Overweight vs thin

~♥Little Miss - posted on 09/10/2011 ( 70 moms have responded )

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This is kind of a spin off of another thread. What thoughts do you have if any if you see a morbidly obese person eating unhealthy? What about a wicked thin person eating nothing at a meal...or bare minimums? Do you pass judgement?

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Amie - posted on 09/11/2011

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On the shopping cart thing. I don't make a point to look in people's carts. I actually try to avoid it. I find it rude, I wouldn't go into their cupboards in their homes - why would I look in their carts? =/

I know other people do. I've noticed old ladies do this, a lot. They are the ones who make comments to me. They've never been rude, they are generally asking me where I found ___ item because they are looking for it to and can't find the right aisle.

I know I've accidentally influenced other people. I'll always remember when I walked down the cereal aisle with the kids. Mine were asking for Froot Loops and I told them no, it's a treat when you're at gramma's and I'm not buying it. They asked me why, it had fruit in it! No - it doesn't. It's processed crap and you are getting better cereal for breakfast. I turned around to tell them to hurry up and I saw this mom looking at me with a box of froot loops in her hand. She put it back on the shelf and then walked further down the aisle to get something else. (Ours are set up, crap cereal altogether - further down the aisle, better the cereal gets). Whoops!

Keep your nose out of my cart. What I buy my family is my business. I find though, I get weird looks about all the fruit and veg I buy. I get constant comments and questions about how I get my kids to like veggies and fruit. (Like the day our youngest threw a fit in the grocery because I told her she couldn't have carrots. We have carrots at home in the garden! WHY am I going to buy more?! - Of course that is lost on a 2 year old who just wants a carrot.)

It really doesn't matter what a person does anyway - there will always be at least one asshole somewhere who is going to judge you.

Jodi - posted on 09/11/2011

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I find it quite disturbing that there are people quite happy to stand there and judge someone's shopping cart without knowing anything about them or the circumstances. There could be very legitimate circumstances why they have purchased what they have. I'll be totally honest, I never look in other people's shopping carts, because it really is none of my business and it doesn't interest me in the least.

Kate CP - posted on 09/10/2011

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When I see a very overweight person or a very thin person I think they must be very sick. That's how I was. I was very sick and very overweight. And you get to the point of giving up and thinking "I'm not that big. It's not that bad. I can live like this." And then you realize how tired you feel, how you feel kind of like you have the beginnings of the flu every day, and you nap all the time and feel cranky...and that's when you realize you CAN'T live like that.

People who are not a healthy weight (too much or too little) are genuinely ill. I don't look down on them...I wish I could help them.

Jodi - posted on 09/12/2011

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Jen, it is made with melted butter and Mars Bars mixed through rice bubbles. The kids love it and it is SO easy to make as a treat for them. Probably not the healthiest, but hey, no kid died from having the occasional treat, and it's a good cheap one

Lady Heather - posted on 09/11/2011

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But aren't you hungry right away? I guess I don't find it filling. And I get it's cheap. But so is rice and beans and that doesn't leave you hungry. You pay pennies more and you stay full. That's what I don't understand. But if that's your thing, well...fine.

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Lacieann - posted on 09/12/2011

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Whether they're obese or too skinny from illness is usually a second thought. I do mentally judge, but usually kick myself afterward. I would not limit my interactions with them though, and I would not be rude unless they were rude first, that holds true for anyone though.

That being said, I always hated seeing people who's only health problem seemed to be obesity riding in the electric carts at shopping centers. I would watch people with no disability plaque, no canes, no O2, nearly jog to get to an electric cart so they could ride it around a store and then leave it in the parking lot. That frustrated me a lot and it still does. My mom has CP and can't actually walk around a store for long. As a teen I would run to get electric carts for her and would get dirty looks from the heavier people that couldn't keep up with me. I still do it if I'm taking her shopping now.

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Im considered "too thin" i dont like it and im sure people think im anorexic but ive been working really hard to gain weight ever since i had my daughter i just lost soo much!! So im on an eat everything and anything diet right now. very unhealthy yes im aware but im doing whatever i can to get extra calories and gain weight. Like ill literally eat four donuts in one day on top of my healthy meals and whatever other snacks i have just to get more calories. i dont like sodas but i drink them now just to gain weight. Ive gained some but im still no where near my ideal healthy weight which sucks :/

Stifler's - posted on 09/12/2011

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It must be pension day. Thursday used to be pension day and whenever we'd go to the food court there were old people everywhere.

