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    I am skinny!
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    demiscott posted:
    I put on 40lbs. in 5 seconds. I was walking through my apartment headed for the kitchen, glanced in a mirror which reflected my profile and bam, my clothes tightened around my figure and I looked like a blimp. I went from 100lbs to 140lbs in 5 seconds. Unbelievable!

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    rohvannyn responded:
    Perception is a funny thing, isn't it? How you stand, the lighting, your view of yourself, all have roles to play in perception. Now, this can happen in two ways. You can be a little overweight, but have thought of yourself as slim until one day you realize what your shape actually is. Also, you can be a certain weight and suddenly think you are fatter than you really are. Be very careful because this can be a sign of a serious problem with your self image, your mental state, or your neurology. It all depends on how much it bothers you.

    A gentle reminder, however... many of us on here would kill to get down to 140 lbs, which is a very healthy weight if you aren't small and fine boned. Those of us who proudly maintain that weight range probably don't appreciate being called "blimps."
    Roh

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    mefirstforever replied to rohvannyn's response:
    You're so right Roh, At 26 i was 140, I thought I was so fat. It is so sad. Yes, I had a very low self esteem. The brain does play trick on us.
    Helene GW 140 CW 196.8 SW 224
    Every day is a gift do your best, be kind especially to yourself and smile.


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