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2012-10-04 12:58:10 AM

Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?


I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?
 
2012-10-04 12:58:48 AM

Flying Lasagna Monster: the chick is a fatty. a bitter fatty.


And you are an angry labeler...and?

So?

How about you focus on your own inadequacy, asshat.
 
2012-10-04 12:59:44 AM
Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

catmacros.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-10-04 12:59:46 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?


Position of power?

Ha!
 
2012-10-04 12:59:55 AM
No matter how much some fatties exercise, they still may have some problem areas that don't respond.

For example, look at this fatty. Exercise alone isn't enough to help her. She needs to put down the donuts to get rid of that disgusting fatty belly.

www.rodale.com
 
2012-10-04 01:01:29 AM

Teufelaffe: Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

[catmacros.files.wordpress.com image 597x464]


Your pix reminds me of my kitty-friend, but I suspect you already knew that...
 
2012-10-04 01:01:30 AM

TOSViolation:


It does have a bearing on her job performance, because she's making it seem like it's ok to be a fatty to the fatty little kids who may watch her on TV.
When you see things often enough, you can become desensitized to them. She's hard to miss.

As for her being aware of her weight, that's pretty much what the email was about. She doesn't seem to be or doesn't seem to be aware that it's an issue.
The email was referencing the fact that she's been a fatty for quite some time without seeming to take any action to fix her problem.


Her job performance was such that she was able to get high enough ratings to keep her position for over a decade so obviously her weight wasn't an issue. As far as her being a role model to small children, if you expect a news anchor in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to be a role model for your kids, you're a failure as a parent and a human being
 
2012-10-04 01:01:51 AM

TOSViolation: No matter how much some fatties exercise, they still may have some problem areas that don't respond.

For example, look at this fatty. Exercise alone isn't enough to help her. She needs to put down the donuts to get rid of that disgusting fatty belly.

[www.rodale.com image 320x290]


I bet if she waits long enough, say a few months, that'll just go away on its own.
 
2012-10-04 01:02:05 AM
she's the douche for making herself the farking news story. guy sends you douchebaggy letter, whatever.., deal with it, privately.
 
2012-10-04 01:03:27 AM
Put

the fork..

DOWN.
 
2012-10-04 01:04:54 AM

Indubitably: Position of power?

Ha!


You think having an inability to broadcast to dozens of people in the LaCrosse area isn't a position of power? All TV reporters get asked for autographs no matter the market size, being local celebrities and all. Having a free 4 minute block to air your grievances publicly for what was a private email is power. Sure, the lawyer could have bought air time to do the same, but that would have cost hundreds of dollars.

In this scenario, neither party was right. In this scenario, one person was (possibly) a bully, but it wasn't the guy. I don't give a rats ass if someone is thin, fat, black, white, gay, straight, republican, democrat, etc., but she did two things I take offense at: she played the bully card (by doing so belittled the plight of people that are actually bullied) and she did exactly what she accused the guy of.
 
2012-10-04 01:05:45 AM

Indubitably: Teufelaffe: Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

[catmacros.files.wordpress.com image 597x464]

Your pix reminds me of my kitty-friend, but I suspect you already knew that...


i649.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-04 01:06:19 AM

cmb53208: TOSViolation:


It does have a bearing on her job performance, because she's making it seem like it's ok to be a fatty to the fatty little kids who may watch her on TV.
When you see things often enough, you can become desensitized to them. She's hard to miss.

As for her being aware of her weight, that's pretty much what the email was about. She doesn't seem to be or doesn't seem to be aware that it's an issue.
The email was referencing the fact that she's been a fatty for quite some time without seeming to take any action to fix her problem.

Her job performance was such that she was able to get high enough ratings to keep her position for over a decade so obviously her weight wasn't an issue. As far as her being a role model to small children, if you expect a news anchor in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to be a role model for your kids, you're a failure as a parent and a human being



She has high ratings because of all the fatties that would rather look at her instead of someone who is thinner than they are.

That's one of the reasons I think the vampire craze has blown up so much. All the fatty women fantasize about not having to look at themselves in the mirror.
 
2012-10-04 01:07:21 AM

Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.


