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Need help to get fatter

Postby cherylburning » Tue, 22 Apr 2008 7:53 pm

Wow it's a great help with all those tips, i'd definitely try out the toothpaste and strawberry stuff also the milk make up remover. I hope you gals don't mind me asking this, since i'm a little way too skinny by average, is there any remedies to grow fatter in a short time? One of my friend will be trying out some milk, it was recommended by her friend. I might try out some of those when she get it. Infact, i have tried several methods that ppl said would work but to no avail. Lot's of my close friends said i'm weird... :( I'm asking this is because i have failed the kebaya part during SIA interview. I knew that's the thing that really failed me cos it's just too loose on me... Methods like eat 5 to 7 meals per day, eat according to time, eat n sleep n not do anything, exercises, eat lots of fatty food including cheese, chocolates sweets n others, eat healthy food, eat junks only and at last but not least, take all sorts of vitamins n stuff like that doesn't work for me. That's why i'm desperately needing help here. And yes I kNOW about the smallest size they hang on the shelf n that's what i wore...

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Re: Need help to get fatter

Postby bluexob » Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:15 pm

cherylburning wrote:Wow it's a great help with all those tips, i'd definitely try out the toothpaste and strawberry stuff also the milk make up remover. I hope you gals don't mind me asking this, since i'm a little way too skinny by average, is there any remedies to grow fatter in a short time? One of my friend will be trying out some milk, it was recommended by her friend. I might try out some of those when she get it. Infact, i have tried several methods that ppl said would work but to no avail. Lot's of my close friends said i'm weird... :( I'm asking this is because i have failed the kebaya part during SIA interview. I knew that's the thing that really failed me cos it's just too loose on me... Methods like eat 5 to 7 meals per day, eat according to time, eat n sleep n not do anything, exercises, eat lots of fatty food including cheese, chocolates sweets n others, eat healthy food, eat junks only and at last but not least, take all sorts of vitamins n stuff like that doesn't work for me. That's why i'm desperately needing help here. And yes I kNOW about the smallest size they hang on the shelf n that's what i wore...



Hi gal,
Dont lose hope of not getting to SQ due to your weight.
I have a friend who is now flying with SQ and she's also skinny than the average about 43kg/1.65m but she holds an advanced diploma cert and is only 19..I'm not really sure what SQ is looking for as i never went for SQ interview before.

And yes,i'm too abit skinny for my height..I only weight 45kg/1.6m...trying to gain 5 more kg, and so far i can see myself some improvement..Initially i was much skinnier few months back!!!

Forget about buying those expensive weight gain,coz it may work only on some people i guess and sure takes some time before u can see the results..I gave up..I've tried those brands like GNC,Ensure,some dried soya milk powder and none worked for me...

The trick is, make sure u are having 4-5 balanced meals per day if more,it will do u harm than good..eat lots of rice,bread,potatoes,pasta,drink a cup of milk shake daily once and eggs..Can add on some nacho with warm cheese(yummy) too even if u dont feel like muching much during in between your meals, tell yourself u need to, its all about your own will power babe..Or simply go out shopping with your 'big eater' friends or outings with family,the craving of eating more will increased naturally..Trust me..Coz getting fatter means we need to put that extra weight in us through foods that we eat daily..

Keep this up and see yourself in a week time..
I gain 1kg every week and very satisfied with the results..
The key is, be happy and positive about life and not to be so stress about yourself :wink:
Hope it helps.

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Postby bluexob » Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:26 pm

Ermm... I totally forgot what's the name of the shop. I only know how to go. I will try to find out for you.[/quote]

Okie dokie..Thanks alot..Do let me know once u found out ya.

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Postby singaporegrrl » Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:35 pm

Eating regularly doesn't really help in weight gain. I eat regularly, if not more and I still stay the same. Once I read an article in Reader's Digest that your body is programmed to consume food regularly and of the same serving. Therefore if you skipped a meal, the next time you have your meal, the body yearns for more intake and you end up eating more, a bigger serving than you normally have. Therefore you gain weight because you have excess intake.
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Postby Abercrombie » Wed, 23 Apr 2008 6:13 am

Taking more protein will help you to gain weight. Drink lots of Full Cream milk will help too. :wink:

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Postby cherylburning » Thu, 24 Apr 2008 4:57 pm

Thank you gals, i'll certainly try out all those that was recommended. But as for cheese, i don't think it's gonna work cos that was my fav and it does nothing to me. I won't give up in SIA thou thank you again :)

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Postby singaporegrrl » Fri, 25 Apr 2008 8:24 pm

Something I found online. Nice to share but sometimes redundant coz people will ask redundant questions over and over again. Nevertheless, enjoy.

1. How to become a member of Cabin Crew
Becoming a member of Cabin Crew is as much about attitude as experience. In fact, many airlines will advertise cabin crew jobs that do not need previous experience. If you have good customer service experience, then make sure this is clear in your CV. But otherwise, a positive attitude, energy and friendliness will get you a long way; experience is not crucial.

Fundamental, though, is your attitude. You must have excellent people skills, confidence and a friendly nature. You will need to be happy, patient and considerate. You will also help yourself to find a job as a flight attendant if you make sure you are well presented and groomed.

