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Anonymous 7006[Reply]

how the hell do i get cute? seems like getting skinny isnt helping really i need to lose weight from my face somehow why are my cheeks so baggy shit… both my sisters are so pretty and cute my little sister doesnt have to wear makeup shes so pretty without it they both make me feel like shit why am i this way. wish i had brown eyes i look soulless and evil and tired constantly shit hist shit hopw do i get cute

Anonymous 7008

>>7006
What color of eyes do you have?

Anonymous 7009

>Skinny with round cheeks and light colored eyes
You probably are already cute enough by most people's standards.

Anonymous 7011

You are cute, anon. You’re cute. Love yourself. When you see yourself that way, others will too. I’m not even joking.



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Anonymous 6992[Reply]

Anyone here have to deal with sciatica pains or at least some kind of lower back ache?
Trying to manage mine without pills/surgery.
Already tried yoga, stretching, physical therapy, etc and the only thing that helps at the moment is weed, but I can't use that everytime it happens

Anonymous 7000

If you have access to a pullup bar, or something similar, try hanging onto it and letting your body go limp for a minute. You can still make contact with ground using your feet, the point is just to let your spine decompress.

I don't have siatica, but thia has helped me when I had back pain.

Anonymous 7002

>>6992
what about cbd oil instead of weed?

Anonymous 7003

>>7000
I'll have to give that one a try, do inversion tables work too or should I skip those?
>>7002
Might give it a try, just kind of pricy in my area.
Is it best as an oil or would it be the same as a cbd gummy/vape/etc?

Anonymous 7005

>>7003
I don't have any experience with inversion tables. I like pullup bars because if I feel pain or any need to suddenly stop, all I have to do is let go of the bar. I don't know if tables have a similar sort of "safety" mechanism.



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Childfree thread Anonymous 102[Reply]

Discuss!

>"but Anon, you'll want them later!"

Yeah no.
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Anonymous 6915

>>4462
>Also do you really think that calcium in our bodies never gets replaced?
It doesn't we reach peak bone mass around 20-30 years of age and it's downhill from there on. We do recover bone but it's just slower than the rate it is getting destroyed.

Anonymous 6923

>>6846

I never wanted kids until I met my husband, and even then I was in a state of self-denial for a LONG time. Apparently years of telling everyone you don’t want something makes it difficult to be honest with yourself about suddenly wanting that thing.

Anonymous 6924

>>6923
How has your experience been so far?
What do you appreciate or find rewarding in being a mother that was lost on the younger you?

Anonymous 6937

>>6924
>>How has your experience been so far?

It's easier than I thought it would be. Mine aren't particularly easy (though thankfully not particularly hard) kids from what I understand. There are some moms who act like it's all rainbows and butterflies and there is no such thing as a bad moment. Other moms seem to feel like their kids are a burden, but I think those are women who are just complainers in general. My experience has been in the middle; not exclusively good times but an overwhelmingly strong net positive.

>>What do you appreciate or find rewarding in being a mother that was lost on the younger you?


It's weird; my self concept hasn't quite yet changed to "being a mother." Like in my head I'm still the same woman I was at 20, adamantly against having kids. But I have two and my husband and I want at least one more. I think knowing that he wanted kids but wanted to be with me more than having kids, and telling me that he'd be with me no matter what, it showed me that having kids wasn't going to be a price I had to pay to society. It wasn't going to be something I "had to do." Once it felt like less of an obligation and I was confident and secure in myself as not "needing" to have kids to please anyone else, I slowly began to realize that I never didn't want kids, I wanted to not be told what I do or don't or will or won't want.

Not wanting kids was a form of rebellion, and once I was my own person, the need to rebel dissipated, and I was able to see the pros and cons in a very different light.

We're encouraged as women to ask ourselves why we do want certain things, but we're actually discouraged in my experience from thinking critically and deeply about why we don't want things.

Anonymous 6972

I don't hate kids at all, but I never felt the drive to have them. I know I'm the weird one, since it can be said the whole purpose of life, romantic love, attraction, etc is to have children. Still, I don't see the appeal and it seems so alien to me.



