Two many Fat Girls

Two many Fat Girls

Post by Virgo Clust » Sat, 31 Jan 2004 19:40:14



Quote:
> I was on the bus today and 9 out of 10 of the women on the but was
> fat. What the Hell is going on? A fat girl sat down next to me and
> she had a fastfood bag in her hand.

> THE LAST THING THIS CHICK NEEDS IS A ***ING BIGMAC.

> THERES TOO MANY FAT CHICKS AROUND, LOOSE SOME DAME WEIGHT.

> It's not that I hate fat girls, some fat girls are cute. It's just
> that we're becoming a nation of fat people. And yes I'm kind of fat
> too, but atleast I'm trying to loose weight.

Gee, I wonder if what you're seeing has anything to do with
your mode of transportation? It seems rather obvious to me that
people riding the bus would be less fit than those walking or
biking to their destinations. I'd also guess that they'd be poorer
than those who have a car.

My observations are almost the opposite of yours, but this may
be a regional thing. Around here the majority of people I see
jogging, whether on the streets during the summer or indoors
during the winter, are girls. Also, an overwhelming majority of
people I see using cardio machines in the gym are girls.

Virgo Cluster

  "[10 Strange Discoveries] (#4) Police and paramedics sparked off
   an emergency dash across New York City in 1994 after the apparent
   discovery of a three month old human fetus in a paper bag in the
   ladies' lavatory of March's department store. A police spokesman
   later revealed that a more detailed medical examination had
   revealed the contents of the bag to be spaghetti in red sauce."

<< Karl Shaw, "The Mammoth Book of Tasteless
   Lists", Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1998, p. 420 >>

 
 
 

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Post by MJuri » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 00:11:26



Quote:


>> I was on the bus today and 9 out of 10 of the women on the but was
>> fat. What the Hell is going on? A fat girl sat down next to me and
>> she had a fastfood bag in her hand.

>> THE LAST THING THIS CHICK NEEDS IS A ***ING BIGMAC.

>> THERES TOO MANY FAT CHICKS AROUND, LOOSE SOME DAME WEIGHT.

>> It's not that I hate fat girls, some fat girls are cute. It's just
>> that we're becoming a nation of fat people. And yes I'm kind of fat
>> too, but atleast I'm trying to loose weight.

>Gee, I wonder if what you're seeing has anything to do with
>your mode of transportation? It seems rather obvious to me that
>people riding the bus would be less fit than those walking or
>biking to their destinations. I'd also guess that they'd be poorer
>than those who have a car.

>My observations are almost the opposite of yours, but this may
>be a regional thing. Around here the majority of people I see
>jogging, whether on the streets during the summer or indoors
>during the winter, are girls. Also, an overwhelming majority of
>people I see using cardio machines in the gym are girls.

>Virgo Cluster

        Since "Obeseity" has been ranked as a national epidemic I
think his observations are spot on. Not that I have any problem with
anyone being obese, specially since I'm a recovering fatty myself,
what I have a problem with is the "new acceptance" of being fat. Seems
not only has being fat become acceptable it's now almost trendy. I
can't tell you how many half shirts I've seen on women that 10-15
years ago wouldn't have thought about exposing their....well you get
the picture.
        We have a local semi pro basketball team that has a "dance
squad". They practice at the "Y" where I spend a good deal of time.
Now these are young women from late high school to college age,
dressed in crop tops and spandex pant dancing in front of a crowd of
occasionally 3000-4000 people. I would say that about 10% of the team
is obese and another 20-30% are considerblly overweight. Thats what I
call mainstream fatties.
        Now like I said I'm not cutting down obese people, as I said I
used to be one, but I never would have thought about running around
town shirtless when I was. I didn't even mow my lawn without a "T" and
I've got a pretty big yard that not to many people can see. But when I
was fatty I didn't much want to see my fat gut, I'm sure that others
didn't either.

