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things I won't miss about being fat...
1. Leg chafing
2. Pulling the bottom of my shirt every time I sit down to avoid "the roll."
3. shopping in the upper extremes of the size ranges of my favorite stores.
4. Not fitting into any of the clothes in my favorite store.
5. the under arm jiggle
6. jiggle in general
7. sucking it in to button pants
8. 360 degree mirrors
9. the torturous spring bathing suit shopping ritual
10. being asked "when are you due?" (only happened once by some stupid relative on my husband's side)
11. sore feet, sore back
Mon. Apr 30, 10:50pm
trying to avoid letting people walk behind you in jeans
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 1:09 AM
the so called compliment she has such a pretty face .. what the rest of Me isnt sexy.. just because Im fuller figured doesnt mean Im not sexy..
seeing all the skinny women wishing I could look like that
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 6:54 AM
i won't miss the huge, bothersome lumps of flesh and fat that are commonly called "boobs"!!! if i could sell these to someone, i would do it in a heartbeat!! reduction surgery costs too much, so i am on a mission to lose them the old fashioned way, through diet and exercise.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 9:29 AM
Things I don't miss :
1. Feeling so tired , cranky , and sweaty during the summer !
2. My bras not fitting because of my weight gains !
3.Realizing that I can only fit into one pair of my jeans. The huge baggy men's pair.
4. Getting winded when I walk up the stairs.
5. Feeling horrible when I walk by a mirror.
6. Being embarassed about my boyfriend seeing my naked body.
7. Making my hair big, hoping that will somehow fool people into not noticing my double chin & chubby face !
8. Wearing huge baggy t-shirts with no shape at all.
9. Always hoping that it's chilly enough , so that I can hide under a huge jacket !
10. Feeling embarassed about people seeing me eat.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 10:52 AM
I won't miss...
being looked over
my huge thighs
not having energy
9 lbs. away from my goal and loving every day!!! :)
New things to love:
feeling like I can take on the world
feeling so beautiful
a higher sex-drive
not being controlled by food
feeling like "myself"
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 3:40 PM
I second 'under arm jiggle' from the OP.
I won't miss:
The pudgy face
Being the 'big one' at his family dinners
Getting anxiety over summer and beaches
Feeling like a slob
Not being able to workout with confidence
Not liking the way I look/feel
Not being able to fall asleep because I'm analyzing everything I ate and thinking of what a pig I am
11lbs to go till my goal :)
New thing I love now:
Being the 'hot chick' at the gym some days
Picking up a 5 gallon bucket of paint becuase my fiance can't (woohoo weight lifiting!)
Noticing the new lines and definition in my arms and body
Squeezing my thighs and feeling a lot more muscle and a lot less fat
Getting daily compliments on my legs
Being called 'one of the thin girls' by my fiance's mom
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 4:12 PM
mostly, i won't miss the opportunity to comment on a thread with this title!!
i won't miss: explaining why i won't go to the beach,
not being able to hike my favorite mountain without stopping a thousand times,
wondering if everyone in the bagel place thinks all of the bagels i just ordered are for me, hiding from people i haven't seen since my weight-gain, keeping the elastic waist pants-just in case...
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 4:21 PM
My gut. Being soft and lumpy in the midsection.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 5:03 PM
I won't miss...
1- Rude, stupid, unattractive men who think I should be grateful that they're even talking to me
2- Achy joints that make even walking painful (check!)
3- Guilt when i eat in public, knowing that it pains people to see a fat girl eat anything that isn't green and leafy
4- Wearing pants on a superhot day because my legs are just too gross to put on display
5- Avoiding social occasions because I can't stand being the biggest girl in the room
6- What passes for "fashion" in the plus departments (check!)
Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 5:46 PM
i loved everything all of you said.....it is so sad and true. it motivates me more to want to lose this weight!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, May 03, 2007, 9:19 AM
getting death looks from people when i try to squeeze into a middle seat on the subway
Thursday, May 03, 2007, 11:54 AM
knocking things off shleves or table tops with my ass or boobs when antique shopping in those tiny little stores...
Thursday, May 03, 2007, 11:57 AM
having to rest my boobs on the bar/table because my back is so tired and sore
Thursday, May 03, 2007, 11:59 AM
-when someone else farts in a public place and all eyes turn to me, 'cause i'm the fat one...
