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Posts by corduroyfirekills3

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Games & Challenges Roll Call March 2011 Exercise Challenge!!! Mar 11 2011
19:39 (UTC)

new add


glad to be back

The Lounge Slutty Halloween Costumes Sep 09 2010
18:00 (UTC)
Original Post by floggingsully:

Original Post by gypsyeyes18:

I'm not really understanding why all female costumes are SOOOOO slutty. And it seems to be getting worse awesomer every year! I don't get it



I'm doing my best to help with teh awesome. This year I'm going as slutty Bill Belichik.

I am hoping to recruit a cadre of women to go as Slutty Absurd-Fill-In-The-Blank. Slutty Sanitation Worker, Slutty Crazy Cat Lady, OOH! Slutty Larry King, etc.


Health & Support Advice needed - to broach or not to broach? Sep 08 2010
12:47 (UTC)

Thanks everyone! I think this is very helpful

The Lounge My anxiety and worry is driving me absolutely bananas. Sep 11 2009
13:42 (UTC)

make sure you're getting all the vitamins you need. deficiencies can make anxiety worse. and there's nothing bad about seeing a doctor -- you can be treated for anxiety problems other than panic attacks. I'm on antidepressants for my obsessive anxiety and doing much better.

The Lounge Advice needed...Should I tell him or let him surprise me?**Update...Party was great!** Aug 21 2009
19:46 (UTC)

I am such a sicko... My first thought is to rig up a counter surprise.

when your friend takes you from drinks to the party say your last drink is really going to your head and act suuuuuuuuuuuper drunk when you come in, slur something incomprehensible, and "pass out" on the floor. Then when they come to your side roll over clear-eyed and yell DOUBLE SURPRISE!!!!!

Better idea to just let him have his fun though. What a sweet bf!


Maintaining can anyone relate to this body question Aug 19 2009
20:11 (UTC)

if you were working  out and now you aren't, yes i can relate. bodies are weird though

Fitness why are cross country girls so SMALL?! Aug 19 2009
19:48 (UTC)

it has to be a combination of the two.

like, for each person, imagine you have some span of ability for running (or whatever, really) and if you were overweight you'd be not so great, and if you were emaciated you'd be not so great, and somewhere in the middle is your personal peak which combines health and strength with being lightweight and agile. I personally am a faster runner when I have less ass to cart around with me.

So it's up to each person to find their personal peak physique (if they want to optimize their ability). Then of course, each person's peak performance is different. Some people have the potential to be world-class athletes if they maximize their ability. Other people, for various reasons, are just not built to be elite athletes.

So how you stack up to someone else is a combination of what the (predetermined) best possible you is, and how close to that ideal you are (a combination of finding the right physique, working on your form, hydration and nutrition, and training).

Everybody here has pretty much the right idea (except one guy who i think wrote his quote backwards accidentally). Bottom line, don't compare yourself to others. Make you a you you love (hopefully including many more qualities than just body image), admire others for their strengths, and live a happy life. Easier said than done, so get crackin!


The Lounge Ketchup fat? Aug 19 2009
19:36 (UTC)
Original Post by trhawley:

How do you kill a Madras Elephant?

Put it in a tub of water and let it bleed to death.


do not get this one!

Foods Your favorite "cheat day" meals Aug 10 2009
01:44 (UTC)

Some kind of noodles from the magical land of asia (lo mein, ramen, soba, pad thai, drunken noodles, etc), probably with some dumplings or crab rangoons to start. yum!

The Lounge Best Self-Tanners? Aug 10 2009
01:42 (UTC)

i like the jergens one soooo much. i tried a fake tanner once, and it was awful. doing it gradually means that you're not going to have, say, a strip on the back of your thigh where you missed putting it on that's a telltale white stripe. yuck.

also, i'm super pale, so if it starts looking too fakey i can start using it every other day instead of every day. i've been using it all summer and it's my new lover.

The Lounge MD crush dilemma Aug 05 2009
15:37 (UTC)

ask him out?


