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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #250 on: 09 Jun 2008, 07:47 »

Wii games in general can be good for that. I've been playing a lot of MLB Power Pros lately (Baseball) and it's been a great workout for my upper arms.
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #251 on: 09 Jun 2008, 14:05 »

Linds, next time I turn up unexpectedly on your doorstep to take photos of you whilst you're asleep, I shall wear a helmet.
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #252 on: 09 Jun 2008, 14:19 »

I actually don't mind my stretch marks that much but that is mainly because if you don't think about them too much they just look like oddly placed scars. In fact when a friend of mine saw me without a shirt on in highschool (about 5 months after I started hitting the gym really hard) she got all excited because she has a thing for scars and thought I had awesome ones across my chest. I didn't bother to correct her.
Stretch marks are scars!
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #253 on: 09 Jun 2008, 14:27 »

Stretch marks are kinda annoying, I have weird ones on my calves and thighs because I climbed some mountains and I rode/ride my bike a lot.
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #254 on: 10 Jun 2008, 01:47 »

The Wii. Pah. I have to use WEIGHTS to work out my upper body. You kids get to use videogames. Why should people get to ENJOY workouts? It's WRONG.
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #255 on: 10 Jun 2008, 02:13 »

Arnold Schwarzenegger does it without cheating by playing little nancy-boy video games.
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #256 on: 10 Jun 2008, 02:57 »

Nah, Arnie loves the Wii
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #257 on: 10 Jun 2008, 03:40 »

Nintendo should just rename the DS as the PNES. You know, for uniformities sake.
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #258 on: 10 Jun 2008, 06:47 »

Because all of their other gaming devices conform to that naming nomenclature?

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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #259 on: 10 Jun 2008, 19:13 »

Ephemere, I have so much respect for you doing that. The viewpoint you have on it is probably the only one I would ever take on board myself, and to keep it up is inspiring. I'm one of those people who does tend to believe in having what I want, when I want it, and over the last few months have let that interfere too much with my attempts at self-improvement, largely because I've yet to find a balance between indulgence and complete self-destructive neurosis, but what you described in your post is enviable, and what I'm aiming for. I salute you  :-)
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Re: Body/Self Image
« Reply #260 on: 15 Jun 2008, 09:10 »

Ahhh, stretch marks... mine have faded, but I used to have a bunch of them on my lower back, looked like I had gotten torn up bad by something and still had the scars. That is probably at least part of why I refuse to even go swimming without a shirt anymore (the other part being that the parts of my body normally covered by clothing instantly light on fire when put in sunlight, why I don't wear shorts).
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