My pet peeve is diet commercials. Diet products. Diet books. Oprah, any time she starts going off about her weight. I would seriously like to see her do a show about people who just can't gain weight. Did it ever occur to her that these people might be suffering problems of image and self-worth as well? That these people are frustrated by the lack of small size clothing? That it's humiliating to be told to go to the boy's department when you are pushing 40? That people don't take you seriously because you are in fact, the size of a growing boy in his teens? Do skinny people have anyone to blame other than themselves for allowing themselves to remain a perpetual chopstick? I suppose not. I just think it's time we had our own show on TV as well called The Biggest Winner. We could weep as we no longer get sand kicked in our face at the beach. We could cry as we no longer get trampled in gay bars during happy hour. We could stand up with pride in our faces as our bony asses sit down and claim ALL of the narrow New York City subway seat that the big-assed mommas next to us are trying to encroach on.
And this is me After... (to be continued)