17 Reasons Losing Weight As A Desi Girl Is Harder Than Rocket Science
"No, ma, I don't want another paratha."
It is impossible to escape your mom's foodvances.
Burning off parathas and butter chicken is harder than anything.
No one realises how hard it is to look like you already do.
Your friends will always try to lure you into snacking more.
And they're easily annoyed by your new picky eater-ness.
The fact that us desis NEED something sweet after a meal has destroyed your life.
It's nearly impossible to find desi recipes tweaked for your fitness needs.
Little motivations don't cut it, and you have to get dramatic about things.
Maybe if I add some garba to my cardio...
Our greatest, most delicious foods are rice-based.
Everything else is just so easy to order.
Your family keeps telling you, "But you've always looked this way!"
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.
Your fitness friends make stupid suggestions like eating a handful of almonds as a snack.
Rare things get your metabolism going because you're already used to eating wholesome and spicy food.
And if you have grandparents, forget about it. You keep being told you look cuter with your chubby, baby face.
It takes waaaay too long before you stop getting size-shamed by your family and friends.
If you have siblings, they purposely eat potato crisps right in front of you.
But despite the constant pressure and the tempting food, you gon' get it, girl.
You're doing this for your health, not for beauty, 'cause you're already a queen.
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