10 pounds in a month is a lot, but doable if you put your mind to it. Though I bet you could rock a belly shirt right now!!!! Either way, it's a good motivator and I wish you luck this month in getting where you want to be
Can I ask which Ren Faire you're talking about? I've been to the Maryland and PA one and the PA one is my favorite...haven't been in a few years, and sure as heck have never been able to dress the part.