I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do. They don't have to wonder if they should wear something that covers them more even though it's hot because they might be harassed. They don't have to wonder if they should dress down when doing to meet their sweetheart because people assume the girl is dressing up to show off to the planet and needs to have her appearence noted to her. They aren't throwing up their food because of comments like the ones here in this thread which make girls afraid of eating. It's not rare for girls' to get comments no matter how they look or what they do. You're pretty? I need to tell you. You're ugly? You need to know this since you obviously don't know and being attractive is your job. You're upset somebody talked badly about how you look? You must be a biatch since this is most likely an event that almost never happens to you at all and isn't a huge problem for girls. Don't like freaky street harassment? That's crazy because you should be flattered! Just make sure your boobs are big, but natural. And don't wear make up, but have perfect skin. Realize that being seen in public while not being sexually attractive and fit is bad for young girls. Just letting men decide how you look and what you eat and do is probably your best bet.
 
2012-10-04 01:07:40 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: Position of power?

Ha!

You think having an inability to broadcast to dozens of people in the LaCrosse area isn't a position of power? All TV reporters get asked for autographs no matter the market size, being local celebrities and all. Having a free 4 minute block to air your grievances publicly for what was a private email is power. Sure, the lawyer could have bought air time to do the same, but that would have cost hundreds of dollars.

In this scenario, neither party was right. In this scenario, one person was (possibly) a bully, but it wasn't the guy. I don't give a rats ass if someone is thin, fat, black, white, gay, straight, republican, democrat, etc., but she did two things I take offense at: she played the bully card (by doing so belittled the plight of people that are actually bullied) and she did exactly what she accused the guy of.


She did?

Look, this feels like defending the Inquisition to me: you are out of line, period.

Check yourself.
 
2012-10-04 01:09:18 AM
It is incredibly rude to tell complete strangers how they should live their life. Kind of sad to see so many farkers defend this douche. I loathe people who can't mind their own farking business.
 
2012-10-04 01:10:00 AM

1. Put snakes on plane: Indubitably: Teufelaffe: Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

[catmacros.files.wordpress.com image 597x464]

Your pix reminds me of my kitty-friend, but I suspect you already knew that...

[i649.photobucket.com image 526x394]


Actually, my former kitty-friend encouraged me to write by attending the keyboard when I did, playfully sometimes...

So, boo on you, friend, albeit briefly...
 
2012-10-04 01:12:08 AM

AutumnWind: I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do


That is the best unintentional pun ever.
 
2012-10-04 01:12:23 AM

TOSViolation: Witness99: The lawyer is probably an asshole motivated by publicity, I don't care for his shenanigans. But that woman is dangerously overweight and her defensive reaction suggests she is insecure and in denial about it.

I've been 60 pounds overweight and I've been toned and athletic. Though I had "good, understandable reasons" for being fat, there was only one thing standing between gross health problems and a slender, healthy body: WORK. It takes a good 6 months of self discipline, exercising and eating right to lose a big chunk of weight.

This woman has chosen her condition, and that's her right. But obesity is a killer, and what I she were chain smoking, pounding shots of vodka or doing some other incredibly healthy thing on air? We say it's not about her weight but "who she is", but her inability to maintain her health also reflects on her character. I think she said she had three daughters...that's really the audience she needs to set an example for.


Publicity?! He sent here a PRIVATE email.

She's the one who went all Barbara Streisand with it.


Well yes, but why would he do it? He doesn't know her...he does know she's a media personality. And considering he has to be at the gym every 26 minutes, why would he devote time to this? Maybe he was just doing some marketing, trying to get new customers.
 
2012-10-04 01:13:14 AM

Indubitably: Look, this feels like defending the Inquisition to me: you are out of line, period.

Check yourself.


I'm out of line? I have not made a single personal attack towards anyone in this thread. Can you say the same?

You can't see my point, that's fine. I see your point, I just don't think it's valid. He sent an unfriendly (not mean, not cruel, etc.) email. That should have been the end of the story. The fact that it is a story at all is on her (and her husband). If you don't like criticism, don't take a job where you are in the public spot light. If the guy had come out and said she was a disgusting fatbody and an embarrassment to her children and she should stop shoveling twinkies into her mouth you might have more of a point. His email was pointed and had an opinion. It wasn't nice, but based on what it could have been she made a mountain out of a molehill and is taking every opportunity to use it to her advantage.