-having guys sit on MY lap instead of the other way around...
Thursday, May 03, 2007, 2:48 PM
i look forward to taking quicker showers - not as much skin to wash! not as much leg to shave!
and let me just say that for me, by far, the worst place to have fat is the back. it squeezes out the bra and leaves a nasty bra line with fat rolls above and below it. gross! if i had to take add an extra inch or two of fat to my thighs just to get it off my back, i would do it!
Thursday, May 03, 2007, 3:29 PM
I hate having sex during the day or with the lights on even though I have the most wonderful BF ever. Everytime we shower together it has to be with candles not to be romantic but for me to hide my body fat
Friday, May 04, 2007, 3:16 AM
it's funny that many of us think we can "hide" the fat with the lights off/dim!
Friday, May 04, 2007, 9:54 AM
Great Thread! Here are mine:
I wont miss:
-Not wanting to do anything social because I don't have clothes to wear
-Wanting to wait until I lose the weight to go to the beach/vacation/parties
-Being embarassed to be the fat wife of a very handsome man
-not wanting to take baths
-Trying to cover myself up
-Trying to find clothes that look good, when actuall none do because it's my
body, not the clothes
The list goes on and on.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 3:14 PM
-idiots who think i'm fat from sitting around eating all day and night and share their opinions without being asked.
-receiving clothes as a gift and seeing that they are only Large, not XL
-running out of breath on the second flight of stairs
Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 3:50 PM
Something I won't miss about being fat: Staring hopelessly at the scale wondering if I will ever loose the weight and then eventually giving up.
Something I love about becoming thinner: Poking those bones you haven't seen in ages! Or in my case EVER.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 10:54 PM
I won't miss granny panties! I want some cute little panties that cost too much!! With a matching bra!!
Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 11:17 PM
Not hiding from cameras
Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 11:19 PM
I wont miss:
-not being able to play with my kids because I am too tired
-not being able to breathe when I tie my shoes
-not being able to find clothes that fit right
-being the "fat freind"
-my double chin
-the way I feel about myself every time I look in the mirror
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 12:12 AM
*Struggling to get in and out of the car.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 12:15 AM
your first reason is hilarious!!!!! I think many will agree that he/she is an idiot
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 3:37 AM
or, you go through a traumatic, sudden death of a loved one, suffer a nervous breakdown and have to take anti-psychotic and mood-stabilizing medications that put 40 pounds on you within a year. don't believe me? try it. then share YOUR experience. presumtuous attitudes are another thing i won't miss. and people who talk out their @ss like they know all about my eating habits and why i am heavy.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 9:20 AM
My big clothes which take up alot of room in my closet, dressers, in my suitcase when i travel.
And now i have writers block and this was all i could think about...
I'm sure theres more...
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 10:00 AM
wondering if people are thinking about me when a jell-o commercial comes on the tv.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 10:03 AM
AMEN to all of that. I have so many clothes and nothing fits me. I need to fit into my pre pregnancy clothing. I am sick of wearing pregnancy clothing.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 10:09 AM
To add to 10:03's comment... Feeling like Jell-o when you poke yourself. :P
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 12:43 PM
People - remember although you will not miss all of these issues, you need to get to a point where you actually do something about it. Lose the weight then list what you don't miss.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 12:47 PM
feeling extremely self conscious and recognizing my low self-esteem during love scenes in movies.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 2:49 PM
why do you insinuate that we're not doing something about it? i have not yet reached my goal, but i look forward to it for many reasons. this thread helps to remember some of the horrible things about being heavy, it's not encouraging anyone to remain that way.
i won't miss people assuming that, because i still have weight to lose, that i am not working on it or haven't already lost some weight.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 3:31 PM
wondering which outfits won't make me look so big!!
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 3:37 PM
Pulling up your pants when you sit down to cover your fat.
Stuffing your in the bathroom because you dont want poeple to notice you eating (High school mostly)
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 6:41 PM
agree with all the above
not fitting in the seat/hanging over into the next seat ie: restaurants with small booths, sporting events, movies, airplanes etc....
Saturday, May 26, 2007, 3:50 PM
Things I won't miss about being fat
Feet swelling at the end of the day
Looking at photos from recent events and being surprised at what I look like!
