If you could change one thing (physically) about yourself, what would you change? - Mothering Forums

View Poll Results: If you could magically changed one thing about the way you look, what would it be?
I am perfect, no changes required 3 1.65%
nose 7 3.85%
ears 2 1.10%
lips 2 1.10%
eyes/around eyes 1 0.55%
boobs 27 14.84%
tummy 67 36.81%
'behind' 5 2.75%
legs 18 9.89%
other 50 27.47%
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#1 of 48 Old 04-29-2007, 06:12 PM - Thread Starter
 
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If you could just fall asleep and wake up with a better looking nose or better looking behind, or perfect flat stomach..or whatever...without any surgery, pain, etc...what would you want to change about the way you look?
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while i am ALL FOR being happy with the skin you're in and working to change what you can and accept the rest....i voted tummy.

i was very overweight most of my life and when i finally lost 100+ pounds several years ago, i was left with a saggy, flabby tummy. i've tried to make myself feel better by telling myself that i'm just "pre-stretched" for childbearing. unlike a lot of pre-baby 20 somethings, i already have a post pregnancy body!

but yeah...if i could just wish it away (or do anything short of surgery), i probably would.

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my one thing would be my weight... my eyes I can live with (amblyopia) but I really need to loose a lot of pounds

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I picked other. I would change my hair. I have thin, thin, flat hair, and there is nothing I can do to change that.
Everything else I am not really happy with I can change with diet and exercise. But, I will never have long, thick, luxurious locks of hair.

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I picked other...I'd change my height. I'd like to be about 5'5-5'6 instead of
5'0

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I picked other...I'd change my height. I'd like to be about 5'5-5'6 instead of
5'0
I'm only 4'11"

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I picked EARS because I hate them - they stick out so much
I would like to have a curvier shape, but that is ok

After reading the responses, I wish I would have said height though
I am almost 6 ft with a 37 inch inseam
I only have like 4 pairs of pants I can actually fit
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I picked "other" for height, as well. I'm 4'11".
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I picked boobs-though I would never do anything about all I want is my old boobs back--ykwim--the ones I had before being pregnant for nine monts and nursing ds for three years!

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Weight. I wish I weighed about 50 lbs less.
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My legs. I can deal with a chubby tummy right now, but summer's coming and I've got cellulite and weird dimples.

Jessika, wife to Turbo, mommy to Codi (12/04), Kayce (8/08), Colten (10/10), and a new little stork-suprise.gif coming 12/13 .

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Breasts. I have breast hypoplasia. I just wish my boobs could produce enough milk to feed a baby fully.
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I picked boobs (both of them, not just one! )

I'm about a J or K cup. My boobs hurt my back. This isn't just cosmetic.

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other. i would have perfect teeth.
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My legs. I can deal with a chubby tummy right now, but summer's coming and I've got cellulite and weird dimples.
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Always have had thick legs with cellulite and dimples, even at a size two. Even after nine weeks of military basic training.
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other. i would have perfect teeth.
me, too.
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Teeth.

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Other: I would love to finally have healthy teeth or a healthy heart.

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I voted eyes--the dark circles around my eyes.

I'd also vote for hair removal

And skin improvement.

Maybe this shoulda been a multichoice poll!
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Definately my hair!!!! it is thin, fine and doesn't grow well. I have always wanted thick, long wavy locks, but alas, it is not to be.

But I still covet it.:
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I voted "other". I would change my skin so it was less acne-prone and darker so I wouldn't ever get diagnosed with melanoma again.

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I'd make my nose a tad smaller. My profile has always looked a little "off" because my nose is a little bigger than it should be in proportion to the rest of my face.
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I would love to be taller.

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I would choose to have a healthy, properly-functioning pancreas and normal insulin resistance.

Apart from the fact that my blood glucose regulation is totally malfunctioning, I actually really like my body.
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My facial skin. I have bad skin. That's what I would change. Everything else can be covered and held under control. Can't cover my face.
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I picked boobs. I have wanted implants since I was in high school. I was not very blessed in that department. I am not saying I want some Double Ds but I want a little to fill out a swim suit. Although, I do have a temporary boob job with being pregnant and all.
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"Other" ~

I am not perfect, but wouldn't want to change anything for appearance reasons.

I wouldn't mind dumping a health glitch or two, though.
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I have always wished I could just have glowing perfect flawless skin all over my body at all times. Secondly I'd pick teeth. I want perfect ones.

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I so want a tummy tuck!!! Maybe after the next baby.

Michelle: wife to J, mom to M (2001), E (2003), C (2005), S (2007) and O! (2009) And someone new in 2011!
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