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People Share The Most Annoying Things About Their Own Bodies

People Share The Most Annoying Things About Their Own Bodies
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Nobody is perfect. We all have things about ourselves we'd love to change.

Now the body is a beautiful mastery to behold, but sometimes a few upgrades or changes couldn't hurt.

You can still love yourself and and want to change or eradicate a thing or two.

Just don't be obsessive it let it define you.

RedditorIt_was_I_who_fartedwanted to hear about what physical parts of ourselves rub us the wrong way.

They asked:

"What's the most annoying thing about your body?"

My hair.

I want my old hair back.

The gray is not working for me.

And my fingers, I wish they were longer.

Don't ask.

Colors of the Wind

"I have three natural hair colours, blonde hair on my head, black eyebrows, and a beard ranging from blonde to light red to brownish. body hair is black too." ~ Naberius_Bune


hate needing meds...

"Epilepsy. As long as I need medication to keep functioning, I need to have a job with medical insurance. And if I change jobs, I lose insurance for a while." ~ whywouldistop1913

"I grew up on Medicaid/Medicare because my mom had epilepsy. Once they thought she had it under control, she got a job, car and started working. She died in a car crash because she had a seizure going to work early one morning. Yes, it sucks." ~ JackOfAllDevs

Go ask your doctor

"How much I sweat. I can grab a controller and just play whatever and two minutes later it's like someone was mouth breathing on it." ~ kaseadios

"Seriously, I went years just living with it and I know it did a number on my self-esteem and mental health."

"Then I asked my doctor and she was like, oh yeah, that's a medical condition, here's a pill for that. I cannot express how dumb I felt putting myself through all that. Go ask your doctor. Glycopyrrolate is the medicine I was prescribed, it works very well with minimal side effects (for me, at least)." ~ MisterMasterCylinder

A Close Shave

"The fact that the hair that my dad lost from his head seemed to magically appear on my butt." ~ benthebear3

"I'm 42 and have been shaving my head for close to 15 years because I was starting to get the horseshoe shaped hair of my grandpa on my mom's side (hair around the sides and back and bald on top). Meanwhile, my dad at 75 has full head of hair." ~ lipp79


"Cancer. I need to keep kicking its a**." ~ Zmirzlina


I hate cancer.

I'm so sorry.

Good vibes all over.

Struck Down

"I get random freaking allergies out of nowhere." ~ Bruce-Led

"I developed 5 new allergies in my 20’s. As I grow older, my body is beginning to reject the world." ~ Itsafinelife


Connected to this bone...

"I have developed a hip problem that keeps me from running for exercise. Was my favorite pastime for 20 years." ~ DontShootTheFood

"This was a major issue of mine until I strengthened my glutes by laying on my side and writing the alphabet with my foot. I also started squatting with the bands which forces me to activate my outer glute. Sometimes stretching isn't the answer. Sometimes it's a strength imbalance." ~ jnickpeters


"Anything and I mean anything I eat causes bloating and gas. I've tried the enzymes before eating, keeping a food journal etc and nothing. I'm to the point of not wanting to eat at all. It's just not worth the pain and discomfort. And unlike guys who think it's funny to be gassy, it's not so funny when you're a girl. 😥". ~ SkyRain1

I had no idea...

"Lack of a working pancreas." ~ MrPhoen1xx

"Same for me. Then my immune system took out my thyroid. Been this way since I was 2. Then blood clots caused a stroke. Went to the doc they said my hand quit working because of carpel tunnel 8 days later another blood clot stopped my heart for 5 minutes. Said type 1 was the cause. So anyway be vigilant and if your hand goes numb demand proper tests. I had no idea." ~ Mycatlovesbiscuits


"I sneeze whenever I see a bright light. So any time I go outside. And I have a really explosive sneeze." ~ BloodieOllie



"Endometriosis. Basically my organs are fusing together."


"I had all of my female organs ( except 1 ovary) removed in 2017 due to stage 4 endometriosis and I had no idea it was even there. It was so bad that some of the tissue was attached to my bowels. I now have an area of bowel that cramps so bad when I have to poop that I can't hold it very well."



"It's a toss up between my knees that sound like twisting bubble wrap when i bend them, or the fact that i just recently was diagnosed with a sliding hiatal hernia. Im in constant pain and i shit 5 times a day, so probably that."


"Hiatal hernia sufferer here, I feel you... I can't swallow fish oil pills without suffering massive pain and having to throw them back up because they won't fit through the hole to my stomach. Gummy vitamins only 😞. Sucks."


stretch marks forever...

"Used to be fat, stuck with stretch marks forever."


"I got stretch marks from just hitting puberty. Thighs grow… stretch marks. Butt comes out… stretch marks. Hips widen… stretch marks. Boobs grow… stretch marks."

"They freaking SUCK! And there’s no way to get rid of them. But sometimes I look at them and they look like thin little rivers. Rivers that helped water our bodies to grow and become the body we have today."



"I have IBS, and my food triggers are very inconsistent. I will eat a 'safe' food for a few months and be fine, then out of nowhere it suddenly starts triggering my IBS. Doctors keep telling me I'm not trying hard enough to control my flares and symptoms with my diet. It's very frustrating."



"My reproductive system. It's diseased and it's the bane of my existence. I know for a fact that it's out to spite me because I'll bleed for weeks, stop bleeding, then as soon as I decide it's safe enough to wear my pretty underwear, it starts again. It does it on purpose."



"Bad lungs. I use to be forced to carry Charcoal dust off the flatbed trucks delivering cheap coal in England 1978, I had to use a paper log rolling machine and fill them with the coal dust and make paper logs for our fire place. After a year I developed really bad asthma and am now 51 and carry oximeter, inhalers etc."