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This has nothing to do w/ anything, but I had lunch at Burger King today. Eating in there I only saw 2 people that I would consider overweight. 90% of the people eating in there were probably 60-80 years old though.

My random contribution for the day. lol

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I LOVE sugary kid's cereals. They are my guilty pleasure--I'll pick that over ice cream EVERY time!!

That said, I eat them in moderation and I work it off. I eat 1600 calories every day and work out for one hour every day (with an additional physical activity for weekends). If I go over 1600 calories, I run it off. My treadmill has a calorie counter; it's not perfect, but I get close. You can't really mess it up--If you burn off what you take in, you will maintain your weight, if you take in more than you burn, you loose weight, and if you burn more than you take in, you loose weight.

So generally, when I see someone who is overweight, I think they are undisciplined. When I see someone who is too thin, I think they are sick with either a mental or physical issue. It is true that some people are overweight because of health issues--including eating disorders and other mental illness, as well as physical illness--but that is truthfully my second thought.

It is interesting that I jump straight to "sick" for the thin person, yet think "undisciplined" before jumping to "sick" for the heavy person. I wish I didn't, but I do. I suppose it is because the American lifestyle makes it very easy to maintain weight or become overweight, but rather difficult to be too thin. Also, being overweight is more socially acceptable than being too thin now...in the US anyway.

Melissa - posted on 09/12/2011

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one thing after all the talk on fruit loops that i thought was funny. I go to weight watchers, because yes i have had a weight problem. My all time high when pregnant with my daughter who was born August 15 last year was 320, i have since lost 80 lbs. 15 of those were immediately after having her. and 65 since Jan. 13th. I was not ready to loose the weight, due to depression and i think it took me having an open c-section incision to really want to loose the weight, because infections kept it open- and weight was an issue. It took being not able to do something to knock sense into me, and it limited what i could do with my son, who was 4 1/2 when she was born to make me loose weight. However i go to weight watchers, the leader there says she buys fruit loops, but what she does, is she eats the healthy cereals- but sometimes, she just needs a couple fruit loops on top to make it colorful and appealing looking. Fruit loops makes it appealing, and the cereal, just look more lively, it may just be 5-7 fruit loops, but it makes her breakfast more lively!

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I get the strangest looks when I'm shopping without my kids. When with them people have this look of understanding of having my shopping cart full but when I'm alone it's different.
Since my husband left I'm actually successful in loosing weight but when he was here I couldn't budge it.

Iris - posted on 09/12/2011

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When we talk about food and obese/bony thin people in the same sentence.. We don't know about their lifestyle.



1. Is that obese family poor and can only afford junk food?

2. Could it be possible that that bony lady sitting there nipping at her food has cancer or some other disease?

3. Obese person ordering two meals at McDonalds. She might be depressed and not even know it, or she might have some other problems she don't know how to deal with differently.



I had a neighbor once and she was the sweetest thing. Obese, and hooked on Coke a cola. Her husband was so overpowering. The things clicked in my head when he went away and she dropped 90 lbs. When he came back, she gained it all back.

Yes, I feel sorry for her and others that have similar issues, sometimes this is just the case.



There are also people that struggle with their weight gain without knowing why and I will be the last one to judge.

Minnie - posted on 09/12/2011

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I had a cashier make a comment about the number of eggs and coconuts that were in my cart. We eat a lot of that. Or three things of beef tallow.



I don't care if people stare or question what we get. I know what we get is healthy and that's that. Maybe it'll keep them from buying that box of hamburger helper or tastey-o's.

Caitlin - posted on 09/12/2011

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I don't like to think that I judge people for what is in their shopping carts, but I'm guilty, but more when there is a kid involved. Sometimes when I go to the grocery store, I only go there for my crap food (i'm 8 months pregnant and seem to like alternating M&Ms, swiss rolls and crispy minis for some reason - i'm going to pay for that when it's time to lose it). I'm sure people look at me and judge me, I don't really care, because I have a kick ass plan to lose it when the baby is born (a new all womens gym just opened near here, and is offering Zumba classes..). I don't really look in peoples carts for the most part, but if I am behind someone at the cash, I sometimes look at their stuff, and if they have kids, I am much more guilty of judging, because I have seen carts full of crap obviously for the kids. I wanted to whack a woman upside the head one day when she was giving her 8 month old fruit loops as a snack.. It was like a V8 moment (if you've seen the ads). I don't always think that the people eat exclusively that stuff, because I know when i'm refilling my chest freezer a few times a year, my orders must come off as being more than unhealthy, but I'm not sure if i'd judge someone that was morbidly obese more harshly.. Honestly, I've never seen anyone that big at the grocery stores around here, they seems to stick to fast food joints and takeout I guess, because I see them around.