~Matt  

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Quote:

>  "[10 Strange Discoveries] (#4) Police and paramedics sparked off
>   an emergency dash across New York City in 1994 after the apparent
>   discovery of a three month old human fetus in a paper bag in the
>   ladies' lavatory of March's department store. A police spokesman
>   later revealed that a more detailed medical examination had
>   revealed the contents of the bag to be spaghetti in red sauce."

><< Karl Shaw, "The Mammoth Book of Tasteless
>   Lists", Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1998, p. 420 >>


 
 
 

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Post by The Golden Pat » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 00:38:52

Quote:

>    Since "Obeseity" has been ranked as a national epidemic I
>think his observations are spot on.

As the only sane individual posting to rec.running, I think I should
chip in here.

Sure, tubbies don't look too nice, not do they seem to be able to
participate in sporting activities at the level they would choose, but
don't you think you're being just a ***sy bit harsh?   The only
person tubbies are really hurting is themselves.   From a heath,
social or employment perspective, tubbies do not do as well as their
skinnier cousins.   Surely that's punishment enough?

As a life-long skinny, I can't conceive of the difficulties faced by
those on perpetual diets or the obese.   Life must be hell, 'cause at
the end of the day they're fighting themselves.   I can't imagine what
that does to you psychologically, but it can't be good.   Hell, if
wearing crop-tops or lycra make their lives a little more bearable,
then good luck to them.

At the end of the day it comes down to us, as a society, failing to
sell the benefits of a healthy, exercise-based lifestyle, to the
young.   If our love for our children is expressed in buying them a
PS/2 complete with games package, rather than spending time with them
on the athletics track, should we really be surprised when they turn
into balloons?

I see fat kids as a reflection of poor parenting.   I'd be *very*
surprised if the parents of fat kids agreed.

 
 
 

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Post by Lunafat » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 01:38:23

One thing I have noticed is that it costs a hell of a lot more to eat
healthy than it does to grab that 'big mac' that nobody needs.

Consider the average income in our country, how people are struggling to
make ends meet, and you have a good indication of why hot dogs and mac and
cheese are on the menu in place of a nice bit of grilled salmon.


Quote:


> > I was on the bus today and 9 out of 10 of the women on the but was
> > fat. What the Hell is going on? A fat girl sat down next to me and
> > she had a fastfood bag in her hand.

> > THE LAST THING THIS CHICK NEEDS IS A ***ING BIGMAC.

> > THERES TOO MANY FAT CHICKS AROUND, LOOSE SOME DAME WEIGHT.

> > It's not that I hate fat girls, some fat girls are cute. It's just
> > that we're becoming a nation of fat people. And yes I'm kind of fat
> > too, but atleast I'm trying to loose weight.

> Gee, I wonder if what you're seeing has anything to do with
> your mode of transportation? It seems rather obvious to me that
> people riding the bus would be less fit than those walking or
> biking to their destinations. I'd also guess that they'd be poorer
> than those who have a car.

> My observations are almost the opposite of yours, but this may
> be a regional thing. Around here the majority of people I see
> jogging, whether on the streets during the summer or indoors
> during the winter, are girls. Also, an overwhelming majority of
> people I see using cardio machines in the gym are girls.

> Virgo Cluster

>   "[10 Strange Discoveries] (#4) Police and paramedics sparked off
>    an emergency dash across New York City in 1994 after the apparent
>    discovery of a three month old human fetus in a paper bag in the
>    ladies' lavatory of March's department store. A police spokesman
>    later revealed that a more detailed medical examination had
>    revealed the contents of the bag to be spaghetti in red sauce."

> << Karl Shaw, "The Mammoth Book of Tasteless
>    Lists", Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1998, p. 420 >>

 
 
 

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Post by The Golden Pat » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 01:47:53

On Fri, 30 Jan 2004 08:38:23 -0800, "Lunafate"

Quote:

>One thing I have noticed is that it costs a hell of a lot more to eat
>healthy than it does to grab that 'big mac' that nobody needs.

