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Old 04-10-2010, 12:36 AM   #1
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Default Seriously????!!!!???!!!!???

With no further ADO....

I pulled on a pair of size 12 PETITE jeans, shimmied them up over my hips, and ZIPPED THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Now granted... I had some major muffin top action going on....

BUT I ZIPPED A PAIR OF SIZE 12s!! (they were my mom's jeans, and so that's why they were petites..... since I'm 5'8" I don't need a petite.)

I mean-- the first time I bought a pair of 20s they were about this tight. I know if I lost 15 more pounds I could wear them out of the house...

I honestly and really and truly believe that I'm actually getting sort of close to a normal size!

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Old 04-10-2010, 12:39 AM   #2
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That is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!

I think I will probably scream or faint (or both) the day that I can fit into 12s.

You go, girl!
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Old 04-10-2010, 01:34 AM   #3
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Congrats! You'll definitely be there VERY soon!

I hope by the time im your weight now I can get into a 12! I think Im with LitChick...I'll probably faint after screaming and rejoicing for a hour! lol

Keep it up chick!
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Old 04-10-2010, 01:56 AM   #4
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Wow that is GREAT! I know it had to feel amazing.
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Old 04-10-2010, 02:27 AM   #5
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hooray! That's awesome news, congrats!
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Old 04-10-2010, 02:33 AM   #6
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WOW! That must be so exciting!!

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Old 04-10-2010, 02:38 AM   #7
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Congrats!! I'm still in 14/16 land. I can't wait until I'm back in 12's!
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Old 04-10-2010, 03:04 AM   #8
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Congratulations Ubergirl! What an incredible feeling that must be!!!! You totally deserve it, way to go!!!!!!!

Originally Posted by LitChick View Post

That is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!

I think I will probably scream or faint (or both) the day that I can fit into 12s.

You go, girl!
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Old 04-10-2010, 03:48 AM   #9
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Fantastic!! Congrats
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:00 AM   #10
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Old 04-10-2010, 07:06 AM   #11
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Old 04-10-2010, 08:13 AM   #12
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Move ticker, move!
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Old 04-10-2010, 09:00 AM   #13
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If those were petites I'll bet you are closer to a 12 than you think. Congrats!
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Old 04-10-2010, 09:04 AM   #14
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Congratulations!! I had the same experience yesterday. You and I seem to head down similarly in size. I'm wearing some 14's and some of them I will wear publicly maybe next week. But I was able to zip a pair of 12's yesterday! 12's to me are skinny jeans, so yeah, I'd say you're heading into normal territory if you're not already there!!!
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Old 04-10-2010, 09:22 AM   #15
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