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2010-01-01 02:05:01 PM  
Joshie: /hit 230 at 6'3" once//educated himself and is very happy at 165


6"3" @ 165 lb? You sound like a 98 pound weakling!

/do people call you Stringbean? Strang?
//you ever play basketball?
///How's the weather up there, Strang?
//can you wriggle through a heating ducts? lol
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2010-01-01 02:08:21 PM  
I'm 5'8", 145 lbs, people call me "skinny." WTF?
 
2010-01-01 02:28:52 PM  
i just torrented a workout program (Horton's 10-minute trainer) that i intend to start this week.

emphasis on 'intend'.
 
2010-01-01 02:30:01 PM  
I used to be fat. Fat is all good healthy fun until you get old or something breaks. Then it sucks. Really bad. There are more meds to keep unhealthy people alive longer, but it ain't the same as being healthy. Old, fat people I know are barely tottering along on arthritic pins, and taking a drugstore worth of meds, each of which interacts badly with a lot of other things. It's a pain to exercise and cut back your food, but being fat is a bigger pain.

But these people who claim sharing the planet w/fat people ruins their lives? They are dainty little things. Try living in the ghetto and sharing your life with muggers, or living in Iran with assholes who harass women for showing off the arms, or inform to the government if you aren't a "good" Islamist. Fat people aren't any skin off my nose.
 
2010-01-01 02:36:16 PM  
Moonfisher: Most people are like lab rats, they enjoy hitting the button to get a treat. If fast food places vanished, so would the thick waistlines. As long as people are going to be allowed to make poor choices on a regular basis, they are going to continue to make them. Most American adults are just overgrown children who will overindulge themselves and practice little restraint. Personally, I think they should put sterility drugs in fast food. The problem would sort itself out in a few decades.

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2010-01-01 02:47:08 PM  
Mya_Buttreeks: The real question is what would Gene Masseth think about this?

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RIP Gene Masseth
 
2010-01-01 02:49:28 PM  
i486.photobucket.com
There are a lot more "Americans" than there were 10 years ago.
 
2010-01-01 02:51:06 PM  
i'm 29, 5'10", 135lbs, AND i live in SAN ANTONIO texas. people here are either huge, semi-huge, or thick (chubby, wtfever), with a small population of people like yours truly.

the fat epidemic in america is a direct result of capitalism, but no one wants to talk about that part of the situation much cause it reflects huge flaws in the system... but i digress, fat people tire easily when reading.

oh, and i eat mexican food all day, everyday. suck it fattys.
 
2010-01-01 02:58:53 PM  
MagicalAtomicGarden: i'm 29, 5'10", 135lbs, AND i live in SAN ANTONIO texas. people here are either huge, semi-huge, or thick (chubby, wtfever), with a small population of people like yours truly.

Funny, I was just in San Antonio for several weeks on business, I can tell you, it's true what they say, everything is bigger in Texas, especially the people. I'm a size 12, at home in Portland, OR, I'm probably about middle of the road as far as weight goes, about half of people are smaller than me, half larger. In Texas, though, I felt downright skinny, it was pretty rare to see someone who was thinner than I.
 
2010-01-01 03:24:08 PM  
nucal: I see your Dialing Wand and raise you a Comfort Wipe (new window)


The spoof was funnier
 
2010-01-01 03:27:47 PM  
and drawing up a new set of goals for 2020 expected to be more numerous and - perhaps - less ambitious.
"We need to strike a balance of setting targets that are achievable and also ask the country to reach,


Is this only in America or is this stupid spread across national boarders?
When designing nuclear containments the engineers decided to use a 6x6 flying about in a hurricane. When the bean counters got ahold of the concrete costs the engineers changed the 6x6 to a 2x4. Less concrete, less cost, more achievable. Oh, that's MUCH better, just as safe, right?
So dropping 15% of my fat is too hard? How about if I lose 7.5% of my fat? Will I be healthier anyway?
Jeeze people, it's not easy that's why it's called "effort".
 
2010-01-01 03:32:57 PM  
www.grubgrade.com

Can be found in your local grocer's freezers.
 
2010-01-01 03:34:01 PM  
came for the mu mu.
 
2010-01-01 04:05:22 PM  
i141.photobucket.com
 
2010-01-01 04:10:51 PM  
Joshie: People who think it's of no importance whether others are fat clearly avoid The Public.

Fat people regularly inconvenience everybody else. Whether it be public transportation and flying, waiting for the McFattington family to waddle across the street while you drum on your steering wheel, TRASHING places of business in any number of rude ways out of spite for a world they have trouble fitting in (pick up the crap your rascal knocks over, biatch--i'm looking at you, too, mom with stroller), holding up rollercoasters at amusement parks while they piss and moan that a harness's maximum setting for safe use is discriminatory (dads, you're just as irritating--no, your stupid 3 year old did NOT just get off the ride ten minutes ago, he's still too short, gtfo), and wasting perfectly good bandwidth on articles about the fat acceptance movement when it could've been used on porn or something.

