Thursday, July 11, 2013
Reason # 4372 of why I hate kids
Case in point, on Tuesday, I went to Panera for lunch with my coworkers. As we were walking out, there were three boys (probably around 8-10 years of age) sitting at a table on the patio--obvs waiting for their mom.
As we walked by, they all starting going "MOOOOOOO! MOOOOOO!". Repeatedly. My coworkers are like, "Why are they mooing? Is that a new game, to pretend to be cows?". I didn't say anything. I knew why they were mooing. They were mooing at me. And I was too embarassed to let my coworkers know that.
My coworkers don't have weight issues. They are petite and normal. I am not. I am 6ft tall and still weigh over 350 lbs. I am a 'big girl'. And apparently, little boys think its funny to moo at fat people.
I really wanted to wait for the parent to come back so that I could tell them about teaching kids to respect others. I wanted to track her down inside the restaurant and ask her to teach her kids humility. But I know what I would have found--a tiny petite entitled skinny bitch who lives every day to be a MILF--and who would probably deny that her little bags of DNA would do such a thing--while she secretely laughs at the fat girl--just like she did in high school.
I am 36 years old. I should be able to go to lunch and not have to worry about rude kids ruining my lunch. I should be able to walk down a street without people whipping out cell phones to snap my picture to show their friends, or yelling at me from their car windows. Or staring--whipping their heads around so violently that they almost drive into oncoming traffic.
But for some little punk ass kids to ridicule someone with a weight problem in public--that crosses the line. And it makes me angry. And it makes me sad. Sad that children can bully adults. Sad that children can bully other children. Sad that I spent a majority of my life being bullied for my weight--and it never stops. I thought once I got out of elementary and went to HS that things would be different. Wrong. I thought once I got out of the immaturity of HS and into college, that things would be better. People in college aren't like HS. Super wrong. People in college are the SAME PEOPLE from HS--just older and often, drunker. I thought that once I was out of college and in the real world, people wouldn't revert to childish behavior in professional environments. Wow, I was SO wrong about that one.
I had a woman in a Lexus yell at me that I should " Try to lose some weight..because you're so fat". Ironically, I was walking, trying to do just that. I yelled back at her, "Is that the best you can do? Because your SO CREATIVE! I've NEVER heard that one before" before she sped off.
What justifies people to act like this? Why is weight discrimination still acceptable? When will it change? Will it ever get better? Or will demons for the overwight always be lurking in the form of mean kids and skinny bitches and discrimination?
Yes, I am biased to skinny bitches. Why not? They are biased to me. Apparently, FAT is contagious!