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Best way to evenly distribute the weight of a TV on top of a dresser?

We've got a CRT TV sitting on top of an Ikea dresser that's causing the top to bow a bit, making the drawers harder to open. We looked around and couldn't find a way to distribute the weight of the TV to the corners. Anyone have any potential solutions we can try? [more inside]
posted by gchucky on Jul 12, 2010 - 10 answers

Tell me what normal eating looks like.

I want to know what a "normal" person eats over the course of a day. What types of food, and how much. [more inside]
posted by Serene Empress Dork on Jul 8, 2010 - 58 answers

Fitting in working, exercising and sleeping - if I eat after I can't sleep.

I've got a problem fitting in working, exercising and sleeping. Some activities are in the evening, and I eat after, then I can't sleep. [more inside]
posted by Not Supplied on Jul 8, 2010 - 9 answers

How can I make my cheeks less big?

I'm not overweight, but want to make my cheeks less big. How can I do this?
posted by GlassHeart on Jul 8, 2010 - 17 answers

This is me. For me. F*** him!

I don't want to see myself through my ex's eyes anymore. I don't want to compare myself to how I was then, because how I am now is healthy. I don't want to be afraid of my ex seeing what I look like now. Help! (Long) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 6, 2010 - 22 answers

What's the best way to gain weight without causing skin breakouts?

What's the best way to gain weight without causing skin breakouts? [more inside]
posted by deern the headlice on Jul 5, 2010 - 12 answers

Size and Identity

I'm interested in characters that are confident, despite the fact that they are overweight. [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Jun 28, 2010 - 57 answers

Getting sick of the slow burn...

Despite trying pretty hard, my weight's been staying at a flat line for the past solid month. What's up? [more inside]
posted by bookwo3107 on Jun 28, 2010 - 32 answers

I need help with what to do at the gym!

Can you help me find a simple weightlifting program to help me get in shape? [more inside]
posted by naplesyellow on Jun 18, 2010 - 16 answers

Enough is Enough

Maintaining Current Weight vs. Gaining or Losing. How do I keep steady and not fluctuate? [more inside]
posted by terrier319 on Jun 16, 2010 - 6 answers

Personal Experience with HGC?

Personal experience with the HCG regimen as it related to endocrine systems? I went to a presentation last night expecting a slick pitch and walked away somewhat impressed. Also, do many insurance plans cover this? [more inside]
posted by Prairie on Jun 10, 2010 - 10 answers

Why do I keep gaining weight?

Why do I keep gaining weight? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 26, 2010 - 48 answers

How can I truly get back on the health wagon, once and for all?

What tips and tricks do you use to avoid falling off the diet wagon? [more inside]
posted by sonician on May 25, 2010 - 52 answers

Looking for tasty cholesterol-free protein shake

I've started lifting weights with protein supplements, and noticed most are very high in cholesterol - 10-15% DV per scoop, and you're supposed to have 6-8 a day. Can someone recommend a supplement that is cholesterol-free? [more inside]
posted by lrodman on May 24, 2010 - 18 answers

How to respond to fat talk

What is the proper response to people who constantly make comments about how fat they are -- and they are normal weight? I am overweight. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 24, 2010 - 29 answers

Well, that's funny.

In Donald Westlake's "What's So Funny", the macguffin is a jeweled chess set that weighs 680 lbs. This doesn't seem possible! [more inside]
posted by The otter lady on May 14, 2010 - 15 answers

You are not my therapist but...

Internal drama filter: I am moderately successful and very grateful for my life as it is. I have an awesome marriage and a beautiful home. I made it out of a fairly seriously abusive childhood with a pretty decent perspective and ways of coping EXCEPT..... [more inside]
posted by Sophie1 on May 5, 2010 - 23 answers

Optimize my cardio, Hivemind Trainers

I've been fairly successful with my diet/exercise plan since mid March, but I know I could be doing better. Tips? [more inside]
posted by TravellingCari on May 2, 2010 - 11 answers

Weight, genetics, and ratios. Or: Motivate me to drop some pounds

According to my waist-hip ratio, I am unattractive and will die of heart disease. How much will weight loss help? [more inside]
posted by BusyBusyBusy on Apr 26, 2010 - 7 answers

DumbAmericanFilter

Give me some real-world benchmarks so I can understand the metric system. [more inside]
posted by l33tpolicywonk on Apr 21, 2010 - 43 answers

How to dress with fluctuating waist size.

Fluctuating waist size filter: Ive been a 34 forever but as I get more active and bulk up my waist size is often flirting with a 36. What am I supposed to do besides having two separate pants wardrobes or switching to full jock mode and always wearing elastic waist pants. [more inside]
posted by dino terror on Apr 10, 2010 - 1 answer

When will I drop pounds and not just inches?

I'm losing inches, but not so many pounds. How long til the weight drops? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 7, 2010 - 18 answers

D.O.M.S. D.O.M.S. D.O.M.S. D.O.M.SSS

Newbie to weightlifting seeks relief from awful muscle soreness. Yes, I'm a wimp. But my soreness is almost to the point where I can't do exercises the following day. I know it goes away in time and with repeated lifting, but if I can't lift the next day, I'll keep repeating the cycle! [more inside]
posted by Viola on Mar 26, 2010 - 24 answers

Why Am I Eating Like a Girl?

I'm trying to lose weight inside the normal BMI range. Am I eating too little? [more inside]
posted by Orchestra on Mar 14, 2010 - 7 answers

Weight a minute.

