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Where'd My Tolerance for Fat People Go?

I’ve dropped 10% bf and now I’m finding that I have no tolerance for fat people, and I’m not talking about huge obese people, no, just your run of the mill average fat people. Is this normal?

The PCs motivated me so much that on March 2, I started the V-Diet. I weighed 224 lbs and roughly 26% bf. I’m now down to 202 and about 16% bf and busily putting the finishing touches on Thib’s Chest specialization routine and everything seems so damned effortless now. That’s all great happy horse stuff. What weirded me out the other day at work was as I was walking through the lobby of my building, I saw this guy coming through the door and felt revulsion at his fatness. What was the real freak was that he wasn’t like most of the office women who look like they could stand to lose half of their body weight, he was a guy who looked 240 and 30%bf. Perhaps he reminded me of myself, I don’t know. All that I do know is that I continually find myself looking at people with ABSOLUTELY NO FRIGGIN SYMPATHY FOR THEIR SORRY FAT ASSES.

Ummm, excuse the psychopath in the corner, that’s my other self, perhaps he needs some simple carbs to increase the seratonin levels in his brain :stuck_out_tongue:

Dan

dude, Shugart is the same. And i have become anti-fat-people… =/

They complain about how hard it is… how they can’t control themselves.

What the Flipping donkey ass. i was 5’5 3 years ago, at 95kgs I reached 100 once…

Now i’m 5’7 and at a decent 70kgs, and im pretty much level 2.5 leaness On Ct’s scale.

It was pretty much a BREEZE. to lose the weight and my lifts have gone up.

And recently in my school they did this health awareness club thing. they labeled me “over-weight” due to my BMI. and i said “Good. i want to get heavier”.

Cause i had a Classmate, whos 5’7, 70kgish. and pretty much can’t see his Penis.

And this classmate said “HAHA You’re OVER WEIGHT MR GYm man.”

I pretty much said “yahp, and get to see the veins on my penis when i get an erection. Do you get Erections too?”

I’m a FFB and I’m the same way. I know this guy and he wants to lose weight and I used to try to help him but he’s still in the denial phase. I tell him his diet is full of greasy shit and he ,as a matter of factly, tells me that his lifestyle allows him to burn the excess calories. He’s easily 30+lbs overweight.

Yes its normal, dont ask me why or anything just everyone expieriences it.
Look up Shugarts blog for “anti fat” people.
He explains it.

Yea. I think it comes with what Growing Boy said- fat people deny their faulty lifestyle choices. They think that it’s ok to eat all the crap they do. Also I hate how they don’t want to do anything about it. I mean w.e, I’ll accept them and stuff, but come on, why would you want to be like that?

Yeah, I forgot about Shug’s anti-fat blog. Just re-read it. I guess I’m as “normal” as most anyone who finds success in losing the fat. I’m not just anti-fat about people deluding themselves about how fat they are and how they are trying and nothing works. No, I’m just tired of being at the store or at work and 80-90% of them are really fat. Even at the corporate fitness center where I train, probably 1/3 of the people that I see working out are fat too. Now, it took one of Shug’s infamous phoenix moments for me to change. The worst is realizing how many years I wasted being fat. What a dumbass I was. Oh well, I probably have more years to enjoy now that I’ve leaned out.

Dan

I feel the same way. I think it has to do with the fact tha a lot of them (at least in my experience) try to make themselves feel better by pulling others down. Many of them tend to say things like “Well, we can’t all be as lucky as you. I wish I was that thin.” Or, “I’ll be you can eat whatever you want and not gain a pound.” It’s like they’re trying to make you feel bad for being leaner than them.

I dont HATE fat people, not at all… but i do hate people that use excuses, and fat AND skinny people do that.

I FUCKIN’ HATE IT MAN… GRrrr

If you really so “depressed” about your weight, then DOOO something about it…

“I have… nothing work…BANGG!!!”

Joe

Sometimes I look down on people that are fat. But when I catch myself doing this I stop immediately.

Many people simply do not have the knowledge how to efficiently lose and maintain weight. I think there should be more emphasis on teaching proper nutrition and cooking in school. I do not know if this has changed. But I cannot remember I was taught nutrition in school at all. There was a cooking class but it was not very practical. Too many meals that took too much time to prepare.

[quote]chris666 wrote:
Sometimes I look down on people that are fat. But when I catch myself doing this I stop immediately.

Many people simply do not have the knowledge how to efficiently lose and maintain weight. I think there should be more emphasis on teaching proper nutrition and cooking in school. I do not know if this has changed. But I cannot remember I was taught nutrition in school at all. There was a cooking class but it was not very practical. Too many meals that took too much time to prepare.[/quote]

This may be so. But the first step to self help is as easy as turning on your computer. Instead of wasting their time on useless crap like porn and games, the internet is an incredible library of info on all types of fitness and nutrition principals. The info is there. They just need to open their eyes and minds.

I think a lot of the revulsion for FFBs, is seeing someone who’s fat, and realizing that you used to look like that. It’s almost a self hatred sort of thing. I know that after the time I’ve put in, gym wise and diet wise, that it’s really not that difficult to be in decent shape, and as such it is more than disheartening to hear people who seriously need help, making excuses for not even attempting to better themselves.

S

i totally agree with what most of you are saying about seeing someone who looked the way you used to before you made the transformation and its not just with fat people. as someone who was formerly very skinny i see other skinny guys and girls all the time saying “oh i cant gain anything ;( boohoo” im like well for one, how bout you quit smoking since its an appetite suppresant and two, how bout you fucking actually eat. i always hear about the one big meal they have its like great eat that 5 times a day and watch what happens.

Stu,
I think you are probably on to something there. It’s kind of like TC’s recent Atomic Dog. During the V-Diet, I worked out a grand total of 12 hours and I didn’t do any of the NEPA walks etc. Now, I work out a whole 4 days a week and it takes a little more time in the kitchen but the results are so worth it. I just want to kick myself for all of the wasted years. Also, the almost spiritual transformation in attitudes toward food that I experienced during the V-Diet. As someone said in Shug’s anit-fat rant, there is no one worse than a former addict :slight_smile:

Dan

[quote]chris666 wrote:
Sometimes I look down on people that are fat. But when I catch myself doing this I stop immediately.

Many people simply do not have the knowledge how to efficiently lose and maintain weight. I think there should be more emphasis on teaching proper nutrition and cooking in school. I do not know if this has changed. But I cannot remember I was taught nutrition in school at all. There was a cooking class but it was not very practical. Too many meals that took too much time to prepare.[/quote]

I didn’t learn proper nutrition in school, but guess what? I took responsibility for myself and learned on my own.

Unobjective overweight people drive me nuts. There’s nothing worse than somebody being pseudo-scientific and passing it off as fact.

Happens. I dropped 70lbs of flub, and now I’m pretty near 10%bf.

My tolerance for fat people (except those personally close to me that I know really struggle with it emotionally and mentally) is very low.

If you seriously HATE someone because of their bodyweight, you have some serious fucking issues that you need to address. Being fat is a choice that someone makes, just like being lean and muscular is. Even if they play it off like they cant help it, theyve made that choice and it in no way affects you. Put on your big girl panties and deal with it.

Personally, I dont like people with long hair. Fucking unkempt motherfuckers.

I don’t like long hair either, again I used to have long hair.

I think its just the nature of growing out of something that you didn’t like about yourself, therefore you don’t like it in others.

Hating them for it is a problem though.

It does not and will not ever affect how I treat a person. They have to give me something more substantial than being overweight for me to treat them poorly or hate them.

I don’t hate fat people…

I just like it better when they’re not aROUND…