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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Subject: Whale or Mermaid?

Recently, in a large city in France , a poster featuring a young, thin and tan woman appeared in the window of a gym.

It said, "This summer, do you want to be a mermaid or a whale?"

A middle-aged woman, whose physical characteristics did not match those of the woman on the poster, responded publicly to the question posed by the gym.

To Whom It May Concern:

Whales are always surrounded by friends (dolphins, sea lions, curious humans.)

They have an active sex life, get pregnant and have adorable baby whales.

They play and swim in the seas, seeing wonderful places like Patagonia, the Bering Sea and the coral reefs of Polynesia !

Whales are wonderful singers, and have even recorded CDs !

They are incredible creatures and have virtually no predators other than humans.

They are loved, protected and admire by almost everyone in the world.

AND.......to Whom It May Concern Mermaids don't exist.

If they did exist they would be lining up outside the offices of Argentinean psycho-analysts due to identity crisis. Fish or human?

They don't have a sex life because they kill men who get close to them, not to
mention......how could they have sex?

Just look at them ... where is......... " IT " ?

Therefore, they don't have kids either.

The choice is perfectly clear to me:

I want to be a whale.

P.S. We are in an age when media puts into our heads the idea that only skinny people are beautiful. But I prefer to
enjoy an ice cream with my kids, a good dinner with a man who makes me shiver, and a piece ofchocolate with my friends !

(With time, we gain weight) because we accumulate so much information and wisdom in our heads that when there is no more room, it distributes to the rest of our bodies.

So we aren't heavy, we are enormously cultured, educated and happy.

Beginning today, when I look at my butt in the mirror I will think, "Good grief, look how smart I am!? emoticon
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    yes that is awesome!!!! someone really needs to pass the picture and response around the schools... all those girls that are already trying to be mermaids really need to see how silly and unhealthy it is, and the whales need to be reminded of how wonderful they already are :)
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  • POOH_BEAR_69
    That is too funny... I think I'd much rather be a whale too! Gotta love that logic!!!

    Thanks for sharing!

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    Right on.
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    The pressure society,tv,magazines place on us kids and adults men and women to be thin is crazy!

    But that is why we as parents have to teach our kids and ourselves to love and embrace who we are...to hold our head up high and have confidence in who we are to know tell our kids it's ok to be a individual!

    I think that the adults are struggling more now with self acceptance than our kids are...some adults self esteem and self confidence is lower than the kids!

    I teach my kids what ever you do in life you do it because you want to not because it will look good... That regardless of what size you are you love yourself inside and out that God did not create everyone to be the same.

    If you want to lose weight do it for you!

    But what I make sure to show them is regardless of your size how thin you are how much money you have the DEVIL still attacks in thier lives!

    And that they maybe small/thin and have money .....but they still have the same PROBLEMS and MORE as normal every day people!

    I'm with you I'll take being a WHALE!
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    Perfect !
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    That's a whale of a tale!

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    eh heh heh.

    Excellent. I especially liked the "mermaids don't exist" line. emoticon
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    Man I must be REALLY smart then! emoticon
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  • NJ_HOU
    well - i loved the woman's response to the typical commecial onzie zingger Good Luck
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    Love it!!! emoticon
    3024 days ago
    That is priceless!! Thanks for posting it!!!

    Anna Sue
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