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Old 10-18-2009, 03:05 PM   #1
Hi From Canada, eh?
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Talking A Happy Dance

1st, down 4 lbs. finally

2ndly, more importantly!!! i FOUND JEANS!!!

I decided last year that the first step in recovery (from being a fattie) is to give up elastic waisted pants LOL

Jeans are always hard to fit, and I find the 2% spandex annoying, and they seem to cling to me to the knee and then flare out. Not a good look on a fat girl.

Imagine my delight, when on a whim, I tried on jeans at Giant Tiger! (Canadian gals know what i mean) a kind of low-end, bargain basement type place, and they fit like a DREAM!!! zippered!! nice and snug across the tummy but not too tight, nice and straight down NO denting in at the knees! yay!!! no tapering in and no flaring out!!

and $25 each! I got a super nice dark wash, a medium wash and a black pair!!! Had to share, only a select few understand the delirium I'm feeling at the moment LOL

Started: 323
Now: 171 - nope, 165 now!
NOPE -- 162 now! Holy crap i've lost a PERSON!
Goal: 160

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar
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Old 10-18-2009, 03:15 PM   #2
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Disclaimer: I am not a registered dietitian, nutritionist, any kind of health professional or fitness expert...I'm just a woman who's lost 161.5 pounds so far with a lot of hard work.
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Old 10-18-2009, 03:50 PM   #3
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I think i know how you feel! I had worn nothing but dresses until middle school, and then started wearing sweat pants.

In eighth grade i tried on my first pair of jeans, and i ended up sitting in the dressing room crying because i was so happy. they fit! and on top of that i looked pretty good, and i have never gone back to sweat pants since then .
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Old 10-18-2009, 03:53 PM   #4
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Congrats! Wooooo Hoooo!

I wish we had a giant tiger in vancouver. I hear there is one coming but I have been hearing that for years

One of these for every five pounds lost

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Old 10-18-2009, 06:13 PM   #5
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Way to go!!!!

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Old 10-18-2009, 06:48 PM   #6
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No my gosh....

GIANT TIGER!!!! Tigre Geant!!!!!

My heart just broke a little! I love love LOVE Giant Tiger! I haven't been to one since I left the country, and nothing makes me happier than a good find! I'm so excited for you!!! YAY!
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Old 10-18-2009, 08:02 PM   #7
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Happy Dance for you! That is great!

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Old 10-19-2009, 08:51 AM   #8
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Yay.. Congrats!!
Determined to find "Fawn", the skinny chick within me!

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Old 10-19-2009, 10:12 AM   #9
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Nice! That's terrific!

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