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Old May 6th 2009, 7:14 am
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You were all a brilliant help yesterday - feeling much better about moving!!! Planning a dog/cat academy up in my strange dome - along side the boob growing obviously!!

Quick question...do any of you know of a weight watchers meeting in Dubai? Prompted by horrific dreams of having to wear swimwear on a regular basis when I move (i imagine a wet suit might be a little hot even if it would suck it all in and up?!?!?!) I am planning a scourge on my flubber and just wanted to see if I will be able to keep up the meetings once I arrive?????

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Old May 6th 2009, 7:20 am
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everybody that moves over here seems to gain weight at first...it's the law
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everybody that moves over here seems to gain weight at first...it's the law
at first?

Still trying to get rid of mine...
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Old May 6th 2009, 7:30 am
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at first?

Still trying to get rid of mine...
I was lulling her into a false sense of security...
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Old May 6th 2009, 7:31 am
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I was lulling her into a false sense of security...
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh - not the news I need! it doesnt just drop off in the heat then?
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Old May 6th 2009, 7:34 am
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Originally Posted by MataHari View Post
everybody that moves over here seems to gain weight at first...it's the law
ain't that the truth....
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh - not the news I need! it doesnt just drop off in the heat then?
that's maybe the biggest myth of all time,

I mean, how? why? How would being hot make you lose weight? you sweat it off? What a load of cobblers.
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that's maybe the biggest myth of all time,

I mean, how? why? How would being hot make you lose weight? you sweat it off? What a load of cobblers.
gutted - will just have to join a gym I suppose!

The booze thing - do most people get a license to buy or do you just go out a lot??
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh - not the news I need! it doesnt just drop off in the heat then?
all the heat does is take away your will to cook...so you'll be going out for dinner or do takeaways or deliveries more than you would back home...soon you'll be having a kitchendrawer full of menus...
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gutted - will just have to join a gym I suppose!

The booze thing - do most people get a license to buy or do you just go out a lot??
You can get a licence then buy it from the off licence places, but mostly you just go out and drink.

It's pricey mind you, buying wine over here isn't cheap for a start, we have 2 mates coming over last night and tonight and they have brought us a stack of drink.
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all the heat does is take away your will to cook...so you'll be going out for dinner or do takeaways or deliveries more than you would back home...soon you'll be having a kitchendrawer full of menus...
and the heat means you hardly walk anywhere as well, so less exercise.
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh - not the news I need! it doesnt just drop off in the heat then?
No lack of walking anywhere, excessive take away usage (I think it took us about 3 months before we started cooking regularly!), lots of processed type food on offer and general drinkin and laziness all combine really...

Bring bigger clothes i say!!! Buy em in the UK too as they are well overpriced here...
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No lack of walking anywhere, excessive take away usage (I think it took us about 3 months before we started cooking regularly!), lots of processed type food on offer and general drinkin and laziness all combine really...

Bring bigger clothes i say!!! Buy em in the UK too as they are well overpriced here...
Yay for elasticated waists!
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You welcome.

But makes sure your dog balls are chopped. You don't want him shagging arpund he might end up in court like the other british couples shagging in the sea
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Originally Posted by Julia12 View Post
gutted - will just have to join a gym I suppose!

The booze thing - do most people get a license to buy or do you just go out a lot??
it's best to get a licence, and it's not like it's difficult to get or anything...i think, legally, you need one even to drink in bars here (or am i making that up - anyone??)...i do know there was a recent case of someone being taken to the police station after a cab driver filed a complaint about him for being drunk (he wasn't, and was just returning home from dinner in a hotel with his wife) but if they hadn't had a licence, they probably would have been in big shit...

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