January 25, 2007, 11:06 AM

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I won't miss:

-sitting on the sidelines of life because I'm too fat and out of shape to do all the physical things I used to do.
-'chub rub' between my thighs
-shopping at Lane Bryant
-avoiding the camera


Thursday, January 25, 2007, 4:45 PM

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I won't miss
-my fat pants
-my old lady huge-size bras
-the pain in my back from carrying the extra pounds
-the pain in my knees and feet from running with the extra pounds

But one funny thing--when I was thinner/healthy weight, and biked a lot, I got a rash from my thighs touching even then. So, though I wouldn't miss it, I don't think I'll get the luxury of losing that one. I'm just built that way.

Friday, January 26, 2007, 2:31 AM

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Even being in the proper weight range for my height...I, too, have thighs that rub. My waist, however, is nice and thin!

-I will not miss my butt being 2" lower!
-I will not miss the "good-bye" wiggle on the backs of my arms!
-I will not miss feeling less-than beautiful!

Friday, January 26, 2007, 12:37 PM

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-I will not miss my grandmother pointing to an older picture of herself, my mother and me and saying, "we were all so much thinner then"...I'm not dead, grandma, just a little chubby! I'm still a human being...even with 20 extra pounds! I love you, but I hate the fact that you have made me feel like I'm less of a person because of a little extra weight. And the looks...oh, the looks.


Friday, January 26, 2007, 12:45 PM

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What I look forward to:

-realizing that the "skinny mirror" is not a trick
-buying clothes online because I know they will look good no matter what
-digging out the box of cute clothes that used to be too small
-not being embaressed to wear shorts to the gym - cardio in long pants is just too hot!
-for that matter, feeling okay wearing spandex at the gym

What I will miss:
-the big boobs
that's about it

Saturday, January 27, 2007, 5:34 AM

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what i look forward to:

suddenly thinking "hang on... when was the last time i binged?" and having to count the days back instead of automatically knowing.

having to wear belts on my trousers because damn they won't stay UP :)

having those bitchy girls in my halls look at me enviously instead of pityingly

being able to have sex without feeling sorry for the guy for having to appear like he's attracted to my body minus clothes.

Saturday, January 27, 2007, 7:08 AM

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what i won't miss:

constantly having to buy larger cloths

not being able to enjoy food because of the guilt

not remembering what its like to feel comfortable in my own body

not being able to forget about weigh issues for more than a couple minutes

all the time wasted feeling depressed and fatalistic about my eating habits

all the opportunities I never took advantage of because of self-esteem so eroded by the extra pounds.

Saturday, January 27, 2007, 8:32 AM

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What I won't miss...

...the bulging back fat that practically GLOWS through my shirts around my bra
...being able to try clothes on and have them fit PROPERLY
...never delaying on sending in measurements for a bridesmaid dress again
...saying no to going out or doing something because I look and feel FAT
...feeling cramped in an airline seat (granted, I haven't in years, but I'm dying to know how it'll feel with the last 23 lbs off!)

Monday, January 29, 2007, 7:29 PM

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