Because when people get fat, then their clothes don't fit. And if you're poor and you're clothes don't fit, then you can't buy new clothes that fit. Then you walk around town with clothes that look like this
and like this
So, if you are poor, do your best not to get fat. Or if you start to get fat, you might want to consider getting pregnant, because you can always borrow some maternity clothes and everyone will understand why you are getting fat. However, you better figure out a way to get unpoor should you decided to go that route because babies can be pretty expensive.
Or, if you are poor and you are getting fat, you better figure out how to get unfat.
Since I have no plans on having more kids, and I find myself in the aforementioned predicament, I've decided to get unfat. I'm on day 3 of the 30 Day Shred. I've heard some pretty awful things about Jillian Michaels, but she's not so bad. Of course, I am doing Level 1, the modified exercises and using two pound weights, but you gotta start somewhere.