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Old 04-10-2011, 04:42 PM   #1
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Default Comfortably wore pants that didn't fit two weeks ago!

A couple of weeks ago, I went thrifting for clothes for my kids. I needed some things, too, but I was in a hurry and didn't want to try anything on. However, I grabbed a few pairs of pants. One was a pair of yoga style work out pants that I couldn't find a tag to. I eyeballed it and thought they might fit, but also might be a little snug. I also grabbed two pairs of jeans that I knew were too small, but were so cheap and cute that I couldn't pass them up. I got home and tried them all on. The yoga pants pulled up, but were uncomfortably tight through the gut/hips/butt region, and looked pretty ridiculous. Neither of the pairs of jeans fit at all - one could zip and button, but I would have passed out if I tried to sit down in them .

Anyhow, I've only lost about 2 lbs since then, but they were sitting in my closet and I decided to try them on before my workout this morning. The pants that wouldn't even button? They button! They aren't pretty, but I can get into them. The second pair of jeans fit well enough to be moved from the box of "this will fit someday soon" to my pants drawer - I'll be wearing them tomorrow! And the yoga pants? Fit like a dream. Maybe even a little loose! And I found a size tag in them - SMALL!!! Now, I know they are a very big small, but still! I wore something with a SMALL tag in it! And it's a good thing, because my old yoga pants start slipping down if I do anything as strenuous as sweep the kitchen floor .

It's amazing what 2 lbs can do when you're getting down close to goal. When I first started this, I had to lose a good 40 lbs or so before I could go down a size.
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GOAL REACHED JUNE 15, 2011 !!!!
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Old 04-10-2011, 07:03 PM   #2
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I love going down a size!! Way to go!!!
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Old 04-10-2011, 08:52 PM   #3
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for you!
I wish for you a great workout today,
and may bad food cravings not come your way.

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Old 04-11-2011, 12:00 AM   #4
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Awesome! I am just now starting to see the effect of my weightless on my clothes and it is very exciting indeed! And motivating too.

"You don't have to be perfect, you only have to do better." - Kaplods (3FC Sage)
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Old 04-11-2011, 12:04 AM   #5
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That is awesome!

I am inspired by how much weight you have lost. You must feel terrific. Good for you!
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Old 04-11-2011, 12:55 AM   #6
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WTG!!! I can't wait to go down a freaking size...so inspirational!
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Old 04-11-2011, 01:37 PM   #7
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That is awesome, I cannot WAIT to see that happen with me. And small?! What a fabulous NSV!
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:03 PM   #8
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:07 PM   #9
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That' so freaking cool! You are a superhero!
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Old 04-11-2011, 03:38 PM   #10
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Wow! That is amazing. Great job on your weight loss!
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Old 04-11-2011, 03:44 PM   #11
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That's a great feeling!
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