Hi, I’m an over weight woman and I agree with everything that you have written about, there is only one thing that i fell like you have forgotten. I as a woman am so sick and tired of hearing ” you have such a pretty face,” even my parents say that to me and hate it more than anything else that you have written about. I think it’s because these skinny people think that they are giving me a compliment but really they are just telling me that regardless of who I am as a person, no one can’t just say “Lo is a beautiful person.” you must know what i mean. Anyway that what i need to get of my chest, thanks.
I know what your saying. That is annoying. Also the… Such pretty eyes is used for a fat person who even has a rough face. Then they have to narrow it even farther to say something nice.
But you have to admit some of our large sisters say it about themselves when trying to describe their looks in attempt to capture a man (of the non chubby chasing variety.
This whole site is all about the pain and symptoms caused by food addiction. You are missing the most important part by not addressing the addiction. You are right, obese people hate arena seating, chairs with arms, airplane seats and all of those things. If they are able to be honest with themselves, they also hate being addicted to food because of the pain and suffering it causes.
narrow bathroom stalls with a very short amount of room between the toilet and door!!! is it my imagination or are all the bathroom stalls in nyc shrinking??? are we females going to have to figure out how to somehow urinate standing and forward facing like men as there is really no room in these things for us to spread, squat, and hover, even!!! (sorry to be so graphic, but really…imagine the logistics of a 200lb. woman in a stall made for a 100lb.’er!!!) lol… it’s too much, i tell ya!!!
This is fantastic, you are hilarious as what you say is true! I’m not huge, but I am fat and you are right about the things you say. I love it. keep it up.
A few things I hate:
As paper dreamer said, Airplanes.. I mean, they are extremely narrow, you can get into you seat without lifting the arm and then lowering it to keep yourself within the border of your seat. Then on top of that you have to try to press the damn button on the arm rest to recline your seat or adjust the volume or channels on the headphones. And if you have a window seat, forget about going to the bathroom. You then have to keep your arms crossed for several hours or lower the little table in front of you to rest your arms on. Not to mention, how embarrassing it is when the seat belt doesn’t fit and they have to bring you an extension. Or worst, if the seat belt just fits. Too tight for comfort, but not tight enough to move you up to the “extension” class.
Another thing I hate…. Belt buckles! They freaking stab right into your gut when you’re sitting down. It hurts. But if you don’t use it, then your crack is always showing when you sit, or your pants start to slip down becuase you bought a size bigger than what you need in the 1st place. Note to fatty’s.. don’t ever buy a star shaped belt buckle.
Shopping for clothes! You breaking a sweat “NOT finding” your size, or anything that fit. And then when you find one that fits, in my case, PANTS! You come to find that they are not proportionate! I don’t know how the designer figured out this mathematical equation but for some reason they think a person who wears a size 44-46, must be at least eight feet tall. So you find pants size 44 with an inseam of 36….WTF? How many 8 ft., fat ass giants have you seen in your life time?
Usually, the majority of fat people are short… How about a 44″ W and a 28″ L ? Wouldn’t that be nice? So naturally I have to take these $30 jean to the tailor to get them fitted for an addition $25. So now I own the only $55 set of Wrangler jeans in the world when everyone else can go to GAP and Express and pay about the same or sometimes less for something that is brand name and high Quality!
Getting out of cars that are low to the ground, or that have bucket seats, or my own personal nightemare… The back seat of coupes! Hope you brought a winch!
One more and I’m done… I can go on and on and on..
When you go to, freakin, other people’s houses and you have to use the bathroom and they have a small toilet! As a man, nothing pisses me off more than tiny toilets!! I think this would pertain more more to men, but not necessarily. It’s no fun when you’re siting on someone’s can and the can is so small that your package is hanging off the outer edge of the toilet! And now you either have to move foward or backward depending on which function you have to do and at the same time try not to crush your nuts.
You ever go to a bathroom where the toilet is way too close to the ground!? Headaches, I tell ya, headaches!
Girl why are you bothering to hate on others like that? The website is amusing and a good read. Why are you reading it if it’s just making you angry? And adding comments with anger is just a waste of you’re time. Go fat people!:D
sadly all of what you write is true. I’ve lost and gained 100 lbs three times. Right now I’m at my middle weight and while not huge, I do have what others wished they had-a large ass. It’s large and voluptuous and perfectly shaped. That was I thought until I tried to ride the Riddler’s Revenge at Magic Mountain. It’s a standing coaster and while I saw fatter people than myself get on, somehow, due to my rump pushing me outwards, I couldn’t buckle the belt. It comes no where near the stomach. It comes straight down from the shoulder harness to the little saddle type device you straddle. I wasn’t too large to fit in the frame of the unit. But strangly, my rear pushed me out about 1 1/2 inches too far and I was bumped from the ride. How embarrassing of a thing to have happened. If only they had adjustable belts I would have been accommodated. Shame on Magic Mountain for not being inclusive. I could be a skinny person with a huge ass too and I would have had the same problem.
Someone needs to make a ride that’s more adjustable and still safe and lots of fun. The embarrassment makes me feel that even when I lose weight again, I will not visit the park, just due to the bad memories and they way they made me feel when yelling “BUMP” to let me off the ride.
It’s not like it’s that simple. Hun, go get a backpack, load them up as heavy as you can. Chances are it’s 50 pounds….now multiply that by 2, or 3 or even 4….and try to run with that….Think that’s easy? If you’re saying yes, you’re lying, unless you’re some sort of body builder, which is gross, I’d rather be fat then have all those muscles. If you say “no that’s not easy” then you can understand why we can’t “shut up and lose weight.” You can take the weight off by just removing the backpack…for the rest of us, we can’t. So shut up, enjoy being “normal” and let our subculture be.
this is directed at KC…. food addiction causes obesity?? are you seriously that stupid???? As the mother of a child that has medical problems that cause her weight issues I find that very disturbing. Did it ever occur to you that some “”fat”” people might not be fat due to overeating??
I love all your articles!! So so true!!! Another thing I hate is running into someone you haven’t seen for a while and they ask “have you lost weight?” and it’s even ‘better’ when there is a whole group of non fat people there who all then look to scrutinize you… And you haven’t lost a pound!
This site is so funny. I’m not a fat person but this is informative on how much they have to go through even on a daily basis. They should make a show: “Big people, small world”
Unless they already have one like that. I hate seeing mothers who want to ride with their little kids get kicked off for being too fat.
If it was so easy to lose weight, vanity alone would be sufficient motive to succeed. The old diet and exercise bit is all but guaranteed to result in an epic fail. It’s too easy to nag obese people about the weight.
If you expect people to lose weight, be prepared to do the following in terms of public policy:
Tax high fructose corn syrup and sugar like tobacco.
Subsidize weight loss surgery.
Optional: Develop a drug that nukes pancreases and be prepared to subsidize a LOT of insulin as you turn obese people into Type 1 Diabetics (who become skinny).
Extra Credit: Subsidize liposuction for the newly minted Type 1 Diabetics to give them a head start.
I was 100-150lbs overweight for 30 years. Most of these are completely on target. I’ll add:
Dropping something and thinking, “Aww, crap, I have to pick that up?” Looking for a curb to tie your shoe on for fear of falling over forward. Walking through the mall with tunnel vision because, why would you look into any of those stores? The clothes won’t fit you anyway. Adding highlights to your hair and doing your eyebrows to make yourself look good at 350lbs. Constantly worrying about your smell so you have a selection of colognes. Rashes that show up under skin folds. Small cars. Having to carry an airline seat belt extension when you travel to avoid the embarrassment of asking for one. I can go on.