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Old 10-13-2009, 08:12 PM   #1
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Default Good-bye lane bryant! hellooooo burlington! new clothes!

I went shopping today, for the first time in like 10 years someplace other than lane bryant or torrid.

I went to burlingtons.

I got 7 shirts, 2 slacks, 1 jean (WHICH ARE SUPER AWESOME) and a pair of shoes for the price of 2 shirts and a bra at lane bryant.

I'm poor, so this is great.

I spent 133$.


Also, I bought 22's that are big enough to slip on over my hips without unbuttoning them (but the 20's are still a smidge to small) and I bought 2 X shirts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was 4 X this time last year.

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Old 10-13-2009, 08:20 PM   #2
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Yeah! I bet that felt awesome! Congratulations! Now, get off the computer and go flaunt your hotness in your new wardrobe all over the place!
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Old 10-13-2009, 08:23 PM   #3
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How exciting. Lane Bryant's clothes never fit me right, but I never really had any other options so I've spent years wearing ill-fitting clothes. It's always fun to have more options.

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Old 10-13-2009, 09:04 PM   #4
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Way to go Lottie!!!

I bet you feel amazing!!!
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:10 PM   #5
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Yay! I can't wait to go shopping when I lose some weight. My mom promised me a shopping spree!
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:21 PM   #6
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wooohoo congrats!!

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Old 10-13-2009, 09:40 PM   #7
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That is GREAT!!!!! Good for you!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now those will be falling off of you in NO TIME FLAT!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:50 PM   #8
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AWESOME accomplishment!

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Old 10-13-2009, 09:53 PM   #9
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Wohooooo! Congrats! Keep it up! =)
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Old 10-13-2009, 11:16 PM   #10
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Haha I know the feeling I have no clue where to shop anymore it was always lane bryant, torrid (online), or the local target. I went into Sears the other day and was a bit taken back by all the choices and the fact I wasn't confined to one little corner.

Congrats! Woo Hoo for almost being in size 20 and close to being under 250!

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Old 10-14-2009, 01:12 AM   #11
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Congratulations! New (smaller) clothes feel great, don't they?

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Old 10-14-2009, 03:19 AM   #12
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Shopping is brilliant, I'm learning to love it Congrats on your swag! What a wonderful feeling!

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Old 10-14-2009, 03:54 AM   #13
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Woohoo! I hear you on Lane Bryant prices, my wallet cries a little every time I need more clothes! Being able to shop other places than plus sized specialty stores is so nice.
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Old 10-14-2009, 07:42 AM   #14
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lottie--That is fantastic!!!! I love to bargain shop! I've seen ads for a burlington around here, but haven't been. I'm going to have to check it out at some point. Great job w/ the smaller sizes and your finds!!!!

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Old 10-14-2009, 10:08 AM   #15
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I can't wait to stop shopping at places like Lane Bryant and Avenue. I really, really want to just leave the "plus size" section altogether! I look forward to walking into a normal clothing store and pulling a 12 off the rack instead of a 20!
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