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17 Reasons Losing Weight As A Desi Girl Is Harder Than Rocket Science

"No, ma, I don't want another paratha."

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1. It is impossible to escape your mom's foodvances.

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"No mom,"

"Please, beta."

"No mom."

"Just one bit of this CHEESY PRAWN PARATHA WITH EXTRA DESI GHEE."

2. Burning off parathas and butter chicken is harder than anything.

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This isn't simple fried chicken. You can't determine these calories. These calories determine YOU.

3. No one realises how hard it is to look like you already do.

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4. Your friends will always try to lure you into snacking more.

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"It's just a samosa."

"YOUR FACE IS JUST A SAMOSA."

5. And they're easily annoyed by your new picky eater-ness.

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YOU WON'T UNDERSTAND — YOU HAVE A GREAT METABOLISM.

6. The fact that us desis NEED something sweet after a meal has destroyed your life.

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I just ate a bland grilled chicken breast. What do I do after this grilled chicken breast?

7. It's nearly impossible to find desi recipes tweaked for your fitness needs.

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There are a bunch of them here though.

8. Little motivations don't cut it, and you have to get dramatic about things.

Maybe if I add some garba to my cardio...

9. Our greatest, most delicious foods are rice-based.

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Breaking up with biryani hurts harder than all the hurt in the world.

10. Everything else is just so easy to order.

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I miss McDonald's. I don't even like McDonald's.

11. Your family keeps telling you, "But you've always looked this way!"

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Well, perhaps I want to shed a few pounds if that makes me feel better?

12. You digress from your diet plan because some aunty's daughter's best friend's cousin has tried a certain desi totka to slim herself down.

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As illegitimate as that sounds, I might try that... But. My diet plan.

13. Your fitness friends make stupid suggestions like eating a handful of almonds as a snack.

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LOL what are you saying, listen to yourself. That stuff is what I garnish my skimmed milk kheer with.

14. Rare things get your metabolism going because you're already used to eating wholesome and spicy food.

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Come on, metabolism, you bitch.

15. And if you have grandparents, forget about it. You keep being told you look cuter with your chubby, baby face.

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Hahaha. Awww thank you, daadi ma, but we have a history of high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease in the family sooo...

16. It takes waaaay too long before you stop getting size-shamed by your family and friends.

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Moti? I temporarily prefer being called "voluptuous goddess of all dis goodness."

17. If you have siblings, they purposely eat potato crisps right in front of you.

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I HATE U ALL.

But despite the constant pressure and the tempting food, you gon' get it, girl.

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You're doing this for your health, not for beauty, 'cause you're already a queen.

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Stay motivated! May the health be with you. <3