Utter nonsense.   You can base a diet on rice, beans, vegetables and
soya protein at far less cost than that of a fast-food based 'diet'.

Quote:
>Consider the average income in our country, how people are struggling to
>make ends meet, and you have a good indication of why hot dogs and mac and
>cheese are on the menu in place of a nice bit of grilled salmon.

More piffle.   People eat that way cause they are lazy and can't be
bothered to try new food combinations, despite the fact that they'd
improve their health AND their budget.

May I suggest that you stop looking for 'answers' anywhere other than
in our own, or our parents, attitudes towards food?

 
 
 

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Post by Jonathan Sydenha » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 01:49:38

Salmon's not good for you either unless it's wild.
J

Quote:
> One thing I have noticed is that it costs a hell of a lot more to eat
> healthy than it does to grab that 'big mac' that nobody needs.

> Consider the average income in our country, how people are struggling to
> make ends meet, and you have a good indication of why hot dogs and mac and
> cheese are on the menu in place of a nice bit of grilled salmon.





> > > I was on the bus today and 9 out of 10 of the women on the but was
> > > fat. What the Hell is going on? A fat girl sat down next to me and
> > > she had a fastfood bag in her hand.

> > > THE LAST THING THIS CHICK NEEDS IS A ***ING BIGMAC.

> > > THERES TOO MANY FAT CHICKS AROUND, LOOSE SOME DAME WEIGHT.

> > > It's not that I hate fat girls, some fat girls are cute. It's just
> > > that we're becoming a nation of fat people. And yes I'm kind of fat
> > > too, but atleast I'm trying to loose weight.

> > Gee, I wonder if what you're seeing has anything to do with
> > your mode of transportation? It seems rather obvious to me that
> > people riding the bus would be less fit than those walking or
> > biking to their destinations. I'd also guess that they'd be poorer
> > than those who have a car.

> > My observations are almost the opposite of yours, but this may
> > be a regional thing. Around here the majority of people I see
> > jogging, whether on the streets during the summer or indoors
> > during the winter, are girls. Also, an overwhelming majority of
> > people I see using cardio machines in the gym are girls.

> > Virgo Cluster

> >   "[10 Strange Discoveries] (#4) Police and paramedics sparked off
> >    an emergency dash across New York City in 1994 after the apparent
> >    discovery of a three month old human fetus in a paper bag in the
> >    ladies' lavatory of March's department store. A police spokesman
> >    later revealed that a more detailed medical examination had
> >    revealed the contents of the bag to be spaghetti in red sauce."

> > << Karl Shaw, "The Mammoth Book of Tasteless
> >    Lists", Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1998, p. 420 >>

 
 
 

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Post by David Kerbe » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 02:02:20



Quote:
> One thing I have noticed is that it costs a hell of a lot more to eat
> healthy than it does to grab that 'big mac' that nobody needs.

Only if you eat out all the time.  At home, it's usually the opposite,
and people usually don't eat as much when they make it themselves.  
How much you eat is the main problem anyway, not what you eat.

....

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Post by TenKMa » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 02:53:57


Quote:


> > One thing I have noticed is that it costs a hell of a lot more to
eat
> > healthy than it does to grab that 'big mac' that nobody needs.

> Only if you eat out all the time.  At home, it's usually the opposite,
> and people usually don't eat as much when they make it themselves.
> How much you eat is the main problem anyway, not what you eat.

Actually not true even at home.  Try making a nice salad with romaine
lettuce, spinach, carrots, and tomatoes.  Then eat fish once a week and
maybe pasta and grilled chicken ***s.  It is more expensive to eat
healthy than cheap and fatty.
 
 
 

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Post by Chri » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 03:04:12


Quote:





>> > One thing I have noticed is that it costs a hell of a lot more to
> eat
>> > healthy than it does to grab that 'big mac' that nobody needs.

