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The Hidden Truth Behind Being Fat

Updated on September 5, 2015

The Sad Sad Truth

There are many things to be worrying about in the world today, and the growing trend of obesity and people being over weight is not one to take likely. The issue is nobody knows where the blame should be placed. Is it the individuals fault? Is it McDonalds? Is it the fact salads are more expensive than fried chicken? You could say it is a combination of that and something much much more revealing.

I have been a fat man for many many years, obtaining over weight statues circa 2007 and have been fighting on to lose the extra pounds, unfortunately this has been to no avail. My weight has continued to grow and expand over the years into a very serious problem. Worries about my health, blood, and what I should eat next, are all daily struggles that I go through. I have been searching for an explanation to why I continue to grow in size and weight.

Is the weight problem we are facing, our fault? Is it our own choices and decisions that led us to this point? Of course not, that is too ridiculous a concept to even grasp as true. Obviously there is some underlying cause to this. After looking at research, and desperately avoiding research fabricated by the gym tycoons to make us pay for a gym membership and give us our hard working dollars, I came to the realization of a some astounding answers.

The growing trend in being over weight is a mystery that has alluded many of us for way too long, but I have put plenty of research into this subject and have come to the conclusion that it is, not fast food, it is not the over eating, it isn't the lack of exercise it may be big bones, but one thing is for certain. It is the clothing companies faults for the increasing trends in obesity and over-weightness.


How the Clothing Companies Make Us Fat

Now how exactly are these clothing companies doing this? You might be asking yourself so let me explain. What leads to being overweight? Fatty food and lack of exercise. Now you might be saying, "But I thought you said those weren't the reasons for the growing obesity rate?" Which is correct, they are not responsible for the growing trend, they are just factors in the greater problem that is clothing companies.

First of all you go to the store and clothing comes in various different sizes, extra-small to ever growing sizes, growing with the increasing obesity rate. And here is where we see the problem starting to arise. We see when we go to the store the sizes of clothes and we notice that the bigger the clothes the more expensive it is. That makes sense, more material should cost a little more right. Now how does this effect weight you might ask, well let me explain.

The clothes we buy as a larger person cost more, the more X's the more $'s. So when I am online and ordering a shirt for XL and see it is $13.95, I think that is excellent. Then time passes and my weight increases so that same brand of shirt then in XXL now costs something along the lines of $23.95. Now that can be a huge difference and it increases ever so more the larger shirt you must get. This is where the problem arises, simply because the fatter someone is the more money they must spend on clothing. What happens when someone spends more money in one facet of their lives? They need to cut cost somewhere else. This sometimes happens to be food. Now they simply don't cut cost by eating less food, no no no that would be ridiculous and simply wouldn't make sense. This is when we have to get much cheaper food, things like Wendy's, Mcdonalds, and Arby's delicious curly fries, all start to become the only option, the only light at the end of the tunnel. Their cheaper food, and dollar menu items provide an easy way out to get the same amount of food at a much cheaper price. Now that they are being fed the same amount and they are paying less for it, they still have a problem here, ad unfortunately it continues to grow and grow and grow.


The Ever Increasing XLoop

So far we see how exactly the price of large clothes effects us, it makes us need to look for cheaper food to sustain our amount intake. Now here is where the loop started by the clothing companies really starts to take shape, unfortunately it is a pretty round shape.

As we continue to intake the much cheaper, much much unhealthier food from these fast food sources we tend to grow in size and weight even more. This creates a need to get even bigger clothes, causing us to either cut corners else where, because we need the same amount of food or we need to work more hours every day. With more money being spent, we obviously are now starting to loose money, meaning we need to work more to sustain our way of barely living. This provides little to no time at all for physical activity, because we need to factor in T.V. time, sleep, and obviously time to eat our meals. This just leaves little to no time for us to go out and get a gym membership, and drive to the gym, let alone drive back and work out there. It would be simply a waste of money.

Now what about gym equipment at home? Well if we could get around to buying it one day, maybe we would, however they are just so expensive and what if we need that money for an emergency?

Once you fall into this loop there is no way out.

You buy more expensive clothes, so have to eat cheaper unhealthier foods. Then that leads to getting fatter, making clothing more expensive. This causing us to need to work more, leaving no time for exercise or physical activity. Obviously making us fatter and needing to buy more expensive clothes again.

This is a clever plot devised by the clothing industry to generate more profit. Skinny people have the ability to keep wearing the same clothing for years to come, until their stuff gets too worn out. This obviously creates a issue for them, so who do they target? Us fat people. Simply because our ever increasing size keeps us buying clothes every year to every couple months, just to keep up with ourselves. This inevitably putting us in the infinite XLoop.

We may never have the luxury of keeping a t-shirt for 2 years, not paying extra cash upfront for more fabric. All because of this obviously cleverly devise rouse set up by the clothing industry to generate more wealth from the overweight populous, simply because they are loosing so much money on the skinny population. This of course making it Thin people, and the clothing industries fault for the increasing obesity rate. Now the only question is how do we stop these companies from taking advantage of us larger folk and charging us extra? I simply don't know the answer, but if one isn't thought up soon we may see the beginning of a fat holocaust, a fatocaust if you will.

Possible Solutions and Their Outcomes

  1. Fine the Companies - Now we would hope that this solution would provide us with some closer, but the more we fine these companies the more they will just charge everybody so that it they make their profits back and eventually break the economy, so we don't want that.
  2. Anti fat discrimination laws - Very much possible we could simply state them charging us extra would fall under discrimination, and there for is a hate crime. However this may once again end in increased prices across the board, and possibly result in breaking the economy.
  3. Eat healthier, less, and exercise? - Nah!


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    • John Colarusso profile imageAUTHOR

      John Colarusso 

      3 years ago

      You make a very valid point good sir.

    • Austinstar profile image


      3 years ago from Somewhere near the center of Texas

      It's really the fault of air conditioning companies. Why go out in the heat? When you can stay in and eat?

      That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

    • peachpurple profile image


      3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      processed food is the devil to fats


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