//Welcome to fark
 
2012-10-04 01:16:41 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: Look, this feels like defending the Inquisition to me: you are out of line, period.

Check yourself.

I'm out of line? I have not made a single personal attack towards anyone in this thread. Can you say the same?

You can't see my point, that's fine. I see your point, I just don't think it's valid. He sent an unfriendly (not mean, not cruel, etc.) email. That should have been the end of the story. The fact that it is a story at all is on her (and her husband). If you don't like criticism, don't take a job where you are in the public spot light. If the guy had come out and said she was a disgusting fatbody and an embarrassment to her children and she should stop shoveling twinkies into her mouth you might have more of a point. His email was pointed and had an opinion. It wasn't nice, but based on what it could have been she made a mountain out of a molehill and is taking every opportunity to use it to her advantage.

//Welcome to fark


///Lead by example, jackhat.
 
2012-10-04 01:18:34 AM
How much mail did Al Roker get about being a fatty? Or any other male reporter.

Yeah.

That attorney is a douchenozzle.
 
2012-10-04 01:20:40 AM

AutumnWind: Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.

I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do. They don't have to wonder if they should wear something that covers them more even though it's hot because they might be harassed. They don't have to wonder if they should dress down when doing to meet their sweetheart because people assume the girl is dressing up to show off to the planet and needs to have her appearence noted to her. They aren't throwing up their food because of comments like the ones here in this thread which make girls afraid of eating. It's not rare for girls' to get comments no matter how they look or what they do. You're pretty? I need to tell you. You're ugly? You need to know this since you obviously don't know and being attractive is your job. You're upset somebody talked badly about how you look? You must be a biatch since this is most likely an event that almost never happens to you at all and isn't a huge problem for girls. Don't like freaky street harassment? That's crazy because you should be flattered! Just make sure your boobs are big, but natural. And don't wear make up, but have perfect skin. Realize that being seen in public while not being sexually attractive and fit is bad for young girls. Just letting men decide how you look and what you eat and do is probably your best bet.


us4palin.com
 
2012-10-04 01:26:29 AM

AutumnWind: Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.

I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do. They don't have to wonder if they should wear something that covers them more even though it's hot because they might be harassed. They don't have to wonder if they should dress down when doing to meet their sweetheart because people assume the girl is dressing up to show off to the planet and needs to have her appearence noted to her. They aren't throwing up their food because of comments like the ones here in this thread which make girls afraid of eating. It's not rare for girls' to get comments no matter how they look or what they do. You're pretty? I need to tell you. You're ugly? You need to know this since you obviously don't know and being attractive is your job. You're upset somebody talked badly about how you look? You must be a biatch since this is most likely an event that almost never happens to you at all and isn't a huge problem for girls. Don't like freaky street harassment? That's crazy because you should be flattered! Just make sure your boobs are big, but natural. And don't wear make up, but have perfect skin. Realize that being seen in public while not being sexually attractive and fit is bad for young girls. Just letting men decide how you look and what you eat and do is probably your best bet.


It seems like your not considering the health angle to maintaining a healthy weight. It's not primarily about how the men view you sexually...it's about eating healthy and exercising, and not hiding behind the premise that women won't allow men to dictate their looks.
 
2012-10-04 01:29:49 AM

DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?


If it is family then yes they have the right to say something if it's a complete stranger then No it's not your place to say it. Also I have to say as someone who is battling being fat herself and it's not easy. I was given bad habits by my family food and exercise wise. It's a difficult habit to undo around family who still have these bad habits. My grandmother started to make me believe i was fat when I began puberty and my thighs started to get bigger. She would talk obsessively about weight loss and bought book after book on losing weight. and made me a teenager wear stretch top jeans and got me old ladies clothing to wear to school. Looking back at my pictures I was fine I wasn't skinny mini but I was fine. She also had Anorexia that wasn't diagnosed until she was admitted to a nursing facility.

