Archive for the ‘Diet/Weight’ Category

Yup. I Could Tell from That Nau­se­at­ed Look on Your Face.

Woman #1 in el­e­va­tor: Why aren’t you wear­ing a jack­et? You’re go­ing to be freez­ing!
Woman #2: I don’t need one. It’s be­cause I’m fat.
Woman #1: (si­lence)
Woman #2: You know it’s true. You’re not say­ing any­thing be­cause you know I’m fat. Most peo­ple would say, “No, no, no. You’re not fat!” but you’re not say­ing that be­cause you think I’m fat. Think about it.
Woman #1: I’m think­ing about it.

–39th St

NYC: The Best Restau­rants Beget the Best Eat­ing Dis­or­ders

Well-dressed girl #1: You know what?
Well-dressed girl #2: What?
Well-dressed girl #1: Throw­ing up at work re­al­ly is­n’t as bad as it seems.

–Prince Street be­tween Lafayette & Mul­ber­ry

Waif #1: Ugh. I feel so fat…I feel so gross. I’m not go­ing to fit in­to any of my sum­mer clothes…I’ve been try­ing to be so good, go­ing to the gym every­day and every­thing.
Waif #2: You’re not fat.
Waif #1: Yes I am. You can on­ly say that be­cause you’re thin…I ate a sal­ad to­day for lunch. But then I just ate all of these sweet thinga­ma­jig­gies.

–W train

Over­heard by: No­ra S.

Co­lum­bia chick on cell: …I mean, like, yes­ter­day I to­tal­ly pigged out on sal­ad.

–116th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: djlindee

Think I Could Pass Off Bu­lim­ia As Re­peat­ed Ex­or­cisms?

Black girl #1: You look great. You are like wast­ing away from your fast.
Black girl #2: Thanks! I asked my broth­er the oth­er day if I con­tin­ued fast­ing af­ter Lent ends, would that be con­sid­ered a di­et or just anorex­ia?
Black girl #3: Oh my god! I al­ways want to do that.
Black girl #2: He said anorex­ia, but I’m still think­ing about it.

–Town Hall, 43rd St

Over­heard by: je­sus would be so proud

Pop Quiz: How Many Faces Do the Girls Have? Show Your Work.

Skin­ny girl in dress: Okay, what do you guys think?
Friend #1: Oh my god, it looks so good on you.
Friend #2: I love it!
Skin­ny girl: Re­al­ly? I don’t know…
Friend #1: Se­ri­ous­ly — you should get it. It looks awe­some on you.
Friend #2: If I were you, I’d to­tal­ly get it.
Skin­ny girl: Okay… Thanks! I think I will. [Re­treats in­to fit­ting room.]Friend #1: God, she is so dis­gust­ing­ly skin­ny, it sick­ens me.
Friend #2: I could throw up right now.

–H&M fit­ting room, Broad­way & Spring

Over­heard by: lc

News­Flash: Crack­head Slain on 2 Train! Film at Eleven.

Crack­head to white girl: I want a lit­tle white girl. Okay, a lit­tle white lily, she so mad, I want a lit­tle white girl, not a black girl, they broke my heart too many times. You think I’m ha­rass­ing you be­cause you’re white and I’m black.
Girl on train: I’m not white, okay? I’m not white, stop look­ing at me. I don’t look re­mote­ly white, or Cau­casian.
Crack­head: I’m not in­to fat girls, so I’ll look some­where else. I’m not in­to fat jokes, just black jokes. You prob­a­bly think I’m in­to white guys, not white girls, just call me gay. Are you try­ing to slip away?
Girl on train: Did he just call me fat?

–Down­town 2 Train