I seem to get strange looks from people based on the amount of bananas I buy (especially when my kids aren't with me) but they go through 2-3 a day, and i think they'd eat only bananas if given the option. One day I was in Walmart eyeing the squash and an older woman came up to me all embarassed and asked me to explain the difference between a butternut squash and spaghetti squash, and then asked me how to cook them, because she never knew how, but always wanted to try one.. I was quite amazed honestly, but I hope I gave her the right instructions!

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I dont look into peoples carts and judge them tho. Sometimes i like to look in peoples carts cuz i think its interesting to see what other people buy, like stuff i would never think of to buy, And then i wonder what they make with it etc etc i just think its cool its like a little insight into the life of a complete stranger. But other than that Im never like wow really she's buying that?? Omg i cant believe she just put that in her cart! No to me i never think like that when it comes to grocery shopping. Because then people might judge what i have in my cart which seems like a lot of people on here would! haha Im not a health freak but im not a junk freak either im just regular :P So bring on the "sugar overprocessed cereals" the jars of spaghetti sauce and the occasional box of popcorn :)

Jodi - posted on 09/12/2011

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Which reminds me, I must go out and buy a trolley full of junk for my son's birthday next week. I will report back about the looks I get, because until this thread, I actually never really thought about it that much!!! I just did what I do and never noticed anyone else's reactions much.

Jodi - posted on 09/12/2011

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That's it, I just don't get nosy. I've seen people watch me as I load stuff up to the checkout, and I often wonder why they like to watch so closely. Now I know, LOL.



I'm not ashamed of what I buy, because I don't buy a lot of packaged foods, but I will totally admit that I sometimes buy junk food. I'm not ashamed of that either. Heck, the kids deserve a treat sometimes!!



And if you see Mars Bars in my trolley, it's probably because I am making Mars Bar Slice. And if you see packaged pasta sauce and bought garlic bread in my basket, it's probably because I have my period, and the pain is pissing me off and I don't want to fucking cook.

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jakki, that is funny, (well sort of) i had a trolly full of junk and i saw my dr, having just been to her,no dr we don't regulary eat lollies chocolate soft drink and high fat and salt food, i don't think my head aches are diet related ......made me feel like a junki, no really this isn't normal, i swear it is jst a part this weekend....

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Well once I was on a big shopping trip with my kids... my kids were all excited because I was loading up the trolley with lollies and chips and stuff.There was another woman shopping with her kids and had a similar load in her trolley. I smiled and said "party time at your house too eh!" and she just said "oh no this is for the school lunches!"

Gasp!

Re the original question about do I judge fat or thin people eating - I don't care so much about the adults, but I feel really mad when I see an enormous child being fed junk food. That's child abuse.

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@ Jen&Jodi..The only time i was nosy about anothers shopping cart was when i spotted a lovely looking ice-cream cake in there cart.I wondered how the hell i didn't spot this on my round before check out lol.They were half price to.I found them though in the end lol.Yummy.:-P

Stifler's - posted on 09/12/2011

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I had a THING for coco pops when I was pregnant and I still love them now lol I never bought them before that

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I dont' get the appeal of junk cereals myself. My mother never ever bought them so I never develeoped a taste for them. I think they're gross. The only 'sweetened' cereal I can eat is Life but I seriously think they changed their recipe because it's gotten a lot sweeter in the last 5 years. My son gets the junky stuff at his father's house.

Fruit loops - blech!

Amie - posted on 09/11/2011

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LOL! I had to tell the lady at the till one time that what I had was a turnip, not a parsnip. No idea how she got them mixed up.

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I buy coco pops chex and froot loops but logan isn't allowed to eat it every day. he gets porridge most days and toast and then coco pops and milk on days when renae wakes up and wants a feed at the same time. I've never noticed anyone looking in my trolley before, I did get weird looks for buying parsnips one time. My guess is that I look too young to know what a parsnip is.

