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Old 03-06-2008, 12:49 AM   #1
Losing the weight in 2008
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I am the very pleased recipient of my very good friends "fat clothes"! She is about 50lb lighter than I am. She has however lost quite a bit of weight and has clothes in various sizes. We started our weight loss program at the same time and I asked her to please keep her clothes for me to borrow as she shrank out of them. Well, now that I am down a few sizes I'm pretty much out of clothes to wear to the office. She just dropped off 4 pairs of pants and 2 skirts for me. I looked at the sizes and they were all "regular" sizes, not plus sizes like I have been wearing for a few years now. I told her that I probably wouldn't be in them for a bit yet, but they will be nice to have when I lose some more. Anyway, I tried them on for fun and guess who fit into a pair of "regular" 16's 2 pairs were way too tight but 2 fit! Sizes are all over the board I know, because she also had regular 18's that fit me exactly the same. But shucks - colour me happy! I just can't wait to be shopping in ALL the stores again!!!!!! This was a very bright moment in my otherwise kind of crappy, painful, (see kidney stone post) day!
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Old 03-06-2008, 02:36 AM   #2
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Congratulations! Fitting into smaller clothing is a great feeling
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Old 03-06-2008, 07:15 AM   #3
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Fitting into smaller sizes is so exciting, isn't it?!
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Old 03-06-2008, 07:19 AM   #4
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Congratulations! Wearing "regular" clothes instead of plus sizes is a dream of mine.
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Old 03-06-2008, 07:52 AM   #5
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What a great feeling - a fabulous NSV if I have ever heard on!

All great achievements require time.
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:22 AM   #6
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After losing weight I needed a dress for a wedding. I automatically went to the "large sizes" department in the store, the clerk told me I was in the wrong place Made my day!
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:26 AM   #7
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Yay!! New clothes are always fun!
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:32 AM   #8
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Congrats!! Regular sizes are a HUGE victory! Way to go!

You have to decide to stop putting it off.
Every meal, every choice, is a chance to do the right things &
they all add up to equal success! - Jo

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Old 03-06-2008, 09:33 AM   #9
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Congratulations!!! I can't wait to get into regular size clothes. WTG!
Starting Date: 4-2-14
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Old 03-06-2008, 11:11 AM   #10
Taking life by the horns
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Agreed--- I'm not even going crazy about ever being "thin"... just being able to walk into any store and pick up clothing and know there will be a LOT to choose from that will fit... THAT is my goal! Yay for you!

One for every 5 pounds lost .......

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