Please recommend a reliable and accessible book/website/other source of information about diet and exercise and the process of losing weight. Bonus points for information that is tailored for women. Please note: I just want facts, not an exhortation to follow this diet or that diet. [more inside]
posted by Ziggy500 on Mar 11, 2010 - 7 answers

Weight loss challenge websites wanted

My office wants to a "Biggest Loser" style weight loss challenge. Any good websites we could use to track people's progress? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Mar 5, 2010 - 15 answers

How many pounds of muscle are needed to squat 200lbs?

For every pound of weight that I can squat, I have X pounds of muscle. What is the value of X? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Mar 5, 2010 - 12 answers

Is Southwest going to stop me from flying?

Is Southwest Airlines going to Kevin Smith me? [more inside]
posted by dumbledore69 on Feb 25, 2010 - 22 answers

Yet Another DietFilter (I think this is a decent one.)

What are some great little diet and exercise tips and tricks to push weight loss and fitness progress over the edge? Not looking for a whole plan, just your favorite "diet hacks." [more inside]
posted by joshrholloway on Feb 25, 2010 - 63 answers

Can I gain more than a pound as a result of eating a pound?

Is it possible to gain more than a pound of body weight as a result of eating a pound of food? [more inside]
posted by crapples on Feb 23, 2010 - 44 answers

This fat lady ain't singin

Not my doctor filter: Help me come up with questions/ask for tests from my doctor. [more inside]
posted by SecretAgentSockpuppet on Feb 3, 2010 - 24 answers

How can I make myself feel better?

How can I make myself feel better (about myself and in general) without using food, money, or dieting inappropriately? [more inside]
posted by dumbledore69 on Jan 29, 2010 - 55 answers

"Do they have diets for kids?"

My 6 year old thinks she's fat. It's freaking me out. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 22, 2010 - 45 answers

Will this glass hold my imac computer?

Will this glass hold my imac computer? [more inside]
posted by austinlee on Jan 17, 2010 - 11 answers

Good approach to non-serious weight lifting?

I'm want to cut back on my weight training, but I'm not sure how best to do it. Is there a good once-a-week casual approach to weight lifting? [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Dec 29, 2009 - 17 answers

I'm smart and have my head on straight. So why can't I stop eating?

I'm smart and have my head on relatively straight. So why can't I stop eating? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 27, 2009 - 30 answers

How to gain weight without carbohydrates?

LowCarbDietFilter: How do you GAIN weight on a low carb diet? I'm on a low carb diet for health reasons, but was already fairly skinny before I started, and now I'm having a tough time maintaining my weight. Any good resources that aren't all about weight loss? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Dec 21, 2009 - 23 answers

I want to lose 100 pounds. Where do I start?

I want to lose 100 pounds. Where do I start? What can I expect? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 20, 2009 - 40 answers

All I want for Christmas is...two butt cheeks

Ravenously hungry in the middle of the night, lazy, and bored with my known options. Also: eating plenty in the daylight. Bonus round: I'm poor. [more inside]
posted by bilabial on Dec 17, 2009 - 20 answers

How to lose weight when meds pack on weight

I want to lose weight, but the drugs I take to manage my bipolar disease actually add weight. Do you have ideas on how I can lose weight? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 16, 2009 - 23 answers

Vegan until 6pm

Vegan until 6: Has this method worked for you or someone you know? [more inside]
posted by timpanogos on Dec 10, 2009 - 13 answers

Some weightlifting queries

How often should I lift weights? and when I do, how much weight should I lift to achieve my goals? [more inside]
posted by miraimatt on Dec 1, 2009 - 13 answers

How can I get myself to stop rationalizing bad behavior?

There are a lot of goals that I am working towards, that are easily within my reach if I just stick to some simple routine tasks. However, I always wind up sabotaging myself by making excuses for or rationalizing getting off track, and ignoring the reminders and cues I have created for myself to stay on track. How can I knock it off so I can reach my goals? [more inside]
posted by dumbledore69 on Nov 30, 2009 - 14 answers

Such thing as a reverse calorie counter?

I'm keeping a food log. It's the middle of the day. I know I have W calories remaining, X grams of Fat, Y grams of protein, and Z grams of carbs left. I'm wondering what are some typical meals I can eat for dinner, and an afternoon snack. Is there an online service that provides this type of info? [more inside]
posted by mdebruic on Nov 23, 2009 - 6 answers

30% exchange rate, really? Give me a break, weight watchers!

WeightWatchers Canada vs WeightWatchers United States -- is there a difference, besides price, for the online version? [more inside]
posted by cgg on Nov 13, 2009 - 3 answers

Thinking my way to recovery from an ED

Help me take control of thoughts that make me feel like an ugly giant. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 8, 2009 - 8 answers

How to gain a little weight?

Suggestions for how to gain 10 pounds? [more inside]
posted by leahwrenn on Nov 4, 2009 - 39 answers

Divorce, even if nothing is bad?

I (male) have been married for a number of years (~10). Nothing is necessarily bad about our marriage, but I've felt that we've been lacking passion since before we were married. It just never seemed to matter enough to be worth a divorce.. except that it does matter in the end. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 24, 2009 - 34 answers

I went to sleep with a flat stomach and woke up with a muffin top

I am a 35 year old female who has all of a sudden developed a potbelly. What to do? I have no experience with dieting and little with exercise. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 19, 2009 - 26 answers

Where to find a good weight chart for the kitchen?

I'm looking for a poster showing the weights of various commonly used ingredients. [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Oct 13, 2009 - 7 answers

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