Bizarre comments like the one from 12:47
Muffin top - and I used to love muffins...
When pulling things off the rack turning the m around to check the size of the rear first
The pain of the hook and eye from a skirt digging into my skin
Saturday, May 26, 2007, 4:39 PM
I can totally identify with your comments.
I would love never to wear the baggy, large size t-shirt at the yoga classes while everyone else is wearing sexy work-out clothes
Not get winded dropping my son to the daycare-3 flights of stairs
Belly sticking out
feel more energy and want to leap out of bed in the morning
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 1:46 PM
will abdo exercisesever get rid of this flab..I hear after menopause it's there to stay?
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 1:47 PM
hanging on to my last pair of pregnancy stretch pants
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 1:52 PM
Things I won't miss about being fat
Being self conscious of my tummy area.
Not wearing shorts in the summer because my shorts ride up
Not having a boyfriend because I have a low self worth because of my image I always wonder why is he talking to me is this a joke
Hoping something will fit and look right on me
Not dancing with anyone when I go out because I feel like all eyes are on the fat girl
degrading myself because Im fat
jiggle everywhere but especially my arms
watching infomercials, commercials, reading magazines, etc about other people's weight and saying next year that will be me.
Spending money on weight loss gimmicks, that don't work.
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 2:33 PM
Wearing long sleeved stuff (like light jackets and big, blousy shirts) in the summertime because in my head, it hides the rest of me.
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 5:46 PM
~being able to breathe easier
~being the only fat girl in the room (out and about or at work, etc.)
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 7:49 PM
things I won't miss about being fat
I won't miss people talking about how big my butt is in another language. You never know who can or can't understand the language. I understood.
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 7:52 PM
So, what language was it? I live in Japan, and I always wonder if they are saying things about my size! I could learn the words/ phrases, but then I ask myself, why? It would just be discouraging to my efforts!
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 8:08 PM
20 things I wont miss about being fat
1. Being so, so, so tired
2. Avoiding every mirror I can
3. Trying to find a photo of me that I dont hate
4. Having guys overlook me for the one and only reason (my weight)
5. Not having any self confidence in my appearance
6. Not being able to wear any style of clothing I want
7. Shopping at the mall for clothes in just a few select stores for the big ladies
8. BIG bras
9. fat feet
10. Not wanting to wear shorts for the sake of others not needing to see my legs
11. The looks you get from skinny people who think they are better than you just because they are thin (you know THOSE looks)
12. snoring (I sure hope this goes away or at least lessens, they say it will)
13. Being able to look in the mirror when I am naked if I so choose to do so
14. Being able to have sex whenever, wherever I choose with the lights on or off and SHOCK in the broad daylight!
15. Boobs that are actually boobs, not just lumps of fat from being plus sized (yeah they're big now, why wouldn't they be?)
16. Trying to style my hair different, do my makeup different, or something to deflect from the fact that the real problem with my appearance is my weight
17. Hiding everytime a camera is involved
18. Not having my children be able to reach around me with their arms because my waist is too large
19. Fear of breaking a chair (however irrational this may be?)
20. Hiding from the one man who may be my one true love because of my weight :(
Sunday, May 27, 2007, 8:21 PM
not wanting to go to my husbands Christmas party (for the last 2 years) because I know I will be the biggest one there
Thursday, May 31, 2007, 1:02 PM
wearing my very, very fabulous clothes again
I have a closet full of some of the most stylish glam clothes in existence, no kidding I work in fashion, and have amazing clothes, that right now, I lend to thin friends.
Jumping in the pool with my kids, arms raised, whooping and screaming, and not caring who sees what.
Wearing just a simple sleeveless dress with a belt around it, not some great big floatimg mu-mu.
Sex without feeling repulsive.
Squatting down and not feeling the enormous rolls of fat on my stomach
having a friendly relationship with the bathroom scale
not feeling matronly
that'll do for a start
Thursday, May 31, 2007, 6:20 PM
Making up excuses not to go swimming or play physical games
Feeling terrible eating in front of people
Being obsessed with food
Wearing jeans in the middle of summer and having everyone ask why
Missing opportunities because I'm afraid I'll be too fat.
