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Callmecrazy

(3,066 posts)
Sun Apr 2, 2017, 04:55 PM Apr 2017

So what do you all think of Mama June's transformation?


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She looks great. Smart move on her part.
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I still wouldn't touch the woman. Ugh.
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She should have used diet and exercise to lose the weight.
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So what do you all think of Mama June's transformation? (Original Post) Callmecrazy Apr 2017 OP
Who/what is a "Mama June"? n/t left-of-center2012 Apr 2017 #1
Honey Boo-boo's mom. Kittycow Apr 2017 #7
I am ignorant of "Honey Boo-boo" as well. left-of-center2012 Apr 2017 #13
Honey Boo-boo is a loud mouth little Southern girl . A little kid. Kittycow Apr 2017 #15
i wish i could say that & about the kardashians. pansypoo53219 Apr 2017 #40
I don't follow them either n/t left-of-center2012 Apr 2017 #42
Size 4 my a$$. kimbutgar Apr 2017 #2
Super expensive clothing brands lie about their sizes elehhhhna Apr 2017 #28
Ah that explains it. kimbutgar Apr 2017 #33
size deflation. no shit. pansypoo53219 Apr 2017 #41
Even lower end stuff is into the vanity size game Major Nikon Apr 2017 #43
There are lots of charts with standard measurements. 3catwoman3 Apr 2017 #38
I wear a size 4 Skittles Apr 2017 #44
Congratulations on being slim and trim! 3catwoman3 Apr 2017 #45
Not only that, she said she started at a size 18 TexasBushwhacker Apr 2017 #46
Who? Warpy Apr 2017 #3
I have not seen her. I also lost a lot of weight, but GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #4
You were beautiful before and you are beautiful and healthier after. What an achievement! Squinch Apr 2017 #5
Thank you so much! I hope the food was amazing! GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #21
Amazing transformation! True Dough Apr 2017 #8
Thank you! I do feel pretty good, except for the aches, and pains from GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #22
We are the same age True Dough Apr 2017 #27
I could kick myself for wasting my youth in front of the TV and computer, but at least I finally GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #31
You are awesome! Never think otherwise. Solly Mack Apr 2017 #9
Thank you! I do feel a little bummed sometimes about the loose skin, but most of the time I feel GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #20
Wow! herding cats Apr 2017 #14
Thank you so much! It's funny to think of myself as an inspiration. :) GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #23
I do Nordic Walking too. trof Apr 2017 #17
I hadn't heard it called that before, but it makes perfect sense! GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #24
Look it up. trof Apr 2017 #29
I use poles for balance and to save my hips and knees, especially coming downhill. GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #36
You are cute. Worried senior Apr 2017 #18
Thank you so much! GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #25
WOWZA! what a fantastic job! orleans Apr 2017 #19
Thank you! Never regret feeding your body. :) GreenPartyVoter Apr 2017 #26
I read the story at your link - WELL DONE!!! 3catwoman3 Apr 2017 #37
Oh my,is this person Wellstone ruled Apr 2017 #6
She already has one... Callmecrazy Apr 2017 #10
i never watched that or duck dynasty OR the Apprentice! samnsara Apr 2017 #11
Amazing! WinkyDink Apr 2017 #12
She'd be a lot more attractive if she quit hanging around with child molesters Orrex Apr 2017 #16
I don't understand how she changed her lifestyle and eating habits and Honey boo-boo is still overfe elehhhhna Apr 2017 #30
exactly! janterry Apr 2017 #32
Need an option for "don't known and don't care." Binkie The Clown Apr 2017 #34
Who cares? This thread is about public policy. Alice11111 Apr 2017 #35
Who? GoneOffShore Apr 2017 #39

Kittycow

(2,396 posts)
15. Honey Boo-boo is a loud mouth little Southern girl . A little kid.
Mon Apr 3, 2017, 01:02 AM
Apr 2017

I think some cable channel came across her as a contestant when they had a reality show that followed a little kid beauty pageant circuit. Then she ended up with her own show.

I just picked this up over the years. I could be mistaken on the details. Her tag line was I'll holler for a dollar or something like that.

 

elehhhhna

(32,076 posts)
28. Super expensive clothing brands lie about their sizes
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 07:57 PM
Apr 2017

A thousand dollar size 12 dress is labelled a 4, maybe a 6. Fact.

kimbutgar

(21,884 posts)
33. Ah that explains it.
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 08:22 PM
Apr 2017

Then I could be a size zero if I could afford expensive clothes and I'm not even skinny like I was before I had a child.

3catwoman3

(24,534 posts)
38. There are lots of charts with standard measurements.
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 08:55 PM
Apr 2017

A US size 4 is-

Bust - 32-34
Waist - 22-24
Hip - 33-35

Pretty damn small, especially the hip measurememnt. That is like no hips.