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The only time I can recall doing this was involving a small child. She was sitting in a stroller with a king size box of smarties in each hand. She was huge, so it was hard to guess her age. But I'd say around 2. This child was morbidly obese, and whether or not there was a medical problem underlying it, who the hell would let her feed her face with chocolate?!?! The mother was very obese too, as was the older brother. I was with my Mum, and we both just stood there with our mouths gaping in shock. All I could think was, 'that poor girl has no chance'.

Otherwise, I don't pay much attention. And I don't really care. They're adults, and they can make their own choices.

Elfrieda - posted on 09/11/2011

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I'm kind of paranoid about people judging my shopping cart, too, so much so that if I have a box of candy cereal in there, I will not put a frozen pizza or similar in, too. I'll get it next time! This paranoia is great, it helps our whole family eat better. ;)

Stifler's - posted on 09/11/2011

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I only notice when it's 200 bottles of coke and nothing else. I assume they're having a party. I don't even notice if they're buying froot loops vs. porridge. I buy that shit anyways hahaha.

Amanda - posted on 09/11/2011

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Jodi it doesnt matter to me why you have processed food. I dont serve processed food at a party, so yes I am going to judge your cart. The only processed food in our carts is the dogs food. Btw I am also disgusted when I go to a party and there is nothing fresh at them.

Melissa - posted on 09/11/2011

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I don't think $ plays an impact because i have been loosing weight and it is actually cheaper to eat healthier, you just buy the healthy things when they are on sale, and rotate the items you buy. Obviously some things you can't avoid like milk, but chicken and beef, you can freeze those, so buy them when they are on sale, stick in the freezer and it is cheaper to make your own spaghetti sauces and heatlhier, than the stuff you buy in the jars. You can also go to farmers markets to get some veggies, fruit, meats, cheeses, cheaper too, even breads can freeze if you find them at a really good price! I watched a rachel ray show, some obese people are healthy- there was an olympic athlete that weighed over 300 lbs, but was actually in better shape than someone who was 130-150lbs. It is sometimes about what you put in your mouth and how you exercise- however that olympic athlete did say when she stops being so competative she will have to loose some of the weight she has on, because of the change of training she will be doing. So it just depends, is the person active, and healthy, or are they all junk and lazy?

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yep im guilty of passing judgement even tho i know better. ugh it just sickens me whan i see an obese person eating food and if theyre eating unhealthy food ugh it just makes me roll my eyes. Obviously i know fat people still have to eat but in my head im thinkin " Honey you could really afford to skip out on a couple of meals. . . ." And if they have kids it makes me feel really bad for them because i feel like they are destined to the same kind of lifestyle. If i see a really thin person eh i dont really think anything. But if they are bone thin then yea that gives me the creeps. But i figure its easy to gain weight and harder to lose it so i give more slack to the skinnies..

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"Those are the kind of people that make me sick to my stomach. Those are the type of people I have ZERO sympathy for. Make all the excuses you (general you) want. That is attempted suicide in my mind"

My pity is extended to more than just them.

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Chinese tastes so much better the next day. I never eat much chinese it fills me up so quickly but i'm always hungry half an hour later which is why I don't bother anymore.

Stifler's - posted on 09/11/2011

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I eat too much when we eat take away. My eyes are bigger than my stomach when it comes to chinese and then I end up regretting it because I'm so full. It's also because I'm like "I paid good money for this.. I'M GOING TO EAT ALL OF IT!"

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"There is NO reason that you need to stack your plate 6inches tall and go back for fifths and have 2 or 3 stacked plates of dessert on top of that! So yes, absolutely. In situations like that, I absolutely judge. I have (literally) seen people do just that and it makes me sick. I can't fathom the amount of self loathing a person would have to have to do that to themselves."



And therein lies your reason. You said later in your post that you do eat while depressed. Some take it to more extremes. What solution do you offer? I can't excercise without having extreme pain. I get so exhausted just doing housework let alone walking. So yep, I eat. I could drink more I suppose instead. ;)





I do comfort eat. And I can understand how some do it more frequently or to different extremes. BUT, even when comfort eating, even on my worst days, I have never eaten 10 plates of food. I TRY to go for somewhat healthier options (popcorn is a great one for me) or reasonable amounts. Okay, I'm depressed, so I grab a bag of chips and eat it. (ONE) bag of chips. Not 5.

As much as I can understand comfort eating because I do it too, there has to come a point where you realize what you're doing is just crazy. 10 plates of ANYTHING is ridiculous.

