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Old 05-29-2010, 01:47 PM   #1
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Been for a fun swim with hubby and daughter today. Haven't taken her for ages and she's been asking so the rain was a sign to go do something indoors.
After swimming a few fast lengths I realised my costume I got at christmas is now getting too big (1) . Hubby laughed when I told him it's a size 20 and I'm now in a 16, and I was surprised it's too big
Usually I stay in the pool and do more lengths while they go on the water slide, but today I suddenly got an urge to go on myself. When I told my daughter her face lit up and she led the way to the slide. Going up those steps I was terrified, I haven't been on a water slide in probably about 10 years or more. I really thought I wasn't going to be able to go through with it, but something inside me knew I had to. I got about a third of the way down that slide before starting to enjoy myself, and once I got off I walked straight back down again for a second go! (2)
Finally on the way home we went to a charity/thrift store and I saw a lovely skirt. I haven't worn skirts except for special occasions in years because of my thighs rubbing together I went and tried this skirt on and it fit perfectly. I told hubby I'd no idea when I'd wear it and he said, anytime, you don't have to wait for the right occasion. So I bought the skirt and I'm going to wear it one day this next week, just because I can! (3)
I still feel down about the scale playing nasty games with me, but I'm not giving in, I will make sure I've got something positive to show for each day.
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Old 05-29-2010, 02:59 PM   #2
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Congrats! Sounds like you had an awesome day.

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Old 05-29-2010, 03:01 PM   #3
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Those are terrific NSVs!! Good for you!!
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Old 05-29-2010, 03:02 PM   #4
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Great story. I bet you will find lots of places to wear the skirt. Sweet that you were able to do the waterslide with your daughter. I bet she loved that!

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Old 05-29-2010, 03:40 PM   #5
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Awesome!!! Congrats
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Old 05-29-2010, 03:45 PM   #6
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Those are ALL fantastic NSVs. Congratulations!!!
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Old 05-29-2010, 06:32 PM   #7
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I love those NSV's! Way to go!

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Old 05-29-2010, 06:40 PM   #8
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What a fabulous day! Good for you!
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Old 05-29-2010, 06:41 PM   #9
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Sounds like a wonderful day. You are reaping the fruits of your labor, how exciting!

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Old 05-29-2010, 10:25 PM   #10
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Wonderful!!! NSVs are the BEST!

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