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Friday, May 17, 2013

Project Chiseled Marshmallow

I'm weakening mentally (I give in too easily) and physically (as a result of the giving in). Ever since that episode with London Weight Management (LWM) last weekend, I got a tad paranoid with my body. The "good" agents of LWM called me out of the blue and told me I was entitled to a free body treatment session. How they managed to get my contacts I have no clue. I told them I don't need a free session, but they insisted that I grab the opportunity even though I weighed 54 kg at 170 cm for my height. Out of curiosity I went to check out what they're up to.  To cut the long story short, I walked out of the place WITHOUT trying the free session. I didn't want to after listening to the consultant who didn't use any device to conduct the body check but solely her eyes. I politely declined the offer.

NOTE: Today, I received another call but this time from Mary France Bodyline. Gosh, what's with this people and the slimming programs? How they got my contact details remained a mystery.

From that moment onward, I got paranoid. Well, initially I wasn't affected but now I am. Why? Because the consultant who instructed me to strip leaving only my underwear, told me I'm overweight. (I was like, what?) That I'm "flabby". (OK...) That I'm dark-skinned and my skin tone is uneven. (I walk a lot outdoors as part of my exercise regime, you know.)

Now it got me thinking. Whatever the hell happened to my muscles? I need to fix this. I need to work harder than before. I need a stronger resolve to resist bad foods and re-embrace the good stuff. Will I be able to resist coffee or at least cut down the intake? I need to work it (I've laid out my weekly workout routine).



I'm going to have to BRING IT if I want to go from soft to hard. I don't want to be super hard but a "chiseled marshmallow" sounds good. OK, I'll name this quest Project Chiseled Marshmallow.

P/S: Char kuey teow, fried beehoon, fried rice, fried fish, cakes, cookies... BE GONE! *groans*

4 comments:

  1. I'm sorry you had to go through that! We all have different body shapes so it's unfair to be judged solely on a person's opinion. I think they were just trying to sell you their product. If you eat well and follow a good exercise regime you will notice you will have more energy and better toned muscles. A weight scale doesn't say much about us. Muscles weigh more than fat!

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  2. Thanks, Laura! That is really sound advice and something I've been doing as well. I'm in good shape now (I wear either XS or S depending on the cut or design) and have always been mistaken as a model because of my frame and height (quite tall for an Asian...). I'm also fit and the funny thing was the other consultant colleague of hers mentioned that I was tough-looking (fit) and she (the one who said I was overweight, etc.) on the other hand totally contradicted everything and finally contradicted herself by blurting out, "Your tummy has 'lines', you do sit-ups?" I think what she meant was abs...

    I do want to become better shaped, though. It's time to take it to the next level! For example, I'm doing standard push-ups well now, so I want to do MILITARY push-ups well. But I also want to balance up with femininity which is why I want some of the soft bits with me; hence the "chiseled marshmallow". LOL!

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  3. If you are happy and healthy I wouldn't worry about what someone else says...especially since they may only be trying to sell you something.

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  4. You're far from overweight and even farther from flabby. Remember they're trying to sell something, and part of that is trying to convince you that you need them. You don't!

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