Before embarking on your cabin crew job search, you will do well to prepare a strong CV. The CV will need to be clear and short. Include your work experience with your most recent job at the top. Be sure to also include a photograph of yourself inserted within your CV document.

Many airlines advertising flight attendant jobs (for instance Emirates cabin crew jobs) will expect you to complete an application form. Having all your information within your CV will help you when completing application forms.

Essential requirements for almost every airline are: an ability to swim 25m, a valid passport, and fluency in English.



2. Cabin Crew as a Career
Airline cabin crew, also known as flight attendants, are primarily responsible for ensuring passenger safety during flight. They are also required to ensure the comfort of passengers which is why good customer service skills are so important.

Hours can vary so a flight attendant's career is not for those who like to work 9-5 Monday to Friday. But the lifestyle is social, friendly and sometimes exotic - especially for long-haul cabin crew jobs where you will fly and stop-over at world airports. It is hard work, but it is also rewarding.



3. Cabin Crew Jobs / Flight Attendant Jobs
Finding flight attendant jobs is simple. But making a successful application will depend on your CV / Application profile.

Different airlines offer different jobs for flight attendants. Long-haul cabin crew are broadly the same as short-haul, but the specific differences are many and varied. From stop-overs to customer relationships to the number of colleagues on board - all of these issues and more depend on the airline and the types of flights you work on. As an ab initio (inexperienced) candidate you will not have all the options, but it is worth considering what kind of flight attendant job you would prefer. Research your favoured airlines and find out about them.

Once experienced as a flight attendant you will have more career options. You may wish to move to Business Class, First Class or VVIP Cabin Crew jobs - in fact have a look at this job. You will have the experience necessary to apply to some of the world's biggest airlines jobs as senior crew, or even an executive jet airline or private jet operator as VVIP cabin crew.

You may even wish to seek an ex-cabin crew job. Many employers seek ex-cabin crew to work in offices as their excellent customer-facing skills are highly sought after.



4. CV Tips
It's worth addressing your CV now if you've not already done so. Your CV should always be kept up to date to prevent you from forgetting something. You can then use it to apply for jobs. If you need to complete an application form, an up to date CV will mean all the information is to hand.

Sooner or later you'll be asked to also send a photograph of yourself with your application. So sort this out now. You will need 1 full length photograph, and 1 passport head shot. The recruiting employer needs to see you (not you in front of the Eiffel Tower) so make sure you're well in the foreground! This isn't a family snap. You need to be extremely well groomed for the photo, looking smart and smiling.

Once you have a photo you will need to make it small enough to be able to send by email, or to insert into your CV itself.

Your CV needs to be clear, uncluttered and honest. It should work in reverse chronological order, bullet pointing the key skills and areas of responsibility. No wordy paragraphs are required (or wanted). And fancy colours, graphics, fonts and backgrounds are not necessary (or wanted)!



5. Persistence
Eventually you will find the job you're after. But no one said it will be easy. To increase your chances:

a. don't apply for jobs if you don't meet the minimum criteria - it's a waste of your time

b. prepare well - find out about the company

c. be determined - no half measures on the application form or CV... want that job

d. Open Days - be smart, happy and as relaxed as possible. Take a couple of copies of your CV, with photos, clearly labelled

e. stay fully up to date on new jobs

So, that's it. We wish all of you the very best of luck in looking for a job in this unusual, brilliant industry!
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Postby queenie-me » Sat, 26 Apr 2008 12:40 am

I got the same online email ;) :wink:

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Postby boaddicted » Sat, 26 Apr 2008 11:10 pm

hi singaporegrrl.. thks 4 sharing.. :D

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Postby seanys » Wed, 30 Apr 2008 12:32 pm

hi everyone..im new here....i need some help...i went for an interview on de 5th of dis month n got selected...went for my medical edy but till now i still haven got any reply from them...im very nervous bout it..been checkin my mails everyday....wat should i do???can someone help me out PLEASE.....

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Postby queenie-me » Wed, 30 Apr 2008 12:48 pm

seanys wrote:hi everyone..im new here....i need some help...i went for an interview on de 5th of dis month n got selected...went for my medical edy but till now i still haven got any reply from them...im very nervous bout it..been checkin my mails everyday....wat should i do???can someone help me out PLEASE.....


For which airline might that be?

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Postby seanys » Thu, 01 May 2008 2:47 am

singapore airlines... :D

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Postby queenie-me » Thu, 01 May 2008 10:49 am

seanys wrote:singapore airlines... :D

2 weeks. JUST RELAX.
Imagine you tried for Emirates and had to wait for 4-6weeks.
Which is worst? :wink:

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Postby seanys » Thu, 01 May 2008 11:49 am

hehe..mayb im just too excited bout it.....
i'll jus wait for another 1 or 2 weeks...what if they still didn call me???should i call to de HR department to find out???

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Postby seanys » Thu, 01 May 2008 11:56 am

HI mya,
i cant PM anyone yet cus im still new year....so ur malaysian also???where n when did you go for ur medical??i went to SG for my medical...glad tat there's someone same as me also....if u get any reply from them please do inform me ya....
GOD BLESS....


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