Finally, someone with the nerve to say what jerks cops are. My sister was a 911 emergency dipatcher for years and began with a healthy respect for police officers. Now she says she hasn't met a single one that isn't just a big jerk on a power trip. I have had my share of run-ins with police (and I am a 45 year old woman!) and have found most of them to be total assholes. Can you at least be polite when giving a person a speeding ticket!!! The one time I felt like I really needed a cop they really let me down. My sister-in-law was taking her baby in a car and the SIL was high as a kite on a cocaine. I had just witnessed her snorting a line as she sat in the car with the baby in the car seat. I tried to reason with her to not drive and she punched me in the nose. In desperation, I called the police. Two amazingly arrogant jerks came and asked her if she was high or if she had assaulted me. SHe said no to both and they let her go with the baby in the car. Any idiot could see she was screwed up big time. They told me they had no probable cause to give her a sobriety test or to search her car. How about my bleeding nose, her dilated eyes, shaking hands and slurred speech? Then I had to listen to a lecture on minding my own business, blah, blah, blah. The next day, I called the police chief to lodge a complaint and he justified it by saying that they were at the end of their shift and had not been authorized for overtime. I then tried to get them to do something about her bringing drugs into my 80 year old father's house and he told me that that was "personal" stuff and my dad should just kick her out. How about we just come and arrest the female dog? No, they are too busy at their f-ing speed traps.
New opinion: weight-loss is boring and shows insecurity. Personally, if you can succeed in law school and you will be a kick-ass lawyer, then I don't care if you're fat. Write about why you want to run the Mexican drug lords into the ground, or something else interesting. (And not because you overcame your drug habit).