23 Things That Wear Skinny People's Patience Thinner Than They Are

23 Things That Wear Skinny People's Patience Thinner Than They Are

This is just a slim list of things that annoy skinny people.


I'm "blessed" to have a fast metabolism. Unfortunately, the list of things that wear my patience thin isn't as skinny as I am.

Here is a slim list of the things that wear skinny people's patience thinner than they are.

1. Putting on a pair of pants just to have them fall down

No, a belt isn't going to fix the problem.

2. Waitstaff asking if you’re sure you want what you’re ordering

Yes, I know it's a bigger portion. I'm hungry.

3. People asking if you ever eat

Yes, I eat — probably more than you do some days.

4. People being shocked by how much you can eat

Even when it's the same amount they're eating.

5. Being asked if you’re anorexic 

I appreciate your concern, but being skinny doesn't mean I'm unhealthy.

6. Size small not being small enough


If you're lucky, size extra small can be too big too.

7. People assuming you can eat whatever you want with no consequences


Junk food is junk regardless of who you are.

8. Getting cold easily


At least when you wear a coat, you don't look quite as skinny.

9. People assuming you only eat salad


Yes, I like salad. No, it's not the only thing I eat.

10. Being told you need more meat on your bones


I'm not a steak. I have plenty of meat on my bones, thank you.

11. Others constantly reminding you how skinny you are

Thank you, I was completely unaware of how skinny I am. *eye-roll*

12. People worrying that you’ll “break” if they hug you too hard


I'm not made of glass.

13. The nicknames

Toothpick, String Bean, Skinny Minnie, Twig… I have a real name, too.

14. Being asked why you’re not a model


Sorry, I like writing better.

15. Hearing that you’ll gain weight after you turn 30 or have kids

I'm doubtful.

16. Not being able to donate blood 

We all should, but some of us can't.

17. Always needing a belt


Your wardrobe is full of belts or pants with drawstrings.

18. Being told to be careful when it’s windy outside


I'm not going to blow away when the wind is 20 mph.

19. Finding a bracelet that doesn’t slip off your arm


Watches are awkward too.

20. Always sitting in the middle of the backseat

Just because I'm skinny doesn't mean I want to be turned into a human sandwich.

21. Being picked up so someone else can test their strength


Wow, you're so strong since you can pick up the skinniest person in the room. Would you mind putting me down now?

22. Unpadded seats


Imagine sitting on your elbows for a few hours.

23. The assumption that you’re weak just because you’re skinny


I'm strong enough to put up with all of the things on this list.

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What Your Hogwarts House Says About You

Get yourself sorted and find out where you belong in the world of witchcraft and wizardry.

Sorting at Hogwarts is a big deal. Being sorted into a house is essentially being placed into a family while you are away from home learning about witchcraft and wizardry. Your house is made up of the people you will live with, go to classes with, play Quidditch with and everything in between. You basically spend 24/7 with them. Your Hogwarts house is your home away from home.

When you get sorted into a house, it is based on your personality traits. The people in your house are typically like-minded people who display the same characteristics as you.

When you’re a first year at Hogwarts, the minute you set foot in the castle you are swept into the Great Hall to have the ancient Sorting Hat placed on your head. This Sorting Hat decides which “family” you’ll be spending your seven years with.

For some, it is very obvious which house they will be in, due to certain personality traits they possess. For others, they may exemplify traits that fit a multitude of houses and are uncertain where they may end up.

To find out where you belong, you can take the official "Harry Potter" Sorting Hat quiz at Pottermore.com. For all you muggles out there, these are the characteristics that the houses possess and what your house says about you:

Gryffindor: The house of the brave, loyal, courageous, adventurous, daring and chivalrous. Those who stand up for others are typically Gryffindors. Brave-hearted is the most well-known Gryffindor characteristic, and Gryffindors are also known for having a lot of nerve.

Gryffindors are people who hold a multitude of qualities alongside the ones listed, making them a very well-rounded house. People who are Gryffindors are often people who could fit nicely into another house but choose to tell the sorting hat they want Gryffindor (there's that bravery). "Do what is right" is the motto Gryffindors go by.

Being a Gryffindor means that you're probably the adventurous and courageous friend, and you are usually known for doing what is right.

Ravenclaw: The house is known for their wisdom, intelligence, creativity, cleverness and knowledge. Those who value brains over brawn can be found here. Ravenclaws often tend to be quite quirky as well. "Do what is wise" is the motto they strive to follow.

Though Ravenclaws can be know-it-alls sometimes, they most likely do know what the wisest decision is.

If you are known for being the quirky friend, the smartest in the group or just great at making wise decisions, you're definitely a Ravenclaw.

Hufflepuff: This house values hard work, dedication, fair play, patience, and loyalty. Hufflepuff’s are known for being just and true. "Do what is nice" is their motto.

Hufflepuff is known as the “nice house” and believes strongly in sparing peoples feelings and being kind. This is not to say that Hufflepuffs aren't smart or courageous. Hufflepuffs just enjoy making others happy and tend to be more patient towards people.

If you ever find that you are too nice for your own good and cannot bear to hurt someone’s feelings, congratulations, you are a Hufflepuff.

Slytherin: This is the house of the cunning, prideful, resourceful, ambitious, intelligent, and determined. Slytherin's love to be in charge and crave leadership. "Do what is necessary" is the motto of this house.

Slytherin is a fairly well-rounded house, similar to the other houses. They are loyal to those that are loyal to them just as Gryffindors are and are intelligent as Ravenclaws.

Slytherin house as a whole is not evil, despite how many dark wizards come out of this house. That is merely based on the choices of those wizards (so if your friend is a Slytherin, don’t judge, it doesn’t mean they are mean people). Slytherins do, however, have a tendency to be arrogant or prideful. This is most likely due to the fact that everyone in Slytherin is exceedingly proud to be there.

What Hogwarts house you’re in says a lot about the person you are, the traits you possess and how you may act in some situations. But in the end, your house is really just your home that is always there for you. Always.

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Everyone has times when they have nothing to do and boredom strikes way too hard. From experience, I have found some top things to do when you literally have nothing else to do!

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Not super fun, but will keep you busy.

2. Netflix

Find a new show to binge watch. Watched them all? Rewatch something you haven't seen in a while!

3. Shopping

Retail therapy can always keep you busy.

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Spend some time in the kitchen and make something yummy! Even invite some friends.

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Pop in on some people you care about that you haven't seen in a while!

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7. Exercise

Hit the gym or go for walk, do something to keep you nice and fit.

8. Volunteer

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If you're bored, maybe getting a part time job will keep you a little occupied. Plus it's extra money in your pocket.

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