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Eye- and mind-opening experience at the store

Sunday, August 23, 2009

I was browsing at the BCBG store yesterday, since they had a 70% + 20% discount going.

A friend was shopping for a dress for a party that night - she's one of those people who always looks to be about a size 2 or 4, never gains, is always dressed wonderfully, looks in great shape, all that.

So she tried on several dresses, and asked my opinion. On a very fitted knit dress, she said "I'm not sure, I think this makes my cellulite show too much."

O.
M.
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The woman is 30-something, about 5'6", probably weighs in at 110 or so, and thinks she has cellulite? The size S dress was too big on her and she had to find an XS, while I'm searching around for size L and that sometimes doesn't fit - and she thinks she has celllulite????? I couldn't believe it!!!!

As she said, all of us have issues with our bodies.
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JLPNURSE 8/24/2009 8:29AM

    Yes, we all have issues with our bodies and it seems we always want more and are never satisfied. I wish we could all just be happy with ourselves!

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SAPNA. 8/24/2009 7:16AM

    Sometimes I think the extra thin have bigger issues than the extra large. It must be almost impossible to maintain that small size. I bet they dont eat a meal more than once a month. Most of them must get so sick eventually. I think they are very silly, but saying that, I know that when I am with skinny fashionable and trendy people I feel so ugly and huge and defeated. This is wrong because what they look like is unatural and dangerous. I should feel glad I am large and more normal. But as long as the magazines and media show these waifs as being beautiful, and normal women as being ugly, I think I, and a lot of other women, will always feel bad about ourselves.

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HIFROMOHIO 8/23/2009 10:54PM

    I went to Kohl's one time and there was this lady with her two girls and her husband or boyfriend. We were near the junior's section, and I was proud because I was actually finding stuff that fit. She was talking about she'd gained so much weight and held up a size S and said this is what i was last year. Then she held up another size, probably a M, and said "This is what I am now" in a really disgusted-b*chy sort of way.

I wanted to punch her.

Yes, there are always things people want to change about themselves, sometimes no matter what other people think.

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MOOKBALL 8/23/2009 9:31PM

    The grass is always greener......

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REEDSKI 8/23/2009 8:57PM

    I had to chuckle at this blog. I have a petite friend who is always joining Weight Watcher's. If she loses anymore weight I won't be able to find her. She's not anorexic but she looks great the way she is.

By the way. What is a BCBG store?

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