"My freaking godawful eyesight that just keeps getting worse. Glasses cost so f**king much, and I need them for everything. Getting up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom? Glasses. Swimming? Prescription goggles. Sunny day? Prescription sunglasses. Cost? You don't even want to f**king know. And I'm only in my 20s so I don't even want to think how bad it's gonna be in 30 or 40 years."



"I have scoliosis expect I’ve got the rare version of it that causes back pain. How does this happen? Instead of curving like an S like scoliosis normally does my spine curves the other way which is the only way scoliosis can cause pain!"



"I have a rare mutation of colorectal cancer spread to my liver, lungs and in my whole blood stream basically. BRAF G469R and KRAS E63K are my tumor mutations. 22 chemos and several surgeries later, my only option is to find a clinical trial that will stop (or slow down) cancer cells from spreading and growing. 32 years old."


Like come on?!?

"My boobs are annoyingly big. A 5' 4" girl should not have 36G (USA) boobs. I lost weight before Covid, from 177lbs to 155lbs (I now gained everything back sadly) and my boobs stayed the same. Like come on?!?! My best friend got a boob job recently, I really wish I could've just given her my tits cause I don't want them anymore!!!"


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Damn colds and allergies. That is clearly only the tip of the iceberg.

Things People Secretly Love But Would Never Admit To In Public

Reddit user sweet_chick283 asked: 'What do you secretly love that you would never admit to in public?;

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What makes us all unique is our passions and the things we love, whether it's singing in the shower, reading books, or listening to specific music artists.

Unfortunately, we live in a world where we are judged for our various tastes and interests thanks to social media, and it makes us consciously selective about sharing the things we love on the internet.

Curious to hear about people's personal desires under anonymity, Redditor sweet_chick283 asked:

"What do you secretly love that you would never admit to in public?"

These aren't really chores for the following Redditors.

Good Clean Fun

"Mopping, im a janitor and generally hate my work... but damn mopping is so good."

– MrDDog06

"When you have a great rhythm going it is something special. I get the same feeling while I vacuum, but won’t let my wife know I enjoy it."

– Bogus_34

Act Of Unwrinkling

"Ironing clothes. A dozen of them. Can’t explain how it relaxes me. I told one person and they looked at me like I’m crazy."

– eerie_white_glow

"My mum misses the days when dad would be out on a Friday night, my brother out with friends and me upstairs quietly playing PS1. She would pour herself a Bacardi & Coke and do the ironing while watching her TV shows."

"I'm sure she doesn't really miss it now that we've moved out and they've retired but it was her wind-down after a busy working week so I can see how people can find it relaxing."

– xdq

Our solo actions can spark joy.

Big Brother Is Watching

"pretending to be on the Truman show and whenever im in my house i act all inconspicuous so they dont know that i know that they’re watching me."

– Bec_121

"C’mon man, you’re not supposed to let him know. You signed a contract when signing up for live views. I’m reporting you."

– doeswaspsmakehoney

The Multi-Tasker

"Playing video games naked at home while eating cheese."

– thickening_agent

Releasing The Kraken

"I love the feeling when you've eaten good fibre and let out a solid long train log in the toilet. That feeling is heavenly."

– therapoootic

"Even better when it’s a clean wipe and not a poo crayon."

– TheWarmestHugz

Ultimate Comfort

"My (male 41) weekend routine is coming home from work, make hot chocolate, start a fire, dress in a ugly pink nightgown made for old ladies and watch forensic files."

– crazyloomis

Some people are obsessed with collecting things.

So Kawai

"Sanrio stationery stores. All those different multicolor pens, a thousand kinds of erasers, spiral bound notebooks galore... my kids sadly have absolutely no appreciation for this wonderland..."

– HavingNotAttained

It's A Staple

"Office supplies have a weird, special place in my heart ever since I was a kid. They don't even have to be 'cute' necessarily."

"Japan's legendary stationery stores is unironically a reason I want to go."

– _CozyLavender_

Not Caring Anymore

"The older I get the shorter that list gets. Not because I love less things, but because I don't care about hiding it."

– Bi-Beast

"YES!! I'm 53 now. I'm working my first job in public since 2006. Today is Halloween and we're allowed to dress up so I am sitting here waiting to go to work dressed as a VERY bad Wednesday Addams. My bf said I'd 'look stupid' because no one else will probably dress up and I'm like, 'WHO CARES!' My makeup looks horrible and not like I practiced, but I DO NOT CARE! I'm having fun with it anyhow and I don't care if my coworkers dress up or not. I'm bein' ME! :)"

– deanie1970

Honorable mentions start here.

The Savior

"Picking up worms from the street and sidewalks when it rains and moving them into the dirt so they don’t burn in the sun, every time it rains I do this."

– sky_kitten89

Hero Of The Moment

"Yoooo I scoot SO many snails and worms. I work as a tech/mechanic at an automotive shop, I had a peoject car towed to my house the other day and it was covered in snails. I saw them when the tow guy/coworker was unloading and I was like, 'oh! It comes with free snails!' and began moving them. He laughed then realized and said, '... Oh, you're serious. Uh... Okay.'"

"I don't care who knows it. These little things barely can look out for themselves, why shouldn't we if we can take a moment to help? I don't care what happens next, it probably doesn't matter overall but I can help this moment."

– chris14020

Why should some of the hidden desires mentioned above have to be secret?

Redditors opening up about some of these would make them a hit at parties–no shaming.

As a matter of fact, I'll totally be down for a Forensic Files viewing party where we all make hot chocolate, light the fireplace, and cozy up together in our respective pink ugly nightgowns for old ladies.

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