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

Thread Tools
Old 06-01-2009, 02:19 PM   #16  
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 12


make yourself the one they should be running after
lowandfat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2009, 02:41 PM   #17  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
MandiK's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Blaine, MN
Posts: 332

Height: 5' 6


I moved from a small town in wisconsin to a bigger city (Minneapolis, MN area). I thought I'd meet people in my apartment complex and at my job, but that didn't happen. I did meet my hubby and got married, he's from this area, so he has friends. I like everything about where I live, but part of me wishes I could move back to my small town just because I have friends there. I joined weight watchers with the hopes of meeting people, but no close relationships yet... I'll keep trying!

It's nice to know that I'm not alone!

Last edited by MandiK; 06-01-2009 at 02:42 PM.
MandiK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2009, 02:42 PM   #18  
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: NYC
Posts: 266

S/C/G: PSW165.6/157/115

Height: 5'1


Me too, I moved here to NYC five years ago and I don't have any close friends. All of them are back home. I only consider one girl to be a close friend but distance is a big issue here and she's not close, hopefully I'll see her in August for Depeche Mode. Other than that I just hang out with my husband and my 18m son, which I love but sometimes I would like to have my friends close.
Renacer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2009, 04:23 PM   #19  
Senior Member
Chelby29's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Beautiful Remlap, Alabama
Posts: 1,570

S/C/G: Too much/Less/Just Right!

Height: 5'4"


I just had this conversation with my hubby this weekend. I don't have friends where I live either. Saturday, I went shopping by myself. I was sad and felt sorry for myself at first, but ended up really enjoying myself.
Chelby29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2009, 04:28 PM   #20  
Keep On Keepin' On!
hello pinki's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 53

S/C/G: 190/see ticker/150

Height: 5'4"


Check on for volunteer opportunities and you will meet a ton of people. I've also met a lot of my friends by striking up random conversations at coffee shops or in stores where people seem to be similar to me. I'm not sure if you are able to work, even part time, but I've met a great deal of my friends from work.
hello pinki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2009, 10:55 AM   #21  
Junior Member
SioGold's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Ireland
Posts: 16

S/C/G: 117kg/108kg/80kg

Height: 178cm


I'm in the same boat - am trying to combat it at the moment by finding volunteer work and I'm considering starting my own weight loss club at home.
SioGold is offline   Reply With Quote

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

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

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:39 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.