Losing Weight
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15 Stages of Losing Weight That Everyone Knows To Be True

Ang taba-taba ko na kasi! How many times have we heard that from friends trying to shed a few pounds in time for the beach or for a special ocassion?

Ang Taba Ko Kasi, a CineFilipino 2016 Film Festival entry, is a romantic comedy film for plus-sized women. The film centers on Olga (played by Cai Cortez) and her adventures in  losing weight, because she can’t look at herself naked.

Losing weight is hard to do and anyone who’s in this situation understands how real the struggle is! See the different stages of trying to lose weight, as told by the film.

1You take diet pills to burn away pounds.

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2But it didn’t work out, so you go the natural way

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3You’re being optimistic.

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4And even controlled your eating habits.

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5But when you assess yourself, you’re like:

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6Your family starts to tease you.

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7Also, friends keep asking the same question.

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8Blame it on your cheat days.

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9Then, you feel depressed. And start eating again.

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10When you realize one of the reasons for losing weight.

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11You make an effort for the nth time to achieve your #fitnessgoals.

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12Including enrolling in a swimming class where you are lucky to meet a cute instructor. #Motivated

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13But a time comes that you feel you won’t succeed.

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14That you might die because of hunger.

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15In the end, you accept who you are and be proud of yourself. Just like what Olga said, “I hate my fats, not myself.”

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Can you relate? What other ways have you tried to lose weight? Share them with us and tag #Philihappy or comment your story below!

Ang Taba Ko Kasi is directed by Jason Paul Laxamana. Visit its Facebook page to get the latest updates about the film.

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