Go Back   FitDay Discussion Boards > WEIGHT LOSS > Weight Loss Tips
Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-13-2010, 07:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1
Post Love and kisses

Love and kisses

Last edited by NO_F_BS; 08-14-2010 at 12:46 AM.
NO_F_BS is offline  
Old 08-13-2010, 08:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Arlington, TX
Posts: 80
Send a message via MSN to zinal Send a message via Yahoo to zinal
Default

I'm sure being someone who used to be fat, make you think you have the right to write this. But just FYI, not all people are "FAT" do to choices of what they put in their mouths. I lost weight and kept it off for years until 2 years ago then I started gaining weight left and right. I exercised everyday and kept my diet at 1200 cal. It took 2 years to determine I had tumors on my thyroid that kept my metabolism in a constant state of shock. After surgery to have my thyroid removed, I have had another year of regulating medication, which has been way too low, making it hard to maintain weight, much less lose. I have finally got meds down right and have the dr's ok to increase my exercise. So, before you start judging "fat" people on looks, why not try to get to know them to see why they are the way they are.
zinal is offline  
Old 08-13-2010, 10:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 115
Default

Zinal & others... don't waste any online 'ink' for this malcontent ( Wikipedia: a discontented person: a : one who bears a grudge from a sense of grievance or thwarted ambition b : one who is in active opposition to an established order or government : rebel)

Just another person who may have to put down others to build their self-esteem. I think this person is angry at the wrong people and should be talking to a professional about it. He/she needs to get over it. Centuries ago, Peter Paul Ruben and other painters LOVED the 'fat' woman, some cultures still see 'fat' people as rich, priviledge people. It is all about point of view. Which on this forum, it is about US changing our lifestyles. It is NOT about being 'Fat'. I dare say that everyone has body fat - just different percentages.

So, Chris, even though your journey may have made you angry and discontent; our journey on FitDay here makes us proud, jubilent, content, happy, excited, joyful, positively happy to have found a bunch of people who DO respect others in their quest to change themselves for the better.

May you, eventually, find the same.
Carren
__________________
Start FD: Aug 1/10
2010: down - 20#
2011: desire - 20# loss by May
carrenross is offline  
Old 08-13-2010, 10:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: St. Paul, MN
Posts: 232
Default

Carren rocks!
__________________
Jason

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself. ~Muhammad Ali

You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. ~Charles C. Noble
July 6th 2010: 225 lbs, 24% body fat
Nov 30th 2010: 181 lbs, 12% body fat
Dec 28th 2010: 177 lbs, 11% bf
Total weight loss 48 lbs.
midwestj is offline  
Old 08-13-2010, 11:06 PM   #5 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
01gt4.6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Slidell, Louisiana
Posts: 7,478
Default

op- there are ways to get your point across without being a total a$$hole. I sure hope that my "fattie" thread didn't inspire you to post this sh!t up!
01gt4.6 is offline  
Old 08-14-2010, 12:37 AM   #6 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Lizzycritter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 687
Default

It's a decent piece of writing, but it's in an inappropriate place. The "fat" people who are here are here because they ARE serious about healthy living. They DO want to learn how to eat better, they DO want to exercise. Many of the people here never learned to do either of these things because their families didn't teach them when they were young. It's not as simple as put down the fork, fatty. If it were, then nobody would be fat. So you say if we accept the fatties then we have to accept the crackheads and the booze hounds, well riddle me this Batman: When is it acceptable to make fun of, berate, and belittle drug addicts and alcoholics? Is it OK to point, snicker and laugh at the prostitutes who sell their bodies for drugs downtown? No it is not. Yes they are suffering the consequences of their own actions, but there's nothing funny about a human being who's suffering regardless of how that person got where they are. You don't know the backstory. You don't know what emotional traumas they are trying to self medicate with drugs, alcohol, food, anorexia, cutting, or other self destructive behavior. You haven't succeeded in motivating me in the least. You have succeeded in making yourself look like an ass though. You're entitled to your opinion, and I'm entitled to mine.
__________________
If I keep starting over, eventually it will stick, right?

Starting weight:182
Current weight: 140
Goal weight: 135
Lizzycritter is offline  
Old 08-14-2010, 12:54 AM   #7 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: The Adirondacks
Posts: 199
Default

The members here at FitDay are taking positive actions to improve their health & fitness. We are bravely putting ourselves out here, sharing our experiences, thoughts, motivations in a POSITIVE way.

Your post is neither positive, nor inspiring.

I applaud Carren's thoughtful response to this forum troll, who obviously felt it was necessary to hide behind an 'alt persona' (Joined today; 1 post) to bring Chris Shugart's message to us.

I also agree with Lizzy that this is not the appropriate place for such a message. While Mike's other post (01gt4.6) was direct, and perhaps hard for some to swallow, it wasn't beriddled with obscenities to get his points across -- nor was it blatently disrespectful towards others as this post is.

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but please re-read the FitDay Discussion Board Terms of Use.

FitDay Admin Welcome (Terms of Use)
__________________
Highest Weight: 294 (11/10/2006)
Starting Weight: 265 (08/01/2010)
Current Weight: 235
Pounds Lost: 30 lbs. (Total: -59 lbs.)
Mini-Goal: 225 (by 1/31/2011)
Ultimate Goal: 140 (by 12/31/2011)

http://fitday.com/fitness/PublicJour...smooshmcsmeesh

Last edited by smooshmcsmeesh; 08-14-2010 at 01:07 AM. Reason: Added link at bottom.
smooshmcsmeesh is offline  
Old 08-14-2010, 03:00 AM   #8 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: LA
Posts: 99
Default

I agree - this is the rudest thing I think I have ever read. Know matter what our weight is we don't need this kind of post.
__________________
Gluten Free/Low Carb and trying hard. .5'2 Female Start weight: 176 Current weight: 161 Goal weight: 140 or whatever this 68 yr old body decides. Married 50 years to my HS sweetheart. "Life is good".
me2forever is offline  
Old 08-14-2010, 04:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Lizzycritter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 687
Default

awww he deleted his original post.... how sad....NOT
__________________
If I keep starting over, eventually it will stick, right?

Starting weight:182
Current weight: 140
Goal weight: 135
Lizzycritter is offline  
Old 09-01-2010, 12:34 AM   #10 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 576
Default

Hey friends.

I've been extremely busy for the last three weeks, which is why I appeared.... to have disappeared.

I didn't get to see the OP's original post, but I have read the title article before. I know it doesn't apply to any of you.

I just hope this incident hasn't caused you to bear a grudge against Chris Shugart, the journalist. He's a respectable writer who genuinely cares about people working hard to lose weight (he runs the V-Diet forums over at T-Nation) and I follow his writing pretty regularly.
__________________
-Nik


My rules:
1) eat real food - more vegetables, moderate meat, moderate fruits, less grains, less sugar, less vegetable oils.
2) exercise - moderate intensity cardio, sprinting, heavy lifting, dedicated stretching and mobility.
3) live - relax, de-stress, meditate.

Disclaimer: I'm not professionally qualified to make any formal recommendations. I've just done my homework and I'm my own guinea pig. All of my data, unless otherwise cited, comes from a sample size of n=1 (me).
tandoorichicken is offline  
Closed Thread

Tags
troll

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2