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How does one overcome this...

Postby delrouge » Thu, 30 Jun 2005 5:43 am

Anyone has this feeling of wanting to do some kind of excercise but feel embaressed or akward doing it alone ?.

Like oh no i am so fat, probably the whole world will laugh at me if i jog outside, or if i skip then the neighbour downstairs will come knocking on my gate and say if u want to knock down ur floor, buy a house not in a flat.

It sounds silly or bizzare, but some of u may feel that way too right ???

I mean it's easy to say, wah go to this clinic or slimming centre or go to gym IF one has the money. Cause in the end it comes down to how much $$$ can one fork out to get the miracle or genuine wanted results.

I guess this question is for ppl who are fat, average to low income, have in mind to excercise but never got down to it, etc.

Finally my question is how do u overcome this ?

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Postby joop » Thu, 30 Jun 2005 5:59 am

delrouge wrote:Anyone has this feeling of wanting to do some kind of excercise but feel embaressed or akward doing it alone ?.

Like oh no i am so fat, probably the whole world will laugh at me if i jog outside, or if i skip then the neighbour downstairs will come knocking on my gate and say if u want to knock down ur floor, buy a house not in a flat.

It sounds silly or bizzare, but some of u may feel that way too right ???

I mean it's easy to say, wah go to this clinic or slimming centre or go to gym IF one has the money. Cause in the end it comes down to how much $$$ can one fork out to get the miracle or genuine wanted results.

I guess this question is for ppl who are fat, average to low income, have in mind to excercise but never got down to it, etc.

Finally my question is how do u overcome this ?


Why do you have to feel shy exercising. If you have that thought then you'll never get the engine starting.

Perhaps you could start off with jogging along within your estate. Normally passers-by won't take notice of joggers, unless you're wearing something really short or sexy.

Going to the slimming centres also require you to abide to strict diet and regular exercise. It's just advertisers won't normally tell you that their clients exercise 2-3 times a week to shed off those fats.

"I guess this question is for ppl who are fat, average to low income, have in mind to excercise but never got down to it, etc." - Is an overstatement, anybody without the time, willpower and determination will never get down to exercise, not so much to do with being poor or low income though.

I think you should give it a try jogging or swimming alone or with friends. Rather than trying out slimming centres so soon. :roll:
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Re: How does one overcome this...

Postby delrouge » Thu, 30 Jun 2005 6:45 am

joop wrote:Why do you have to feel shy exercising. If you have that thought then you'll never get the engine starting.

time, willpower and determination

I think you should give it a try jogging or swimming alone or with friends. Rather than trying out slimming centres so soon. :roll:


Uhm i guess shy would probably be the correct word to describe it.

I use to be a sports enthusiast, from soccer to badminton until 14. Then an accident put me in a wheel chair for 3 months. After i arrived in indonesia, a martial arts teacher taught me how to walk again and glad i heed his advice and teachings. So when i landed in sweden, i started taking up badminton again and was happy to know that my foot is starting to obey me again. At that time, there was a lot of badminton fan so it was easy to find a partner for practise. Yes, i love badminton eventhough i am not very good at it.

My weight was stable until i gave birth to 2nd child and balooned after my 4th.

Problem was my hubby doesn't want me to be slim. Everytime i ask him if i can go to a fitness centre or the likes, he would say "u want to find someone else right. I know u, once u r slim then u can be confident again and i can't say anything or u'll walk out on me". At other times, he would say i am old already so why bother or priority are the kids so stop thinking about urself coz i won't ever leave u.

So for 4 years of being cooped up and never given the chance nor money to do anything. I guess i gave up. I know this sounds lame but i got tired and just eat, sleep, clean the house and take care of kids. Also, i wasn't allowed to have any friends so the loneliness kind of ate me up inside.

So now that he is out there, i start to have this wish to get up and do sth. but then i look in the mirror and say "ugh, i hate myself & just wanna hide under the blanket".

I 'want' to exercise but don't want to do it alone and too embarressed to ask anyone since i just came out of my shell.....


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