Not being able to wear cute clothes
Wearing pants to church all the time
Jeans wearing out on the inside of the thigh
Being the only fat girl in a room
Rude comments about my weight
Never feeling attractive
Things I'm looking forward to-
Going swimming with friends
Wearing cute clothes
Being in control of food
Feeling attractive and flirty
And so many more. :)
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 9:24 AM
looking forward to:
shopping, shopping, shopping!
no more pubic mound
bending over without grunting
seeing my figure emerge
running without thigh-clap
no more cankles
wearing sleeveless shirts
inviting a man into my happy places totally carefree
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 9:33 AM
i won't miss
taking my glasses off when i step in front of a mirror (because i don't want to know the truth)
being totally self-concious about my appearance all of the time
being ashamed of stepping on the scale at the doctor's office
the chair getting up with me
the two ginormous rolls that form my midsection
thigh friction rubbing holes into my pants
wearing wide shoes
pants with lycra
shopping at the "big girl" stores
avoiding social occasions because i've nothing to wear
being invisible to men
being patronized by thinner women
being discriminated against for being "big"
being called a "big girl"
being totally uncomfortable when a man touches me
wearing clothes to disguise my body instead of enhancing my body
missing out on fashion
feeling old and incumbered
seeing my reflection in store windows and wincing
sitting on the otherside of the table from my smaller friends at restaurants
i could go on and on ad infinitum. . .
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 10:08 AM
I look forward to:
Being able to cross my legs without looking like a man because my thighs are so big that the top leg can't hang down along my bottom leg.
Dance without moving one way while by jigglers move another.
Buying hip clothes.
Not being criticized for being big, because my family are all small Chinese people...and not being described as being "big boned"
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 10:15 AM
The swoosh that I hear when I walk in my jeans.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 1:16 PM
Great thread! I'm glad to read that I'm not the only one looking forward to smaller boobs. These things are so heavy and get in the way. I have back ache and dents in the top of my shoulders. I have to buy big enough clothes to go around my hips and waist, but they have to be even bigger to go around these boobs.
I really look forward to being able to buy that pretty little bra I just walked by in Walmart.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 2:18 PM
Haha, thigh-clap. I remember running up the stairs and thinking "what the hell was that??"
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 6:15 PM
I won't miss avoiding contact with children between the ages of 2 to 5. In all their glorious curiousity, they are bound to ask the question... why are you fat?
Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 1:31 AM
-Knocking things over (I was never this clumsy until I got fat)
-Rude comments from people (actually had someone moo at me in store)
-'Well meaning' comments
-My nephew (2.5 yrs old) trying to jiggle the arm fat cause he thinks its funny
-Getting winded all the time
-Finding only clothes that are ugly that fit.
-Getting asked if I am physically able to do stuff. Just cause I am fat doesn't make me handicapped.
-Being ignored by people
-Being afraid to socialize cause someone always makes a 'well meaning' comment
Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:54 AM
My thighs rubbing together so much that I sometimes wonder if the friction could start a fire. Double chins
Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:59 AM
Grunting when I get up from kneeling on the floor.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 1:43 PM
Feeling too fat & uncomfortable to go the one place I should be, the gym.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:33 PM
I look forward to being able to cross my legs again!
Sunday, September 23, 2007, 11:23 PM
I look forward to these giant boobs getting smaller and the back ache disapearing too.
Tuesday, October 09, 2007, 12:04 PM
I am in process, but these are the things that I am thankful for already! (and there is NO going back!)
Being able to wear cute workout clothes to the gym
Being able to shop in "normal" stores and buy regular sizes
Not being afraid to ride rides at Six Flags, because I know that I will fit in the seat
Feeling cute and more attractive
Feeling fit and physically feeling good
Being able to kneel down or get something off of the floor, and get back up without grabbing something to help get me back up
Thighs not chafing like they used to, not having to go nuts with the baby powder every time I get dressed
Being able to wear shorts and not worry about them riding up between my legs
Having my cholesterol being in the "good" range--that is the most important one of all. My doctor wanted to put me on medication a year and a half ago!
It's weird getting out of the mindset that everything has to be big to hide my body--sometimes I have a momentary freakout that something is too form fitting, but then I realize that it is okay, it actually looks good!
Good luck, everyone!!