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Anonymous 6994[Reply]

AAAAAAHHH HOW THE FUCK HAS THIS HAPPENED wWHY THE FUCK IS THJE LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE MELTING WHY THE FUCK IS THE OTHER CORNER OF MY MOUTH SO MUCH LOWER THAN THE OTHER I MEAN ITS BECAUSE THE RIGHT SIDE OF MY FACE HAS WAY MUCH MORE MUSCLE BUT I DONT KNOW WHY IT HAS WHNY THE FUCK DOES IT HAVE WHAT THE FUCK HAPPENED IS THIS BECAUSE OF ALL TJE DENTAL WORK OVER THE YEARS? IM TRYING TO WORK MY "ORBICULARIS ORIS" MUSCLE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE THROUGH FACIAL EXERCISE BUT FOR SoME REASON IT DOESNT FEEL LIKE IM DOING THE EXERCISE RIGHT BECAUSE THERES STIll NO RESULTS AFTER AND IT THE MUSCLE NEVER SEEMS TO GET TIRED ENOUGHG

Anonymous 6995

THE LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE IS A PILE OF FAT WHILE THE RIGHT ONE IS ALL MUSCLE ITS NOT JUST ERBICULARIS ORIS ITS ALSO THE MASSETERS I CAN SEE IT WHEN I BITE HARD THE FAT ON THE LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE RISES WHILE THE RIGHT SIDE STAYS THE SAME BECAUSE IT ALREADY HAS A HUGE MASSETER MUSCLE IS HUGE TTO INSTEAD OF FAT THERE. THIS ISNT FAIR I D FEEL LIKE MY LEFT SIDE OF FACE JUST DOESNT WANT TO FORM MUCLSLE WHEN I CHEW ITS ALWAYS THE RIGHT SIDE THAT GETS TIRESD WTF IS THIS WTF HELP

Anonymous 6996

Doctor, anon. You may have a nerve issue which could be serious.

Anonymous 6997

>>6994
>wWHY THE FUCK IS THJE LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE MELTING
Anon, your brain isn't getting any blood. Call 911.

Anonymous 6998

>>6994
Are you having a stroke



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What's the ugliest part of your body? Anonymous 3951[Reply]

Let's sent it some love!


I'll start: it probably is my knees, they're fat, are slowly becoming wrinkled and have a hump above them. One of them is square shaped because of surgery.

I love you knees, thank you for supporting my body and carrying me around!
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Anonymous 6927

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>>6921
I'm struggling with the eating problems but it isn't all too bad. The thing is, when I do gain weight my face immediately gains weight too… usually the first place where it's very apparent.
>>6926
Cheekbone definition is so gorgeous! I love women with strong features and that slim sort of look. It fits the type of clothing I like which the "mature" sorts but when I wear it I look like a bobblehead. With the frame thing, my frame is pretty big too so its overall a little unfortunate. At least I can say I tried my best. Thanks though anon

Anonymous 6983

My legs. I'm 5'8" and my inseam is only 28".

Anonymous 6989

>>6919
How old are you? Younger girls sometimes have babyfat that make their faces look rounder regardless of how much you weigh. My face didn't start slimming down and getting defined cheekbones until I hit my 20s.

Anonymous 6990

>>6927
>but when I wear it I look like a bobblehead.

It might not be the look you want to go for, but that can be really cute and feminine! I personally find that mature but youthful, girl -like look a lot.

Anonymous 6993

>>3951
My skin
I get scars easily if I get a scratch and have eczema and redness all over my face regardless of treatment
Otherwise I really like how I look



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Cellulite Anonymous 4499[Reply]

Anyone else suffer? I am not even overweight but the back of my thighs look like shit.

It was at it's worse as I lived this insane hermit hikki lifestyle which is when most of it happened. Since being more active it reduced but can never go away.

What are some advices to minimize it as much as possible. What exercises would you do for the upper back thigh? My biggest fear is that all the exercise I am doing won't fix anything.

I hate that I feel confident looking at myself front on but seeing myself from behind it all falls apart.
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Anonymous 6880

>>6878
it's literally a scientific fact, but you do you boo

>>6875

everything I said is written clearly on the pubmed articles I linked, as well as on the links you provided and any other review article you could randomly choose from. I'm not going to keep spoonfeeding you. No one is making fun of women for not having cellulite, that doesn't happen anywhere except inside your tiny, empty head. You are just mad because you're not getting the validation you think you deserve for lacking a feature that has been deemed unattractive but people are giving progressively less shits about. Anyway, I'm out.