It's like a lot of people try to shove off the blame on someone or something else (I'm not just talking about over/under eaters. It's kinda a universal thing)

People are depressed, so they eat, so it's not their fault they're so big. If the world was just a little nicer, they wouldn't feel the need to eat so much.

Or maybe they had a crappy childhood and are eating because that's how they've learned to feel love.

I can accept the reasoning behind overeating. I can accept the reason behind under eating. What I cannot accept is those people who are killing themselves in a slow, horrible way, who refuse to own what they're doing, and complain and make excuses all the way to their grave.

Okay, maybe you have emotional issues. But at 500lbs, you HAVE to realize there's something wrong. Own up and get help.

Or, if you don't want help, I don't wanna hear you complain about it.

I have no sympathy for those who make their own problems and then expect the world to cater to them and bend over backwards to sympathize with them.



There's a HUGE difference between doing the best you can and it not being enough, and just not caring.

If you go to a buffet and start out with a salad and end up eating 3 plates of food and 2 plates of desserts on top of your dinner, okay...you made some effort. Not a lot, but something.



If you and your 3 morbidly obese buddies come in, huffing and puffing from just walking from the front door to the table, sit down and start eating plate after plate of food, 6, 7, 8, 9 heaping helpings, JOKING and egging each other on to eat as much as you can, eating 4 plates of cakes and puddings on TOP of dinner, and then one of you goes into insulin shock because you're a known diabetic? Nope, no sympathy. Especially when I've driven by and seen you in there doing the same thing 5 nights in the past week.

Yup, actually got to watch that one. Driving and walking by throughout the week, I'd seen the same group of guys in that particular Chinese restaurant multiple times, always with tons of plates all over their table and wolfing down a massive amount of food. The one night I decided to treat myself and go out to dinner, one of them went into insulin shock, ended up unconscious and had to be carted off to the hospital. A large chunk of the waiting staff had to come help the 2 poor paramedics get this guy on the stretcher and you could hear the wheels and joints creaking from the weight as they rolled him out the door.

Those are the kind of people that make me sick to my stomach. Those are the type of people I have ZERO sympathy for. Make all the excuses you (general you) want. That is attempted suicide in my mind.

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I think it's sad that majority of people are more willing to judge the overweight person then the super skinny one.
Generally speaking i don't judge people on their eating habits but more on what they are wearing.
People judging this way is the whole reason I only ever go through drive through for take away and then the kids and I head to the park to eat on the grass and so they can play afterwards. I don't buy take away often though and my shopping is more of the fresh stuff over the processed but by the sounds of it I would still be judged because I decided to treat myself to takeaway that once in a blue moon.

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I always laugh at people who have their whole trolley full of coke. I'm like they must be having a piss up. But then I remember that my friend does it and they just drink a buttload of coke all day everyday. Sad.

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yes in my head. if i see someone who is extremely big or extremely skinny i think why? i try not to but i can't really help it. i'm about 40 lbs. overweight though, so i also understand what it's like to feel like everyone is judging you and i purposely don't eat alot of junk/fast food in public.
and it is true that generally poorer areas have higher obesity rates because foods that make you fat, like rice and pasta and chips and pop, are cheaper than healthier foods and fill you up more. plus you tend to work alot more hours and get less sleep which can alter the hormones that make you feel hungry/full and that make you crave certain types of foods (unhealthy foods) and you have less time/money/energy to go and do active things.

Carolee - posted on 09/11/2011

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I am fat for a reason. I know that reason. Other people have their reasons for being the weight they are. I sometimes wonder what their reason is, but I would never ask.

Minnie - posted on 09/11/2011

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I judge when I see overweight people at the checkout line with their carts full of boxed process junk. I'm sure it's ignorance, though. Or it could be an addiction, of course. MSG is addicting. I'm addicted to sugar. But I manage it.

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Maybe it's just me then. If I eat the suggested serving of mac and cheese (I think it's usually 1/3 of the box), I'm still hungry. It's like Chinese food for me.

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We also do rice and beans too. But they do actually cost more. When kraft is all that there is, it doesn't matter if you're hungry later. That's all there is for supper. There was a time earlier this year that due to me missing a lot of work due to my illness, we had less than $40 for food for a month. I spent an entire evening working out the math to see what would be the cheapest food per serving. We did a lot of kraft and a lot of pasta and a lot of beans. It sucked but it kept us alive.

