If Guns Kill People – Ban Spoons!

If Guns Kill People – Then Spoons Make People Obese

This is the logic that brings choice back into the blame game. I will quote my Mom, “Life isn’t fair” and some people try to gain weight and others try to lose it. I’m in the latter category.

I actually live with someone who lost weight when he slept and I would weigh myself in the morning I would have gained weight. I swear he breathed it out and I breathed it in. Whose fault is that? Genetics? The universal thought is that the perfect couple complete each other? Sigh, Norm says he married me to keep warm at night – the heat of passion and all that – yeah, sure!

Most people, who are not having success at weight loss, have excuses. Some of these are valid – to a point. Can we sue our mothers for making us clean our plates at each meal? Can we sue advertisers for tempting us with seductive food commercials? Can we sue Tim Horton’s, McDonalds, Sara Lee etc? All the nutritional information is available but only if we look for it! Here’s a list of excuses/reasons people aren’t losing weight. Have YOU ever used one of these? Me, too! Food likes me so much it hangs around – around my hips of course!

Thanks for listening and I’m not giving up my spoon! I’ll take it with me.  ;D Diane

  • All of my family is overweight.
  • All of my friends are overweight.
  • Big is beautiful.
  • Diets are boring.
  • Diets are difficult.
  • Diets don’t work.
  • Exercise doesn’t work.
  • Exercise is boring.
  • Exercise is difficult.
  • Exercise is painful.
  • Exercise takes too much effort.
  • Fast food is cheaper.
  • Fast food is everywhere.
  • Food is my only comfort.
  • Food is my only pleasure.
  • God made me this way.
  • God wants me to be fat.
  • Gyms are expensive.
  • Gyms are hard to find.
  • Gyms are intimidating.
  • Gyms are too far away.
  • Healthy food is expensive.
  • Healthy food is hard to find.
  • Healthy food is hard to prepare.
  • Healthy food is unavailable.
  • Healthy food tastes awful.
  • I can’t eat food I don’t like.
  • I can’t give up my favorite foods.
  • I can’t resist my cravings.
  • I can’t stand skinny people.
  • I can’t throw out leftovers.
  • I can’t tolerate healthy foods.
  • I don’t know how to exercise.
  • I don’t know how to prepare healthy food.
  • I don’t need to lose weight.
  • I don’t want the attention.
  • I don’t want to lose weight.
  • I feel guilty if I don’t eat.
  • I hate diet food.
  • I hate to diet.
  • I hate to exercise.
  • I have a glandular disorder.
  • I have a slow metabolism.
  • I have allergies.
  • I have an injury.
  • I have big bones.
  • I have no willpower.
  • I have to cook for my family.
  • I have to watch the kids.
  • I love eating.
  • I rely on my personality.
  • I’ll be hungry if I diet.
  • I’ll be sweaty if I exercise.
  • I’ll diet when I really need to.
  • I’ll exercise when I really need to.
  • I’ll have to buy new clothes.
  • I’ll have to starve myself.
  • I’m hypoglycemic.
  • I’m on medication.
  • I’m too busy.
  • I’m too embarrassed to go to the gym
  • I’m too old.
  • I’m too tired.
  • Junk food is cheaper.
  • Junk food is everywhere.
  • Losing weight makes me feel sick.
  • My breasts will get smaller.
  • My family gives no support.
  • My family hates diet food.
  • My size shouldn’t matter.
  • No exercise equipment.
  • No one likes/loves me anyway.
  • No place to exercise.
  • No time to exercise.
  • No time to prepare healthy food.
  • Obesity is in my genes.
  • Restaurant portions are too large.
  • Results are temporary.
  • Results take too long.
  • This is my ideal weight.
  • Too much peer pressure.
  • Too much stress.
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~ by 1fatgirlshrinking - Diane Kirby on April 19, 2012.

2 Responses to “If Guns Kill People – Ban Spoons!”

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