Anonymous 6883

>>6880
Women have cellulite but it isn't sexual dimorphism, if it was people would look for it if they were trying to differentiate the genders between bodies, but most importantly if your first response to a woman saying she doesn't have cellulite is to start talking about women without breasts, uteruses, periods, etc it tells me everything I need to know, and if that didn't confirm it calling me a man because I was skeptical of this "scientific facts" with questionable studies


All I did was ask for the quote that said women everywhere all around the world from my link had cellulite with a legitimate study, because when I went back nowhere did it say all women all over had it, why are you getting so defensive if you don't care?

Anonymous 6884

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I started getting cellulite on my thighs and butt when I got into my 20s. It made me self conscious, until I saw all the girls around me had cellulite too.

Anonymous 6985

most women have cellulite. however, of course working out, cardio, and losing fat can reduce it significantly. it's perfectly normal though, and I'm sure no one else cares or notices except for you.

I'm a hypocrite though, b/c I hate mine too.

Anonymous 6987

>>6884
Every time I scroll by this it bothers me that whoever labeled this didn't point out that her entire body was also edited to look thinner.



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eating disorder thread Anonymous 4629[Reply]

eating disorder thread - its time for another

do you have an eating disorder?
which one?
are you attempting recovery?
how long have you had it?
what caused it?
how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?


i have a purging disorder.
i kind of want to attempt recovery sometimes, then i see something like my crush looking happier talking to another girl thats skinnier than me, i think about how much better i could look/how i could compensate for my stupid ugly fact, and i think about the comments my dad gives me when i 'eat bad' even though im 19 bmi/skinnier than him (hes overweight, i think.) ive had mine since i was 13. i was a fat child growing up because my parents didnt know how to feed me, and instead of giving me healthy food they just called me fat/made fun of me. it disrupts my daily life heavily because i cant eat anything without purging after, and it just ruins my mood and has disrupted my health. ill be devastated if i go up 0.1 a pound
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Anonymous 6920

>>4629
do you have an eating disorder?
yes
which one?
anorexia + binge eating
are you attempting recovery?
not really
how long have you had it?
6 years
what caused it?
my entire family had anorexia. my mother starves herself for as long as I could remember and so does my dad and sister. it became a huge family competition that no one really ever speaks of but we all feel it since we constantly ask eachother if the other person has ate to feel better about ourselves. its toxic as hell but oh well.
how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
all i ever think about is food and i spend hours and hours watching mukbangs and channels like amberlynn reid to motivate myself to not eat since i constantly crave bad foods. other than that, being constantly tired.

Anonymous 6929

>>6721
Very similar story here though while I didn't seek out help I ended up almost pushed into it by my school administration, rebelled and ended up recovering alone on my own. I still exercise a lot and limit what kinds and amounts of food I eat which is apparently a recovery no-no but I've been better for so long now, I'd say I'm really healthy now and truly enjoy food and my life and can deal with having a fuller womanly looking body and still often find it beautiful.

Looking back on my sick self is like looking back on another world. I don't know how I thought I was "happy" being so miserable, ill and weak and chained down. It's such a shitty, shallow way to live and waste of time.

Anonymous 6947

>do you have an eating disorder?
Yes.
>which one?
Mild restricting. Also terrible BDD and an unstable body image.
>are you attempting recovery?
Yep. I'm going to an ED clinic next week.
>how long have you had it?
Over 10 years.
>what caused it?
I gained weight in grade 7 and hated how I was bigger than all the other girls. I lost weight by exercising and eating healthy in grade 8, then gained the weight back in grade 9. I started to over-exercise in grade 10 and managed to lose some weight but I was still around 155 at 5'6". The restricting started in grade 12 and the positive attention it got me kept me motivated. There was intense guilt around food, under eating and counting calories. In university it got worse because of stress. Then it persisted through my twenties.
how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
I don't enjoy food that much. I see it as a means to an end to keep me alive, something to be measured and controlled. I feel guilty for eating when hungry. I feel like I don't deserve to eat. Eating and food is such a preoccupation that I worry about it almost all the time. I'm terrified of gaining weight and I want to continue to lose weight. Since I start treatment soon, I've been trying to lose more weight so that if I gain during treatment I won't be as big.

