I just got off the phone with my only sibling - my younger brother who lives near San Francisco. We get along well, pretty much always have, even though we don't have a ton in common. He's a computer genius (has several computer/engineering degrees) and is very introverted. So kinda my opposite.
Because he is also skinny.
Very skinny. 160 and 6'1".
He eats LOTS of food (told me he ate more than 30 pieces of sushi on a first date the other night, and the only reason he didn't eat more is because he didn't want to embarrass himself). He is constantly trying to gain weight. He was so excited to tell me that he's been working really hard on bulking up and has managed to gain 10 lbs over the last few months through weightlifting and power eating.
Life is so unfair!
He went on to tell me how "eating is so much work and I hate it and I am always hungry. And if I could just have an IV inserted so I wouldn't have to bother to eat, life would be so much better." And he was being totally serious. He is one of those people that forgets to eat until he is shaking so badly that he has to eat.
I know his problem is as frustrating to him as mine is to me, but damn, from where I'm sitting, seems like a nice problem to have. Fortunately for him, his problem *is* easier in the sense that there's no social stigma nor health issues related to his problem.
He's also a true blonde, has striking blue eyes, and has never had a zit in his life. Yep, color me jealous! (Just kidding, he's great, but I'm happy with me as well.)