I was reading the other day that people are reshaping their bodies with more than just liposuction. Which is good I guess, because if you ever read Kathy Griffin’s book and saw her lipo photos, you wouldn’t even cross the threshold of a plastic surgeon’s office.
So many people want to melt their pounds away through surgery. There is non-invasive ultrasound technology being used, although its only available in Europe and Canada right now. In lieu of lasers, a new technique called ZELTIQ is quickly becoming the new way to “contour fat” in the U.S.
And when I saw the word ZELTIQ, I immediately thought:
Remember Zoltar, that fortune teller in the movie BIG?
Well, ZELTIQ isn’t ZOLTAR, but supposedly it freezes your fat cells away. Essentially, you put your body parts into a deep chill, and a machine flash freezes your fat cells. The resulting damage causes the fat cells to die off; leaving you sans love handles after all the dead cells flush themselves out of your body.
As someone who had never had a scrap of work done other than highlighting my hair, I am always curious about why people want to do things like that to themselves? I can’t picture myself lying on a table like a pile of Birds Eye vegetables awaiting their frozen fate.
But I will feed a few quarters into Zoltar and ask him the magic question. How long will it take to lose these 10 damn pounds?
I think I’ll just keep exercising and take a pass on freezing my thighs!