Pregnancy & Parenting efficency of condoms...? Aug 05 2009
15:31 (UTC)
Original Post by merylwhite1:

Original Post by corduroyfirekills3:

Original Post by armouryfadida:

When my boyfriend "ejaculates"

I don't even want to know what this means

How can you not know what that means? It's when he comes. Yes, condoms are pretty effective. They're also the only way of protecting against STDs. The advice that they aren't effective is just rubbish from the abstinence-til-marriage campaign.

the scare quotes. they scare me. i know what ejaculating is... but her boyfriend "ejaculates"

Young Calorie Counters Bikini Crisis Aug 05 2009
03:03 (UTC)

oh my lordy girl, please. go wear your suit and have fun at the beach. if it makes you feel better, get the advice of a good friend. a bit of good self tanner makes you look just as better as dropping 5 does, anyway (i like the hard-to-mess-up jergens natural glow, the one you put on every day like lotion and eventually get a tan)*.

my bf and i both agree that the cute girls at the beach are the ones who don't seem to be thinking about their bodies, because they are enjoying themselves playing in the water or playing catch or sports, talking or reading with their friends instead of sunning like a centerfold or (obv) visually fretting about their rolls (real or imagined) and trying to sit so their stomach will look the flattest.

Oh yeah, and also cute are the ones with fantastic ta-tas. Sigh... a great attitude will get you so many things in life, but certain others still only come with god's permission... Have fun on vaca!!!


*sorry if you're un-pale... no profile pic, and i feel like my black/asian/latina friends never worry about swimming suits like my white/pasty white/extra pasty white friends do, especially not if they have your height/weight...

New Members I'm new and I think I need advice Aug 05 2009
02:53 (UTC)

in three weeks you have not done any permanent damage to your body or metabolism. this should be what you are worried about.

you may gain the weight back, but stick around here and you'll figure out how to lose it again, and more, forever (or forever-ish), staying healthy and sane all the while!

welcome and good luck. go slow and be kind to yourself :)


Weight Loss Ate over maintenance Aug 05 2009
02:50 (UTC)

agreed. are you missing a zero or something? cordie is cornfused.

Recipes Blue Cheese Recipes Anyone?? Aug 05 2009
02:33 (UTC)
Original Post by jannid:

on a steak salad. Perfect.

i like how you think!

Weight Loss Not so smug now Aug 05 2009
02:30 (UTC)
Original Post by allison7305:

Alcohol does not make you retain water. Alcohol inhibits ADH (antidiuretic hormone) which normally acts to make your kidneys keep sodium and water in your system when your blood volume is low. So when ADH is inhibited, you pee a lot and actually lose a lot of h2o from your system.

nice work lab partner. here's something cool you might not also know ---

vasopressin (other name for adh) rebounds when it is suppressed (the body releases more of it into the blood), so during hangover you have even more of this hormone in your bloodstream than normal (hence the water retention). high concentrations of vasopressin affect not only urine concentration in the kidneys, but blood pressure as well. this increase in blood pressure caused by increase (rebound) concentrations of vasopressin causes... BINGO, the hangover headache. neat, huh?

Pregnancy & Parenting efficency of condoms...? Aug 05 2009
02:03 (UTC)
Original Post by armouryfadida:

When my boyfriend "ejaculates"

I don't even want to know what this means

Pregnancy & Parenting efficency of condoms...? Aug 05 2009
02:02 (UTC)
Original Post by bier:

From the Planned Parenthood website:

Each year, 2 out of 100 women whose partners use condoms will become pregnant if they always use condoms correctly.

Each year, 15 out of 100 women whose partners use condoms will become pregnant if they don't always use condoms correctly.

The problem with statistics is that we don't know how many times said couples had sex during that one year period. Those 2 or 15 women who became pregnant may have had twice as many sexual encounters as those who didn't.

they are probably actually expressing risk ratios in a way that does not scare off people who are bad at statistics/number comprehension. meaning, i'm sure they corrected for amount of sex in some way and the group risks are directly comparable.

Weight Loss Does muscle really weigh more than fat? Aug 05 2009
01:55 (UTC)
Original Post by floggingsully:

Original Post by girlfighting27:

pound for pound, yes they are the same.

 pound for pound everything weighs the same so there really isn't any point in comparing how much 2 things weigh 'pound for pound'.

new to dry wit, eh?

if you made a person mold and made two people in that mold (mould for you UK'ers,  i think), and made one of them with 8% body fat and one with 30%, the "leaner" one would weigh more.

cubic inch for cubic inch, muscle weighs more than fat.

this is what density is.


please call your congressman (MP?) and demand more funding for science education. i'm sort of not kidding.