Anonymous 6948

>>6720
I'm sorry that happened to you, anon. I know how easy it is to get out of control. Depression is also a bitch, I've had it since childhood for 18 years.

Anonymous 6984

>do you have an eating disorder?
yep
>which one?
diagnosed binge eating disorder, I'm actually thin though, and go through phases of restriction
>are you attempting recovery?
yes!
>how long have you had it?
4 years, I think?
>what caused it?
I've always been thin, but I was a ballerina for several years, and started restricting so I could be even thinner so I could have the perfect ballet body. this triggered some hardcore binging after a while and the rest is history
>how does it disrupt your daily life, if it does?
it doesn't disrupt it too much anymore! but before it kinda took over my whole life and pretty much my every thought was about food and my body.



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Anonymous 4096[Reply]

Have any of you ever been able to transform yourself to Stacy? How did it change your life?
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Anonymous 6971

>>6935
I never got the make-up thing. I don't wear make-up and it shows since I have pretty visible pores and whiteheads. Never had women treat me cold specifically and the ones that did were cold to everyone. Maybe you unconsciously act uncomfortable when you don't wear makeup and it makes them feel more uncomfortable as well.

That being said I have no idea why anyone wants to be a shallow whore, you bet the same people encouraging this would be disgusted at incels trying to become chads.

Anonymous 6977

>>6971
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Are women who look airbrushed irl (no pores) just wearing good makeup?

Anonymous 6979

>>6977
Are you being sarcastic? If not then yes. They will have no visible pores and their skin tone will be completely uniform. There are obviously people who have naturally good skin and take care of it, but even then some pores will be visible and there will be some discoloration. Even if someone is not wearing heavy mascara/eyeliner/lipstick, the airbrushed look is a dead giveaway someone is wearing makeup.>>6977

Anonymous 6980

>>6979
Not being sarcastic, sorry if it came off that way.
I just don't wear makeup because I fear fucking up the balance and triggering acne again, so I've never witnessed makeup application irl lol. In makeup vids they look smooth already because of the lighting.
I questioned it, but always leaned towards these airbrushed girls having good genes. Damn.

Anonymous 6981

>>6980
My bad, sometimes I have trouble detecting sarcasm online. Also usually in those videos they have already applied at least light foundation. Those women aren't confident to appear on camera without any makeup. Anyway makeup is cancer, so many women think they have to wear it or else they are an ugly troll or a slob. So what if you have acne, eye bags, big pores, etc. So what if your skin isn't flawless. It's called being human. Not worth spending all that money either, basic skin care > makeup anyway.



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androgyne/tomboy fashion Anonymous 6802[Reply]

Would anyone be interested in an androgynous fashion thread? Some other (fem)anons and myself tried making a general for this on /fa/ but male anons shitposted it to death before it finally fell off the catalog, and someone in the vent thread suggested I try it here.

I have a bunch of hair and wardrobe inspo to dump but need to know if other people are interested first, heh.
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Anonymous 6968

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Everybody ignore salt-chan and let's post some more qts.

Anonymous 6969

>>6964
Please don't let the door hit your ass.

Anonymous 6970

>>6968
Wow. (゜.゜)

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Anonymous 6949[Reply]

Fashion and style thread!

Anonymous 6950

That was interesting to see different perspectives. I’m a size 6 and when I wear a bodycon, or anything tight for that matter, I always wear a thong because I hate how my but looks in regular underwear.

I don’t really have any particular style. I love goth and punk fashion but my wardrobe doesn’t reflect that lol

Anonymous 6951

After watching the video, I'm assuming this is bait, but I'm going to take it.

It was actually pretty interesting to see the different body shapes all the women had. Like their fat distribution and how the dress flattered or didn't flatter them. One of the really heavy women had a really nice body shape that lent itself to the bodycon image/style. But the women with Apple body shapes or huge bellies not balanced out by thighs looked awful
. Similar thing with the skinniest woman. The dress was just not flattering on her.



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