>> Only if you eat out all the time.  At home, it's usually the opposite,
>> and people usually don't eat as much when they make it themselves.
>> How much you eat is the main problem anyway, not what you eat.

> Actually not true even at home.  Try making a nice salad with romaine
> lettuce, spinach, carrots, and tomatoes.  Then eat fish once a week and
> maybe pasta and grilled chicken ***s.  It is more expensive to eat
> healthy than cheap and fatty.

I don't think a "nice salad with romaine lettuce, spinach, carrots,
and tomatoes" would be of the same quality as a Big Mac.  Quality
wise, I'm guessing the salad would be much better.

Even still, if you need to eat on the cheap there are other options
available.  There are plenty of vegetables and fruits that are very
inexpensive (bananas come to mind).  One doesn't have to eat fresh
servings of fish and various other organic produce to really be
healthy.  There are much more frugal options available to folks.

People who say they can't eat healthy or can't be healthy because it
costs to much are just looking for another excuse to justify their
unhealthy lifestyle.

- chris

 
 
 

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Post by Curtis L. Russel » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 03:18:14

Quote:

>Actually not true even at home.  Try making a nice salad with romaine
>lettuce, spinach, carrots, and tomatoes.  Then eat fish once a week and
>maybe pasta and grilled chicken ***s.  It is more expensive to eat
>healthy than cheap and fatty.

What of that group is expensive? Chicken ***s are not at the
expensive end of the meats and there are a lot of fish that are
relatively cheap. If you aren't buying prepared foods or precut meats
designed to look pretty int the package and overcharge as a result,
healthy eating is no more expensive than 'regular' eating.

And the more expensive 'steak' fish are by and large the least
healthy. Hate that, because I love tuna steak and wish it would count
for something...

Picking through the few healthy fast food items is also no more
expensive - it just often isn't what you expect without a score card.
Know some people that buy the fully loaded McDonalds filet sandwiches
and think they are eating healthy.

Curtis L. Russell
Odenton, MD (USA)
Just someone on two wheels...

 
 
 

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Post by Harold Buc » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 03:37:51



Quote:
> Salmon's not good for you either unless it's wild.

Yeah, I read recently that the farm-raised salmon is fed a lot of ***
fish that's loaded with PCBs. Does anyone have more info on this topic?

It's praticularly troubling, because everyone's been shouting "Eat more
salmon because the omega-3 fatty acids are so good for you!" We've been
eating it 1-2 times per week, and the article I read said once a month
max for farm-raised salmon.

--Harold Buck

"I used to rock and roll all night,
 and party every day.
 Then it was every other day. . . ."
      -Homer J. Simpson

 
 
 

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Post by Achtung! Spitfire » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 03:45:00

On Fri, 30 Jan 2004 13:37:51 -0500, Harold Buck

Quote:

>Yeah, I read recently that the farm-raised salmon is fed a lot of ***
>fish that's loaded with PCBs. Does anyone have more info on this topic?

http://SportToday.org/,7369,1119337,00.html
 
 
 

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Post by David Kerbe » Sun, 01 Feb 2004 03:49:21


Quote:





> > > One thing I have noticed is that it costs a hell of a lot more to
> eat
> > > healthy than it does to grab that 'big mac' that nobody needs.

> > Only if you eat out all the time.  At home, it's usually the opposite,
> > and people usually don't eat as much when they make it themselves.
> > How much you eat is the main problem anyway, not what you eat.

> Actually not true even at home.  Try making a nice salad with romaine
> lettuce, spinach, carrots, and tomatoes.  Then eat fish once a week and
> maybe pasta and grilled chicken ***s.  It is more expensive to eat
> healthy than cheap and fatty.

Except for the fish, most of the above is cheaper than (for example)
making hamburger helper.  Try iceberg lettuce instead of romaine,
don't pay extra for organic, and you can eat your menu pretty
economically.

--
Dave Kerber
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