3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > General chatter

General chatter Because life isn't just about dieting. Play games, jokes, or share what's new in your life!

Soaps

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-16-2008, 02:48 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Bowie, MD
Posts: 1,782

S/C/G: 330/315/154

Height: 5'6

Default Soaps

Do you watch soaps? I do.
__________________


BellaLucia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2008, 03:24 PM   #2
Just Me
 
nelie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Maryland
Posts: 15,178

S/C/G: 364/202/182

Height: 5'6"

Default

No. Can't stand them myself.

My parents watch them and the funny thing is you can not see one for years, then watch one and not miss anything because its the same old stuff.
__________________
You can't out-exercise poor eating habits.
nelie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2008, 03:33 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Ontario's West Coast
Posts: 13,968

S/C/G: 165/147/128

Height: 5'3"

Default

Shortly after we were married, my DH was unemployed and I worked very little part-time. We watched soaps for hours each day. Even thinking about them makes me feel sad and lost.
srmb60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2008, 04:07 PM   #4
Sarah
 
asparagus4sale's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 356

S/C/G: SW:197.8/GW:145

Height: 5'8"

Default

Nope - I used to when I was younger but now when I watch them they make me all agitated and stuff. Actually, all TV does that but I will put up with it for good shows like Project Runway but soaps just ain't worth it.
__________________
Sarah
asparagus4sale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2008, 04:11 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
raw23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 920

S/C/G: 204/187/140

Height: 5'8

Default

Does 'Heroes' count? It's kind of a soap... and I'm addicted!
__________________
December Goal:

raw23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2008, 04:38 PM   #6
No surrender, no retreat
 
Hat Trick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Third Rock
Posts: 806

S/C/G: 170/148! :D /134

Height: Vertically comfy 5'2"; horizontally challenged

Default

I used to watch One Life to Live. A girl in my HS watched it and when I went to college I watched it when I could. Worked for years then had kids and was home. Started watching again (amazingly I could pick up the show very easily cause a lot of the main characters were still there). When my oldest (um, now 18 ) would go down for her afternoon nap I would turn OLTL on . . . and promptly fall asleep!

Finally started taping them to FF through the commercials and at the time, my hubby worked at night so this was fine.

I stopped watching a few years ago because it was the same old, same old story lines. Todd and Blair break up, Todd and Blair get back together, someone has a unplanned pregnancy, someone is gay, then the serial killer comes to town. Total YAWN so, no more soaps!

But I enjoyed it while it lasted.
__________________
Why didn't Noah swat those two mosquitoes?


END OF NOVEMBER GOAL:



EZ's 5lb. Challenge:

Round 1: 5/5
Round 2: 5/5 Finally!
Round 3: 1/5


The BIG Picture


Last edited by Hat Trick : 10-16-2008 at 04:39 PM.
Hat Trick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2008, 08:48 PM   #7
Method to the Madness
 
LindseyLouWho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: TX
Posts: 790

S/C/G: 381.4/in the middle/160

Height: 5'9

Default

Haha, I tend to watch more soaps when I'm with my mom during winter and summer breaks. She watches Days of Our Lives and The Young and the Restless. I don't usually watch in between holidays, but I have noticed that I can pick up pretty easily...
__________________
Lindsey
LindseyLouWho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2008, 09:29 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
mayness's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Central NY
Posts: 1,309

S/C/G: 160/160/115

Height: 5'2"

Default

When I was little I watched Loving every chance I got (looks like it ended when I was 11 years old). My first "imaginary" friends were characters from the show, lol. Whenever I had a day off from school, I'd try to get caught up on what was happening.

My grandmother (who took care of me during the day while my parents worked) also watched All My Children so I watched that too, at times. I'd guess that the last time I watched one was about 10 years ago.
mayness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2008, 01:01 AM   #9
happy in her own world
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: oregon
Posts: 1,348

S/C/G: 260/260/130

Height: 5'2"

Default

I grew up watching All My Children - from the time I was about 10 or so until I was about 24. lol. They killed off someone I really liked and I got mad and quit watching. I think it was Leo? it's been too long.

other then that there are some embarrassing teen dramas. I love Dawson's Creek and seen the entire series start to finish at least twice. I just discovered the new 90210 and I am sad to say- I LOVE IT!
lizziep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2008, 01:17 AM   #10
Senior Member
 
jimaterry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: UK
Posts: 161

S/C/G: 325/ticker/175

Height: 5'3

Default

one summer when i was very young, i watched The Young and the Restless with my mom all summer and really got into it.. i think i was 13 or so ... david hasselhoff was 'snapper', it was all about Jill and mrs chanceler (amazing what you remember lol).. anyhow when school started back i was so sad i would miss it... the next summer i sat down with great anticipation to watch again, and it was like i hadnt missed a thing.. within 2 days i was all caught up.. that did it for me with soaps ...i figured if in a 9 month school year it didnt move much, i could find better things to do with my time..

then i moved to england 2 years ago... and got caught up in a big soap here called Eastenders... if you miss a week of that show, you are lost lol..
__________________
First big goal:


jimaterry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2008, 01:28 AM   #11
=D
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Sydney, Australia.
Posts: 2,071

Default

I used to love Passions but now I can't even be in the same room as shows like DOOL.
__________________



Last edited by mazza : 10-17-2008 at 01:28 AM.
mazza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2008, 07:26 AM   #12
Senior Member
 
aphil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Indiana
Posts: 6,411

S/C/G: 233.9/143/160

Height: 5'7"

Default

Young And The Restless fan here...and it is completely because my mom used to watch CBS when I was a young child, and every day The Price Is Right and Young And The Restless would be on. I remember the old days when Victor first met Nikki in the strip club...

I have only seen snippets of Passions, and I have to say...that is the strangest, craziest, most OUT THERE soap I have ever seen. It's like the slapstick comedy/dramas on our local Spanish channel.
__________________

Start weight after baby #3: 233.9
Current weight: 143
90 pounds lost!
Ambriehl Saroj
aphil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2008, 08:36 AM   #13
Sally
 
sxulcmnky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: alexandria, va
Posts: 615

S/C/G: 223/ticker/165

Height: 5'6"

Default

i wash days of our lives... record it everyday
__________________
Diet Start - Sept 07


5lb Goal



my new motto - 'Never allow someone to be your Priority, While allowing yourself to be their Option'
sxulcmnky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2008, 09:37 AM   #14
Maintanier to the MAX
 
PearFreak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Where no Grumps are allowed ; 0 )
Posts: 2,378

S/C/G: Maintainer

Default

GH fan here!
__________________
* * DAWN * *
PearFreak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2008, 10:36 AM   #15
Senior Member
 
nicoledg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 139

S/C/G: 313/see ticker/150

Height: 5'5

Default

I watched Passions from the very first episode...then they move it to some specialty channel that we dont get...it was a sad day lol I also used to watch Days of Our Lives...but it never filled the void of Passions LOL
__________________
nicoledg is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:58 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2