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Old 02-26-2009, 01:41 PM   #1
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I've been watching the Biggest Loser online and last night I watched week 7. I started crying when the son was helping his dad down the mountain. Other points in the show really made me cry too. It happened last week as well when I watched it.

Maybe I'm just a big softy but its so amazing to see the struggles of people who weighed what I did and are trying to kick some major butt. I do feel a bit envious and wish I was there kicking butt too.
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Old 02-26-2009, 01:43 PM   #2
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Oh all the time!

My dh gets so tired of watching TBL because of all the weepiness. But he doesn't understand what they are going through. So, usually, I try to keep my tears to myself!
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Old 02-26-2009, 02:02 PM   #3
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i literally cry every show during the weigh-ins and the transformation moments...its so freakin touching i cant help myself
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Old 02-26-2009, 02:24 PM   #4
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Im glad Im not the only one..lol My BF will yell from the other room are you crying again! Lol...
I love the show, I never miss an episode. It just amazes me what these people do and how they can push themselves like that. Its really insperational.
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Old 02-26-2009, 03:27 PM   #5
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all the time.. i'm a very emotional person and that show is very endearing and it really gets me sometimes. i also cried when the son was helping his dad down the mountain
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Old 02-26-2009, 03:52 PM   #6
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I don't cry while watching...especially when everyone else starts with the crying...guess I am just getting annoyed with all the crying and whining on the show.
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Old 02-26-2009, 03:57 PM   #7
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I didn't cry this time, but the youngest contestant's relationship with his father has made me cry in the past. I never cried last season. I thought some of the contestants were just nasty people. I did cry, however, on the Top Chef finale after Carla gave her speech on why she should win Top Chef.
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Old 02-26-2009, 04:24 PM   #8
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I cry during it all the time.
Last nights moment was when Dane said When he was overweight he felt like he was letting his family down. OMG I feel like that every single day, I feel like my and my familys life is on hold due to something I should be able to control.
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Old 02-26-2009, 04:28 PM   #9
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No, I don't cry. I feel for what they are going through, as I can relate to alot of it though. I am glad that they aren't 'game playing' as much as last year, because last year's contestants were just getting ridiculous.
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Old 02-26-2009, 05:08 PM   #10
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I usually cry or at least get teary eyed at least once during the show every week. I was teary eyed yesterday during the weigh in after seeing Kristin's reaction to her WI.
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Old 02-26-2009, 07:07 PM   #11
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Depends on what else is going on in my life.

During the previous season's show, my father was dying of cancer. I sometimes watched episodes on hospital TVs. I would bawl like a baby over the ongoing travails of Coleen & her father Jerry. I know this is because I was really feeling the father/daughter bond. The show was the trigger, but I wouldn't get weepy if I weren't already vulnerable.

Of course, if it's during PMS, particularly the day just before, I will weep over anything. Even Hallmark commercials.
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Old 02-27-2009, 12:06 AM   #12
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WOW! I didn't know people cried watching TBL! I have never felt like crying watching the few episodes i have watched.

In fact I feel inspired when I see all the weight the people have lost!
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To be honest, I don't watch it very often, and I don't cry at anything unless it's a personal issue with me
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Old 02-27-2009, 04:28 PM   #14
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I was totally curious if other people cried too.
I cry every once in a while and it's mainly because of the relationships like mike and his father.
I try to hide it from my boyfriend cause I feel silly but I can't help it.
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