It's not easy to lose weight when you come home from school crying because people steal your things, call you names and push you into lockers. When the people who you thought were your friends secretly call names and then one day chase you into a bathroom and spit on you sprain your ankle while they beat on you and when you tell the adults they say "Well shouldn't have done this or that then," then suspended.
You then start self medicating our depression with food. Food doesn't judge you, food doesn't care who I am it's the greatest thing in the world. Neither does t.v. T.v. doesn't have coaches yell at me when I can't run fast enough (I never was good at sports or anything physical as a child even before I was over weight) or can't throw a ball or kick strait. I'm not athletic by a long shot and why should I be? Fat people are too stupid and lazy and that's what I am to everyone else a black sheep everyone looks down at. Who's boyfriend dated me as a joke who lied and raped me. Who got away with it because"You're too fat to be raped."
 
2012-10-04 01:38:11 AM
I live in La Crosse.

For a guy who never watched her show, and when he did makes a point to call her a fatty without knowing her, or her personal history, or lifestyle is grade a jerk material.

maybe the attorney should spend more time chasing ambulances and leave the fatties alone
 
2012-10-04 01:43:47 AM

alice_600: DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?

If it is family then yes they have the right to say something if it's a complete stranger then No it's not your place to say it. Also I have to say as someone who is battling being fat herself and it's not easy. I was given bad habits by my family food and exercise wise. It's a difficult habit to undo around family who still have these bad habits. My grandmother started to make me believe i was fat when I began puberty and my thighs started to get bigger. She would talk obsessively about weight loss and bought book after book on losing weight. and made me a teenager wear stretch top jeans and got me old ladies clothing to wear to school. Looking back at my pictures I was fine I wasn't skinny mini but I was fine. She also had Anorexia that wasn't diagnosed until she was admitted to a nursing facility.

It's not easy to lose weight when you come home from school crying because people steal your things, call you names and push you into lockers. When the people who you thought were your friends secretly call names and then one day chase you into a bathroom and spit on you sprain your ankle while they beat on you and when you tell the adults they say "Well shouldn't have done this or that then," then suspended.
You then start self medicating our depression with food. Food doesn't judge you, food doesn't care who I am it's the greatest thing in the world. Neither does t.v. T.v. doesn't have coaches yell at me when I can't run fast enough (I never was good at sports or anything physical as a child even before I was over weight) or can't throw a ball or kick strait. I'm not athletic by a long shot and why should I be? Fat people are too stupid and lazy and that's what I am to everyone else a black sheep everyone looks down at. Who's boyfriend dated me as a joke who lied and raped me. Who got away with it because"You're too fat to be raped."


I've been through some of that, and yes, there are reasons people gain weight as a result of trauma, or even just the result of a stressful job etc. See it as an opportunity to grow (spiritually ;) and nurture yourself back to health. Keep a journal, meditate, whatever it takes to get your self esteem and confidence back in place. You are counting on yourself...be honest with yourself and don't let the assholes win.
 
2012-10-04 01:46:57 AM
His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.
 
2012-10-04 01:51:43 AM

Indubitably: OnlyM3: ggecko


He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.
^ This. Fat angry out of control biatch made a private conversation public. Part of her habitual failure to keep her mouth shut.

My understanding is he posted it on Facebook.

THAT is bullyup.


Apparently your whole opinion is based on your incorrect grasp of the facts. He never posted it, her husband did. She not he is the bully. Period. Now go ahead and resort to insulting me as you have everyone else in the thread who disagrees with you based on their understanding of the actual facts.

It is funny how many people you have called either stupid or moronic and yet you seem to fit either yourself.

She is a bully, her husband is a bully and their use of their public forum to stirr up their 'fans' is the buly mob mentality. Which it appears you agree with.

/you may continue trolling or spewing your uninformed opinion if you like :)
 
2012-10-04 01:52:18 AM
You can lose weight. It's hard. Sometimes you backslide. I've lost about 30 lbs, but I've got a ways to go. What got me serious this time? It wasn't watching my friends get diabetes, it was watching a friend who had gastric bypass get his life back after losing the weight. All the sudden I decided I'm too young to be feeling like I ran a marathon after one flight of stairs. I'm up to regular 2 1/2 mile walks and managed a hilly 4 miler the other day (although it left me pretty sore the next day). I could lose the battle still, but I'm hoping to keep walking past the desert cart without stopping. It was not someone telling me I was fat though that got me motivated though. I know that I'm fat.