Tuesday, October 09, 2007, 1:15 PM
I wont miss....
my love handles!
the back fat near my bra straps!
my thighs rubbing together.
Tuesday, October 09, 2007, 4:41 PM
I won't miss feeling guilty and substandard.
Like I am a disappointment.
Feeling like a failure even though I am doing excellent on my diet.
Missing out on life.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 1:55 AM
Can I ask a question? This past summer I have just not tolerated the heat. It almost makes me ill. Is there any chance that this will go away when I'm smaller or is it from pre-menopause? Any guesses?
What I like about getting a start on improving my health? Feeling like I'm in charge of the food, not the other way around.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 12:57 PM
12:57 my guess is that heat won't bother you nearly so much once you've waved bye-bye to your extra insulation.
I'm at the weight I want to be (thankfully) and here are a few things I won't miss:
- Quietly hating myself. I knew it was harmful to feel that way and wouldn't give it too much conscious thought, but it was always there.
- Tensing up or moving dh's hand away from my belly when we were spooning.
- Hiding from everyone. Like not wanting to introduce myself to new neighbors until I lost weight.
- Ignoring fashion. Shopping was such a miserable experience and the last thing I wanted was "look at me" clothing.
- Eating in that depressed "I'm hopeless anyway" binge mode.
For all of you out there who are struggling, there IS hope. I can remember watching a singer on an MTV video, thinking "I will never ever have legs like that again". But guess what? Mine are better!
Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 6:31 PM
my list includes:
bending over and beening breathless
wearing a tshirt over my bathingsuit
leg shafts in the summer time
men judging me only by my weight
people thinking I am lazy because of my weight
the extra heaviness on my stomach which hurts my back
the extralarge bras- granny boobs
feling self conscious
feeling out of control
lack of style choices, not being able to wear this seasons fashions
being afraid to feel sexy
getting the "its too bad" look.
not being able to pig out without judgement from others- even looks.
feeling guilty for my health
Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 10:58 PM
oh yeah, and my big big one is I will not miss putting something off until I lose weight ever again! How lame of me!
Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 10:59 PM
I don't know about your body but for me the heat always makes me feel icky. No strength and harder to breathe. That sort of thing. And swelling above and beyond the normal.
I hope that is all it is for you. It will soon be cool out. Where I live it already is.
Wet, stormy and just no fun.
Thursday, October 11, 2007, 1:58 AM
Wearing skirts and pants with elastic waistlines
I will not miss wearing pants and skirts with elastic waistlines. Yuck!
Friday, October 12, 2007, 12:15 AM
AMEN to the no more elastic waiste bands. They make me feel fat and old. And why oh why do clothes makers assume that because I'm fat I'm also short? I'm only 5'8" tall but every one always has to look at my socks!!
Friday, October 12, 2007, 1:53 PM
I won't miss my stomach and my boobs being the same size nor will I miss my stomach sitting on my lap when I sit down.
Monday, December 17, 2007, 12:56 PM
I will not miss....
I will not miss seeing new red, and purple stretch marks show up on my body!
Monday, December 17, 2007, 1:35 PM
Saturday, December 22, 2007, 2:55 PM
Things to look forward to:
*my new tree stand that I need to loose about 20 lbs to use
*The sexy panties and bras
*MY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION (can I laugh then)
*getting into a sleeveless shirt.
Saturday, December 22, 2007, 3:08 PM
I will not miss being sad about my body every day and wondering when I will do something about it.
Saturday, December 22, 2007, 4:03 PM
Great thread here. I agree with most of these. My big ones though are:
I want to wear a short sleeve or sleeveless short without looking like a linebacker,
I want to wear shorts in the summer, my legs have been so horrid the last few years i haven't exposed more than capri pants,
I want to walk into a club and feel sexy, good, pretty, heads turning, not invisible to men. I've been there before and I want it back!
Wednesday, January 02, 2008, 5:27 PM
Thank you, thank you for this inspiration!
My list of things I will not miss about being fat:
1. Not being able to do jumping jacks
2. I'm with you all on the big, floppy boobs
3. Not going out because I feel so self-conscious
4. Being a bad role model
5. Oily skin
6. My mother's comments
7. Being single!
8. Seat belts that are super uncomfortable
9. Hating myself
10. My kids being made fun of because of my size
Wednesday, January 02, 2008, 6:04 PM
I won't miss my muffin top. blech!