Skittles

(154,781 posts)
44. I wear a size 4
Thu Apr 6, 2017, 10:12 PM
Apr 2017

I'm the same size I was 40 years ago when I wore a size 8

har, you just made me measure my hips - 36"

TexasBushwhacker

(20,499 posts)
46. Not only that, she said she started at a size 18
Fri Apr 7, 2017, 01:39 AM
Apr 2017

I'm obese. I've been a size 18 and I'm bigger now. She was a size 22-24, possibly bigger.

She says she worked her ass off and no she's eating healthier after the weight loss surgery. Good for her, but her daughters are still heavy. What's she feeding them?

Squinch

(51,400 posts)
5. You were beautiful before and you are beautiful and healthier after. What an achievement!
Sun Apr 2, 2017, 05:13 PM
Apr 2017

You're inspiring me. I'm heading out to an Italian restaurant...

True Dough

(17,773 posts)
8. Amazing transformation!
Sun Apr 2, 2017, 05:29 PM
Apr 2017

Good for you, GreenPartyVoter. You should be proud and, more importantly, more healthy!

True Dough

(17,773 posts)
27. We are the same age
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 07:56 PM
Apr 2017

and I can relate to what you are saying. I used to do deep squats with heavy weights from my late-20s to my mid-30s. After years of doing that, my knees were just screaming, so I stopped. My favorite exercise these days is the elliptical (with a fair bit of tension), because it's low impact. Even so, there are times when I kneel and my knees are still barking.

It makes me think back to when my wife and I took my parents on a cruise about 10 years ago. We were on a shore excursion and it involved a lot of walking. My folks were in their mid-60s and we stopped a couple of times for my dad's sake. He needed a few breaks. We got back to the ship later that afternoon. When I went to their room to call on them for dinner, my dad was relaxed on the bed. I told them there was some great entertainment in the theater that night and my wife and I were hopeful they'd join us. My dad said no. He was going to the dining room, eating his dinner and then going straight to bed because he was exhausted. I later said to my mom, rather incredulously, "All we did today was walked!" She was a bit tired as well, but not as much as dad.

Anyway, with each passing year I get closer to knowing how dad felt. My energy level and stamina is not what it was a decade ago or two decades ago. Time takes its toll. But I'm not dead yet either!

Solly Mack

(91,233 posts)
9. You are awesome! Never think otherwise.
Sun Apr 2, 2017, 05:35 PM
Apr 2017

What you did took courage and strength.

You lost weight, you didn't lose yourself.

You have always been awesome.

Besides, it's how you feel about your journey that matters.

I think you should be walking on air every day. You did what so many people can't do and you did it the best way possible.

Earning every pound lost and every pride & feel-good point gained.

Yes, you used to be overweight and somewhere in your mind you always will be.

But, please, don't ever let that voice take away from who you are and what you have accomplished.

I've read that thread a few times since first posted and I find you to be inspiring.



GreenPartyVoter

(72,595 posts)
20. Thank you! I do feel a little bummed sometimes about the loose skin, but most of the time I feel
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 07:44 PM
Apr 2017

really good about what I have accomplished.

herding cats

(19,580 posts)
14. Wow!
Sun Apr 2, 2017, 11:08 PM
Apr 2017

You are impressive!

What an amazing lot of work and dedication to your wellbeing you did! I'm deeply impressed with how hard you worked to become a healthier person. You make me want to go to the gym right now. Lol!

Congratulations on becoming an inspiration to many, many others who embark on a similar journey. Without those such as yourself who helped show its possible, some may never begin!

3catwoman3

(24,534 posts)
37. I read the story at your link - WELL DONE!!!
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 08:32 PM
Apr 2017

I got a FItBit 2 years ago, and find that it is very motivating.

So is the picture of youtrtrim and toned new butt!

Callmecrazy

(3,066 posts)
10. She already has one...
Sun Apr 2, 2017, 05:48 PM
Apr 2017

She use to weigh, I think, some 400 pounds and got the lap band surgery. The before and after pictures show a sharp contrast in her appearance.
I think it's amazing.

 

elehhhhna

(32,076 posts)
30. I don't understand how she changed her lifestyle and eating habits and Honey boo-boo is still overfe
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 07:59 PM
Apr 2017
 

janterry

(4,429 posts)
32. exactly!
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 08:10 PM
Apr 2017

I'm not sure there is anything to celebrate - until she gets her head out of the sand, apologizes to her kids and learns something about how to live right. IMO, she's a disgrace.

Binkie The Clown

(7,911 posts)
34. Need an option for "don't known and don't care."
Tue Apr 4, 2017, 08:25 PM
Apr 2017

I have no clue who Mama June is, and, please, don't fill me in. In some cases, ignorance is bliss.

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