That said, when you are a public figure, you've got to figure someone is going to pick out your every fault, and turning it into a public back and forth only encourages it. I hope she loses weight for the sake of her health and her self image, but I also hope this guy crashes his bicycle and has the seat ride up his butt (as long as it's clearly nobody else's fault. I wouldn't want a personal injury lawyer to get a chance at a lawsuit.)
 
BHK
2012-10-04 01:53:47 AM
The cost of maintaining all of his injuries, including new knees, hips, and various other parts over his lifetime plus the inevitable injuries from accidents, perhaps even a broken neck from being hit by a car and months of physical therapy, will probably cost more than anything she'll suffer from due to her obesity.
 
2012-10-04 01:53:53 AM
This thread just reminded me of a joke I heard while making fun of my obese Boy Scout leader (despite all the herp in this thread about how nobody criticizes fat men). CSB:

Me: he's so fat he has his own zip code (or some similar lame joke)
Older scout, in dead serious voice: hey, don't make fun of him. He has Dunlap syndrome.
Me: oh.... I um... I didn't....
Older scout: yeah, his stomach done lapped over his belt.

Ok, it doesn't translate into text that well, especially when you don't live in a part of the country that uses the word "done" in that context, but it was damned funny at the time.
 
2012-10-04 02:02:04 AM

Christian Bale: His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.


The thing is, a lot of fat people don't accept that they're overweight. People believe what they want to, what is comfortable. We tell ourselves what we want to hear and seek out opinions we feel comfortable with. It's easier that way. So, some fat people can bask in lala land without ever feeling they're putting their health at risk. They refuse to acknowledge it.
 
2012-10-04 02:07:36 AM

BHK: The cost of maintaining all of his injuries, including new knees, hips, and various other parts over his lifetime plus the inevitable injuries from accidents, perhaps even a broken neck from being hit by a car and months of physical therapy, will probably cost more than anything she'll suffer from due to her obesity.


He's going to maintain his injuries? What a dick.
Farking personal injury lawyers, man.
 
2012-10-04 02:13:22 AM

Witness99: Christian Bale: His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.

The thing is, a lot of fat people don't accept that they're overweight. People believe what they want to, what is comfortable. We tell ourselves what we want to hear and seek out opinions we feel comfortable with. It's easier that way. So, some fat people can bask in lala land without ever feeling they're putting their health at risk. They refuse to acknowledge it.


I am reminded of an old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .
 
2012-10-04 02:17:22 AM

alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .


You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?
 
2012-10-04 02:17:39 AM
The DB ambulance chaser is right. Dead right. And he's been civil about it in all the press I've seen on the matter.
 
2012-10-04 02:18:10 AM

Witness99: It seems like your not considering the health angle to maintaining a healthy weight. It's not primarily about how the men view you sexually...it's about eating healthy and exercising, and not hiding behind the premise that women won't allow men to dictate their looks.


So this guy is so concerned about a stranger's health that he wrote her a letter? Bullshiat. It's about letting a woman know that he's doesn't think it's fair that he has to look at her.
 
2012-10-04 02:18:18 AM
Seeing as how this is a newscaster thread on FARK, I came here hoping for pictures of Mélissa Theuriau.

Leaving disappointed.

Oh, fine, fine, here's the GIS to get you started.
 
2012-10-04 02:21:47 AM

over_and_done: Seeing as how this is a newscaster thread on FARK, I came here hoping for pictures of Mélissa Theuriau.


I think she married an Arab chav or something. We don't talk about her any more.
 
2012-10-04 02:23:04 AM

alice_600: Witness99: Christian Bale: His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.

The thing is, a lot of fat people don't accept that they're overweight. People believe what they want to, what is comfortable. We tell ourselves what we want to hear and seek out opinions we feel comfortable with. It's easier that way. So, some fat people can bask in lala land without ever feeling they're putting their health at risk. They refuse to acknowledge it.

I am reminded of an old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .


Yep, I've been there. Would tell myself all kinds of things to believe it was ok to be at an unhealthy weight. But you only hurt yourself when you do that, and the best thing I ever did was come to terms and face the fact I needed to take action. I did, and it was life changing. Start small...just take a 20 minute walk in the morning or evening. Make a list and cut out the top three high calorie things you eat. Everyone can do this, and it feels really good.
 
2012-10-04 02:26:17 AM

Indubitably:
Aren't you HotWingConspiracy?


Aren't you Meow Said The Cat? Or just a huge fan?
 
2012-10-04 02:26:18 AM

HotWingAgenda: alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .

You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?


Neither are horses, Natives Americans never used horses till they were brought over to the Americans with Europeans. But the point of the saying is till you are that person and you know every god forsaken thing about them before you have a right to tell them what the heck to do with their life.
 
2012-10-04 02:34:31 AM

feffer: Witness99: It seems like your not considering the health angle to maintaining a healthy weight. It's not primarily about how the men view you sexually...it's about eating healthy and exercising, and not hiding behind the premise that women won't allow men to dictate their looks.

So this guy is so concerned about a stranger's health that he wrote her a letter? Bullshiat. It's about letting a woman know that he's doesn't think it's fair that he has to look at her.


Ok, but who cares what he thinks? She doesn't need men to point this out to her...but the fact remains she has a problem to solve. Not for 26 minute lawyer guy, but for herself.
 
2012-10-04 02:40:56 AM

alice_600: HotWingAgenda: alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .

You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?

Neither are horses, Natives Americans never used horses till they were brought over to the Americans with Europeans. But the point of the saying is till you are that person and you know every god forsaken thing about them before you have a right to tell them what the heck to do with their life.


The only person that can dictate what the hell to do with your life is yourself. When seeking solutions, consider the thoughts of others, keep an open heart. Not everyone is out to get you.
 
2012-10-04 02:43:55 AM

alice_600: HotWingAgenda: alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .

You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?

Neither are horses, Natives Americans never used horses till they were brought over to the Americans with Europeans. But the point of the saying is till you are that person and you know every god forsaken thing about them before you have a right to tell them what the heck to do with their life.


Didn't mean to touch a nerve. I just hate when people make up a saying, and try to grant themselves extra validity by claiming an American Indian said it first. The truth is, that phrase has been around for millennia, dating back to a Roman punishment of having to carry the injured party on your back for 1 mile.
 
2012-10-04 02:49:51 AM
Maybe I should post my Gangnum Style version from the butt chug thread. That would cheer you guys up!
 
2012-10-04 02:51:21 AM

mudpants: Look at that dumbshiat chode-y tattoo on his arm. I hope it comes to life at night,


You might get lucky...
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images.tvrage.com
 
2012-10-04 02:55:51 AM
He's right. Lose some weight, fatty.
 
2012-10-04 03:11:54 AM
Mos Americans hae no clue what sort of weight is healthy.

My weight is just a bit under the middle of the healthy range, by BMI, yet my American friends constantly told me I needed to gain 10 or 20 pounds "to look healthy."

I wouldn't look good at 140. I would be fat at that weight. Not quite overweight, but fat. I would hate myself if I looked like that. I know because I used to weight 140. My friends knew this, but they still pressured me to eat more. "You need 2500 calories per day," they said.

No, someone my size gains weight quickly on 2500 daily calories. Even if that weren't such a bad thing in the short term, it would be unsustainable.


That's how poorly calibrated most Amerians' impression of weight is. Healthy weights are considered too skinny by many. People regularly told me that it was more important to conform to their fat ideal than to remain at a weight that allows me to look okay (I'll never look good with a face like mine) and feel good (being relatively thin gives you much, much more energy) and practice my distance running hobby.



Fat sympathizers need to realize how much they hurt kids (and others). There is a reason obesity and race are not the same sorts of categories. One race is just as good as another, but being obese (or even overweight) is worse than being thin. Period. It makes you slower and weaker, and it makes you feel worse.

It also contributes to the irresponsible attitude so many people have when it comes to moderation. How many people on Fark boast about having a BMI near 25? You shouldn't be proud of doing just barely enough to qualify as okay. You shouldn't be proud of not quite being overweight (or, worse, of being overweight but not too overweight). The standards are there for a reason. Show a little pride instead of just trying to see how much you can get away with.
 
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