Thursday, January 03, 2008, 11:01 AM
I won't miss feeling that "I'm not good enough"
Thursday, January 03, 2008, 11:12 AM
i will not miss the constant guilt and negativity. much like my weight, it is oozing out into other areas of my life.
Thursday, January 03, 2008, 11:59 AM
Being looked over.
Thursday, January 03, 2008, 11:04 PM
I won't miss feeling guilty when I eat even if it is a "good" meal
Friday, January 04, 2008, 6:47 PM
Please contact Carecredit. They offer you a list of cosmetic/surgery doctors who accept Carecredit insurance that they provide.
PS Remember you have options for whatever you face in life. Google searching is one of them! Never settle. You deserve the best!
Tuesday, January 29, 2008, 12:34 AM
Flat chest wannabee
I sincerely hope I get flatter & flatter as I lose weight. I agree that I will not miss my fat boobs! I also will not miss struggling to touch certain parts of my body. I will not miss having to wonder if there will be seats big enough, etc when I go somewhere.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008, 1:25 AM
If they're hurting your back and stuff, doesn't your medical cover reduction surgery?
Tuesday, January 29, 2008, 2:41 AM
My belly resting on the bed when I lay on my side.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 2:00 PM
i will not miss
the under arm giggle
trouble buttoning my pants
what i like the most
being called thin
1 1/2 years of work.... 5 lbs left until goal weight
Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 2:36 PM
Making the car scrape under your weight because you're in the back seat
Saturday, January 03, 2009, 5:16 PM
being afraid of seeing people i knew in high school
not being able to wear all my cute clothes
not washing jeans just because i know they're stretched out a little bit after wearing them once so i can feel even a little more comfortable
not even caring to do my hair or make up because i'm fat - i couldn't look good if i wanted to anyway.
resenting my roommate when she talks about her size 6 skinny jeans
injuring my joints and always having a tense back
my small boobs looking even smaller atop my donut belly
finding new cellulite and fat pooches - it'd be nice to find new abs and thighs i worked hard for
just having it occupy my mind when I clearly have so much more to be worried about
knowing that i'm at risk for health issues
oh i could go on...
Saturday, January 03, 2009, 6:50 PM
i won't miss:
my husband wanting to be with other girls because i don't want to do it
having to buy "old lady" bras to fit my gigantic boobs in.
not being able to wear my original wedding ring because i've gained so much
cleavage to my neck
boob sticking out under the bra
looking as if i were pregnant and maternity clothes fitting better
not being able to play outside with my daughters because i dont' have the energy...
Sunday, January 04, 2009, 4:58 PM
Things I won't miss about being fat
You hit the nail on the head. I agreed with all 10 of your comments. They fit me perfectly!
Monday, January 05, 2009, 1:01 PM
wearing my skinny jeans! And i will not miss.....
...hiking up my jeans when i sit down so the tummy doesn't pooch out over the top of them
...being crazy jealous every time i'm watchin a movie with my husband and thinking "i bet he wishes i looked like her"
...having my fat get in the way when i'm doing yoga (hello, toes! i missed you!)
...spending hours in the tanning salon, thinking "tan fat looks smaller than pale fat!"
...having to buy only black, white, or beige bras- cuz that's all that i can find in my size!
...also, having to wear bras with about eighty eyehook thingies on them
..."plus size" sections in stores (i shopped for a while only at old navy because their bigger clothes are in the same section as the "normal' sizes)
...and i'm so with ya'll on the thigh chafing!!
love this thread!!
Sunday, February 08, 2009, 11:25 AM
Something I won't miss:
The snotty sales girls at the cosmetics stores, who look at you as though you have no right to be shopping there, who seem to think you're ruining their atmosphere of polish with your extra pounds, and who ignore you when you try to ask a question. As if a little extra weight must surely bar you from ever doing anything to improve your appearance!
Sunday, February 08, 2009, 12:15 PM
Avoiding having my photo taken!