People criticize you every time you start a diet because it's the FIFTEENTH FREAKIN TIME and they're tired of putting up with your cries for support that obviously had no positive effect on you the last fourteen times you 'dieted'. So yes, they're going to tell you that skipping breakfast, living off of slimfast, and secretly binging on little debbies at 2am won't farking work.

/hit 230 at 6'3" once
//educated himself and is very happy at 165
///so i'm allowed to call a fat fark a fat fark.


You know who else wanted to remove people he thought were unsightly from society?
Other than Shoshon the elegant.
 
2010-01-01 04:34:28 PM  
dna_level_c: I'm 5'8", 145 lbs, people call me "skinny." WTF?

That's not skinny, that's thin. Three years ago I was 5'8" and 130, and THAT's skinny.

Then I started working out and right now I'm up to 155 with 13% body fat. I like the way I look much more now. I'm more confident, have more energy, and more self confidence. I'm still *lean*, but I can't count my ribs anymore.
 
2010-01-01 05:27:28 PM  
nucal: I see your Dialing Wand and raise you a Comfort Wipe (new window)

Some questions for the makers of Comfort Wipe:

Will there be one for every member of the household next to the toilet? Does the whole family share the same Comfort Wipe?
How about public toilets? Are we expected to have each our Comfort Wipe dangling from our belts or will there be one chained to every john?

/I'll do it the old-fashioned way, thankyouverymuch
 
2010-01-01 05:40:41 PM  
You are what you eat...

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2010-01-01 06:31:32 PM  
I was in good shape in 2006. I walked a lot at campus or with my doggies, fed, trained and rode horses, ate reasonably, etc. Then I moved in with my bf in Newfoundland and had nothing to do but play Guild Wars or WoW and go to school. I gained fifty pounds over three years and got terribly depressed because of it. Eating less didn't seem to help since I was just eating less junk. Bf being a chef and bringing home fried noodles and fattening desserts on a regular basis didn't help either. That sweet, loving bastard.

Since I've moved to CA with my parents I've lost over twenty five pounds in three months just eating more veggies, riding an exercise bike and walking around the block a few times a day. I actually eat far more now, but none of it is fried noodles or cheesecakes or greasy pizza.
 
2010-01-01 06:57:15 PM  
MagicalAtomicGarden: i'm 29, 5'10", 135lbs, AND i live in SAN ANTONIO texas. people here are either huge, semi-huge, or thick (chubby, wtfever), with a small population of people like yours truly.

the fat epidemic in america is a direct result of capitalism, but no one wants to talk about that part of the situation much cause it reflects huge flaws in the system... but i digress, fat people tire easily when reading.

oh, and i eat mexican food all day, everyday. suck it fattys.


That's interesting considering the neighborhoods I've always lived in are made up of professional, career oriented upper middle class people that are successfully knee-deep in capitalism and to a man and woman we're all very fit. Gym memberships, walking and jogging trails etc. I work for a Utility co. and work in the "poor" neighborhoods 8 hours a day and to a man and woman and infant, the majority are fat and lazy. They're the ones living the Socialist dream: uneducated and on welfare and food stamps. I think you got it backwards there, Junior. Let me put this picture up again:

i486.photobucket.com
These two lovelies are waiting in line for government food.

The rest here are just random food line and food bank photos. Living the Socialist dream. Free food from the government.
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Bastions of physical fitness.
 
2010-01-01 08:07:44 PM  
'Most workplace injuries are down.'

This will happen when you ship all your manufacturing jobs overseas, and hire illegal immigrants -- who won't report on-the-job injuries, for the most part -- to do the rest of the physically-demanding work.

A nation of burger- and house-flippers, marketing consultants and retail drones just doesn't get hurt that often.
 
2010-01-01 08:29:28 PM  
fanbladesaresharp: mrapier: God you fat farks, go for a walk or something.

Stay away from the sharpies sweetheart.


:/
 
2010-01-02 12:00:50 AM  
I blame cheap fructose.
 
2010-01-02 04:09:28 AM  
LordOfThePings: I blame cheap fructose.

Mmmmm fructose
www.imperialfrozenfoods.com
(wishes those were super cheap along with other delicious berries, mellons, and other fruits)
 
2010-01-02 05:04:14 AM  
Iron Chef Scottish: zoombie: I have no idea why America is so fixated on weight as a society. It is really no important how much someone else weighs, nor is it any of your business. So what is Americans eat a ton, don't exercise? If you do, glad you enjoy that, but it is no reason to look down on those who don't.

You sound fat.


No. Morbidly obese. Like "get the crane to get out of the reinforced bed" obese.
 
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