The skinny on being overweight

on Wednesday, 25 October 2017. Posted in Letters to the Editor, Opinions

By Brenda Harrison, Editor

For the first time ever, overweight people outnumber average people in America. Doesn’t that make overweight the average then? Last month you were fat, now you’re average – hey, let’s get a pizza! Jay Leno

You never really know how fat you are until you see yourself in a group photo. – Pinterest

I’m not overweight. I’m just nine inches too short. – Shelley Winters

“If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model. Kate Moss? Well, she would have been the paintbrush!” – Dawn French

The human body is 60 percent water. So I’m not fat, just flooded. – Pinterest

Don’t be afraid of a few extra pounds. Fat people are harder to kidnap. – Pinterest

The hardest exercise for most of us (fat people) is pushing away from the dinner table. - Dolly Parton

People who are overweight don’t want unsolicited advice. Guess what. We know we’re fat. We live in homes with mirrors. – Al Roker

I am a nutritional overachiever. – Author unknown

Dieting is wishful shrinking. – Author unknown

Don’t let obesity get in the weigh of your fun. – Daniel Worona

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us. – Peter De Vries

Obesity may have grave consequences! – Daniel Worona

I keep trying to lose weight... but it keeps finding me! – Author unknown

Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork. – English Proverb

I try to avoid things that make me fat, like scales, mirrors and photographs. – Author unknown