Sunday, February 08, 2009, 9:24 PM
shopping-- no nice clothes!
buying a $55 jog bra online because there are no decent bras in town only to find it doesn't even come close to fitting.
back pain, foot pain, mirror pain
remembering how cute i looked when i was thin
avoiding public places
pulling up pants, pulling shirts down over the long-time-since-post-baby-gut
wearing pants on the beach
not being able to jump or run
working my butt off in yoga and the dreadful reflection looking back
teaching yoga to people who are thin
doing shoulderstand and having my boobs suffocating me
not being able to run and chase my son up and down the beach
going to the in-laws house and dealing with the judgement
normal yoga clothes being ill fitting
looking in the mirror and not seeing the real me
Monday, February 09, 2009, 12:12 AM
One piece bathing suits! (and waiting to take off my cover up until I'm laying down sucking in) - can't wait to get that cute victoria's secret bikini!
Being just as bundled up in the summer as I am the winter
Not even owning a pair of shorts
Feeling like I have to make excuses when I meet someone by telling them I'm in the process of losing weight
10 pounds til goal weight!! Can't wait for summer for the first time in my life!
Monday, February 09, 2009, 12:03 PM
I am 1/3 of the way there....
What I won't miss
* boobs that cause cleaveage in shirts that go up to my neck
* not wearing shorts because my legs rub/ chaffing!
* not wanting to experiment during sex (what might he think!)
* Cameras AHHHHH!
* my stomach hanging over every pair of pants and then never drying my pants so they don't go back to their original form
* body pain
* looks from people
* the devil in the mirror
* not wanting to show any skin
WHAT I WILL AND AM BEGINNING TO LOVE!!!!!-
* my body
* my clothes
* smiling big in pictures
* feeling great
* hiking, biking, and climbing again
* Rollercoasters and rides!
* being told I look skinny
* not looking to food for the answer
* LOVING the outside of me!
Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 12:48 AM
looking forward to
i just started my weight loss goals last week so i have abit to go still
things i wont miss and looking forward to
1, going to social events and meeting up with old friends again (have been refusing to meet old friends for about 12 months)
2, my thighs not chaffing the skin peels and sweating. *that bad i had to go doctors*
3, being able to cross my legs
4,not being embarrassed when walking around into a normal clothes store knowing everyone knows you only fit into the biggest size.
5,not having the tops you once own/worn 1 yr ago now being too tight when you try to attempt wearing it, the tops roll up when you walk/sit down and having to pull them down.
6, feeling comfortable in clothes. everything i wear, te biggest size feel uncomfy and too tight.
7,people not asking if your pregnant
8,people not saying omg you've gained weight since the last time they saw me.
9, not having people say i used to be your size to talk about how much weight theyve lost.
10, being out of breath and get sweaty easily
11, being able to look at myself in the mirror BELOW MY FACE. lol
12, not having to wear stretch sweat pants cos they are the only thing that fit comfortably
13, not having the inner thighs bit of your pants worn/rip after about 2 weeks of buying them because the material have been chaffing against each other when you walk.
14,linked to 13, not having to buy a new pair of pants every 2 weeks due to ripped/loose stitching on the inner thighs of pants.
15, most of all iam also looking forward to not having skinny girls look at me like they are wayyy better than me and give me a look even though some of them who do that to me have half a brain and dont know how to put a sentence together.
16, the last one. having girls bitching about why they dont know why guys find me attractive and would go for me and why alot of guys like me because iam fat. (iam popular with the men because of my personality but some girls think its all about looks)
Sunday, February 15, 2009, 6:46 AM
worrying what I'll wear if I say yes to a social event or how I'll look in a swim suit or in shorts, etc.
Sunday, February 15, 2009, 4:56 PM
4:56, that's exactly what I was going to say. I had lost about seventy pounds, and then recently gained twenty of it back. Nothing fits and I refuse to buy too many bigger clothes, as I feel like I'm admitting that I'll always be this big. So when I get invited out, I always worry if my ONE good pair of jeans and my ONE nice shirt are clean, and if anyone will notice that I always wear the same damn thing every time we go out.
I definitely will not miss that.
Monday, February 16, 2009, 9:53 AM
Things I won't miss about being fat.........
Opening my closet and finding all the same fat clothes I hate.
Bending over to tie my shoes.
Shopping for a bathing suits.
Worrying about what people are thinking when they look at me.
Feeling bad about me.
Hiding behind big sweatshirts and oversized clothes.