Lady Heather - posted on 09/11/2011

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Also - judging the wine: I cook with it! lulz. Since I have been unable to drink it I get my wine flavour from stews that have been cooked so long there isn't a trace of alcohol left. So see, you never know. Maybe some people are having a crazy one time KD-mini oreo pack-eggo party.

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Would it make you feel any better if most of the mega box of Eggos I bought a couple weeks ago is still in the freezer? ;) Yes, we buy 'junk', but it's certainly not ALL we buy or eat.



I don't get hungry any faster after eating mac and cheese than I do anything else.

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I will admit Teresa - a part of me would be sad if I didn't see one crazy shopping cart at the checkout when I'm there. I call it grocery porn. I just can't stop looking. But hey - I'll judge your processed stuff and you judge my bottle of wine! Or you could if I lived in a civilized place that sold wine in the same place as food.

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"I guess I just don't understand how people can eat like that. I've had Kraft Dinner before. It tastes like ass and you're hungry 30 minutes later. "

1 box of storebrand kraft dinner and side of frozen peas costs $0.39 per serving in my area (made with skim milk and margarine).

Good enough reason?

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"There is NO reason that you need to stack your plate 6inches tall and go back for fifths and have 2 or 3 stacked plates of dessert on top of that! So yes, absolutely. In situations like that, I absolutely judge. I have (literally) seen people do just that and it makes me sick. I can't fathom the amount of self loathing a person would have to have to do that to themselves."

And therein lies your reason. You said later in your post that you do eat while depressed. Some take it to more extremes. What solution do you offer? I can't excercise without having extreme pain. I get so exhausted just doing housework let alone walking. So yep, I eat. I could drink more I suppose instead. ;)

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I am morbidly obese. I rarely eat fast food. I do have a penchant for sweets/snacks at work. I also eat larger than normal portions. If anyone decides to make a comment, I'll smile sweetly and thank for them for their heartfelt concern. No point in responding to rudeness.

On the flp side, if I do see someone who looks unhealthily skinny or so obese they cannot walk in the grocery store, I dont necessarily pass judgement but I do feel sincere pity for them.

Being obese is not as cut/dry as being a pig about food. Food (for me) is a very strong comfort method. With the hell that has been my life, it was food or drugs/alcohol. I stayed away from drugs but I do drink. I just eat more than I drink. I usually assume that other obese people have the same problem and that's why I feel pity, never condemnation.

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I'm glad I don't shop near Heather..... lol

Yeah, when I see huge (like super huge.. if you're only kinda overweight I don't even notice and actually think you aren't) people at McDonald's I think they probably shouldn't be there. I know I probably shouldn't be there EITHER, but I'm not one of those skinny people you will never see eating. ;)

The only 'shopping cart judging' I do is w/ alcohol and cigarrettes, but I'm extremely anti those things anyway.

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I judge the shopping carts of everyone. I do it knowing some people are buying for parties. But honestly, when I'm at Superstore and the person in front of me has a megapack of Kraft Dinner and a megapack of mini oreo packages and megapack of Eggos and blah de blah blah - that ain't for a party. And even if they were buying their fresh stuff elsewhere, no one needs that much shit from a box. I guess I just don't understand how people can eat like that. I've had Kraft Dinner before. It tastes like ass and you're hungry 30 minutes later. Even if you like how it tastes, I'm sure you don't find it super filling over the long term. I just don't get it.

Kind of hard to judge a thin person who isn't eating anything because I know a lot of naturally skinny people and I don't expect them to just eat all the time. Said person might have eaten already and just met up with a friend afterward or something. When I see really obese people eating horribly it just makes me sad. Yeah, it is hard not to think "Why? Why are you eating that?" but I get that there's more to it. I just wish it was easier to fix things.

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Both are wrong.We can both eat junk once in a while, but both thin&over weight etc should be wanting to keep ourselves fit and healthy.Eating junk way to much for anyone is not okay.I am thin and i need to cop on and eat my three meals a day and make sure i don't skip meals and then snack on junk.I under eat.
Slap on the wrist?..yes i know.lol

Rosie - posted on 09/11/2011

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for some reason i don't judge the shopping cart. maybe it's cause i know that people have parties or stock up on certain things to save money or whatever. but when i see a morbidly obese person (not overweight, but OBESE) stuffing 32 plates of shrimp into their mouths during red lobsters all you can eat shrimp....well, yeah...i judge.

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