21 Questions for people who keep saying “tumaba ka”

(Disclaimer: If you’re physically impaired in some capacity and losing weight is a serious health issue that you are already trying to deal with, please ignore this and keep on working on yourself! If not, well, then answer me!)

Wow, do you think you’re that skinny?

Or muscular?

Do you realize that I might even look leaner and healthier than you?

Or that I can throw you out because I’m strong?

Didn’t you just come from the buffet?

Don’t you see you still have food stains on your shirt?

And on your lips?

Is that dessert you’re holding?

Are you a weighing scale?

How do you know I’m that heavy?

Are you my mom?

Or are you my tita?

Why are you so invested in my weight?

Don’t you have other things to worry about that my weight?

Like, why not focus on your SO?

Or maybe you need to lose weight to find an SO?

Are you my personal trainer?

Do I pay you to keep me leaner?

Am I asking for your opinion?

Why do I even bother explaining myself to you?

Are we even that close?

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Wow, ang payat mo ba?

Or macho ka ba?

Naiisip mo ba na baka mas mukha pa kong payat at malusog kesa sa’yo?

O na pwede kitang ibalibag dahil malakas ako?

Di ba kakagaling mo lang sa buffet?

Di mo ba nakikita na may dumi ka pa mula sa pagkain sa damit mo?

At sa labi mo?

Di ba dessert ‘yang hawak mo?

Weighing scale ka ba?

Paano mo alam na ganun ako kabigat?

Nanay ba kita?

O tita ba kita?

Bakit ba sobrang invested ka kung mabigat ako o hindi?

Wala ka bang ibang bagay na pwedeng problemahin kesa sa timbang ko?

Gaya ng jowa?

O baka ikaw ang kailangan magpapayat para magka-jowa ka?

Ikaw ang PT ko?

Binabayaran ba kita para papayatin ako?

Hinihingi ko ba ang opinyon mo?

Bakit ba kailangan kong mag-explain sa’yo?

Teka… close ba tayo?


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