I won't miss any of that!
Monday, February 16, 2009, 6:35 PM
I won't miss:
1) the leg chafing thing...you know when you walk and your pants make that lovely noise that lets everyone know Thunder Thighs is on the move.
2) Having a Ton of clothes in the closet and nothing to wear...because you can't find anything that you feel comfortable in besides sweats and T's
3) not wanting to go to the beach because people will see you
4) wearing the same 2-3 pairs of pants over and over again because they are the only ones that somewhat fit
5) using a safety pin instead of the button on your pants to give my waist that extra 1/4"
6) Not having any comfortable or Pretty bras. Why is it that most of the bras in the "D" section are only Hospital white, black or some other ugly color no one wants to wear
7) Butt Cleavage...or overage....
8) wearing only capris inthe summer because I'm too embarassed to wear my shorts
9) Feeling like I look Frumpy
10) embarassed when my Hot Husband introduces me to a co-worker and thinking "they must be wondering how he ended up with a frump like me"
11) Being afraid to wave because of the 2nd wave from the under arm
12) crossing my arms UNDER my chest to help keep the girls up...and having people think I'm being unsocial
13) would love to go to a social gathering and not think I'm the most unattrative person there and actually enjoy myself.
14) not lose the feeling in my arm because my bra strap is cutting off my circulation...I would love to downgrade to a "C" cup - Can't understand why women actually have implants to make themselves a "D"....Nuts!
I used to be thin (117-115lbs) and thought I was fat...now what I wouldn't give to be the way I was. =) But at this age.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009, 3:59 PM
I Won't Miss...
There are SO many things I don't miss about being fat:
1. Not wanting to go shopping because it was hard for me - I got all sweaty trying on things and NOTHING ever fit right!
2. Not wanting to run into people from high school or college because I had gotten so fat.
3. Being the "fat" sibling at family gatherings.
4. Not being able to cross my legs.
5. Feeling bad about myself all the time.
6. Not wanting to take pictures.
7. Not wanting to go out.
I lost 60 pounds and I AM NEVER GOING BACK!!!
Thursday, March 12, 2009, 3:36 PM
I can relate to soooo many of the things already listed here, I won't even bother with my own list. It would just duplicate most of yours.
Things I will Love when I lose the weight:
Feeling attractive again!
Gaining my self confidence back, not being so insecure.
Being comfortable in my own skin again.
Not being unneccessarily jealous of the "skinny" girls - LOL
Being able to wear regular shorts and CUTE clothes that I actually like! (funny how they don't make the clothes i like in my size - hmm weird LOL)
I'm sure there are many other things, but I'll keep it short. ;)
Thursday, March 12, 2009, 4:01 PM
I was always chubby & worked my butt off to get outta the double digits... Then.I got pregnant & married, and became "comfortable". *sigh* Now I'm fat again.. I caught my husband looking @ porn... Why wouldn't he though, I never give him any cause I hate my body. While we were watching tv an ab workout commercial came on and he asked if the girls came with it. I feel so ashamed that I let myself get this way again. He fell in love with a size 2, not a 14.
I HATE EVERYTHING ABOUT BEING FAT.
Monday, January 04, 2010, 12:25 AM
Being fat sucks! It hurts every part of my life.
Monday, January 04, 2010, 6:47 AM
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Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 11:17 AM
What I wont miss about being fat;
1) Rude people
2) Feeling ppl looking at me b/c I am fat
3) Not beng able to fit into most clothes
4) Only being able to fit into what the plus size section can make and consider stylish for 'big' women
5) Granny panties
6) Being able to bend down and shave
7) Not getting winded from walking up stairs
8) Not being treated differently...Been at all over the scale so I know ppl DO treat you different if your fat
9) Dreading swim suit shopping
10) Not have to worry about feeling self conscious naked
Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 10:32 PM
I won't miss the disrespect
I notice when I am fat that men hit on me. But when I am at a normal weight, I get treated with much more respect, and I don't get the overt sexual advances.
Just because I am fat does not mean I am desperate for sex. I am happily married and wear a wedding ring. I think because I am currently fat some men must think I have low self esteem and would easily jump in bed with them. It infuriates me that some men jump to this conclusion just by looking at me. They have no idea who I am and how much self esteem I have.
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