100 lb. Club - Size 20 Jeans!!! Whoo hooo...

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01-25-2009, 12:16 AM
I noticed yesterday that I kept having to pull up my size 22 jeans. They were actually falling down. I thought it was odd that the pants wouldn't stay up. I was annoyed that the pants had gotten baggy. It didnt' dawn on me that I might actually be getting smaller.

Heck! Maybe I'VE ACTUALLY LOST A SIZE?!? I thought I'd dig out some skinny jeans. I pulled out a bag that contained some 1X tops and size 20 jeans. I took off the baggy pants and pulled on the size 20's that I absolutley could not wear 2 months ago. I pulled them up and zipped them with ease. I tried on the 1X tops and still too much chubbish muffin top to wear them.

My size 22's were ultra skin tight 2 months ago. They were so tight, I was going to have to buy a size 24 until I stopped myself and decided to lose weight instead of buying bigger clothes (again).

My weight hasn't gone down scale wise but I've lost 2 sizes and 13 lbs. :carrot:

01-25-2009, 12:34 AM
Congratulations! What a great feeling that is:D

Losing a size for 13 pounds is amazing.:o (at least for my body:p) What's your secret? Are you doing some specific kind of exercise to tighten things up?:lifter:

01-25-2009, 12:39 AM
I actually haven't started exercising, as such. I have added "activity" to my lifestyle. That includes parking my car across the lot instead of in front of the door, frisbee golf and walking my dog. That's all.

I was 260-something..wearing the size 22, at one point (after a 16 lb "water weight" gain). So, it's more like 20 lbs for a size.

01-25-2009, 12:45 AM
Good for you!!!

01-25-2009, 01:01 AM
Congrats! :)

01-25-2009, 01:09 AM
Congrats!!! :bravo:

That is so wonderful (and motivating) to hear!!! :yay:

Keep it up!

01-25-2009, 01:12 AM
How exciting! :woohoo:

Are you going to symbolically burn the bigger ones? :devil:

01-25-2009, 01:33 AM
That is awesome! Congrats! I can't wait to be out of my size 22's!

01-25-2009, 07:43 AM
:woohoo: :bravo: :woohoo:

You are doing freat! Keep going!

01-25-2009, 09:23 AM
Awesome.. best feeling in the world. Congrats!

01-25-2009, 01:06 PM
Congrats!! That is an awesome feeling :)

01-25-2009, 01:13 PM

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01-25-2009, 01:23 PM
Way to go! That is awesome. Aren't you glad you decided to back up instead of buying size 24?

01-25-2009, 03:58 PM
Yay! Congrats! That is one of the best feelings. Keep it up!

01-25-2009, 04:16 PM
congrats---I hope to be there soon also!

01-25-2009, 04:23 PM
Go Team Washington!

Congrats - that is so exciting!!

Us Washintonians need to see some good news on the scales because this gray weather (which is pretty much statewide) is downright depressing. An occasional sun-break would be nice.

01-25-2009, 05:19 PM
That is so awesome!!!

01-25-2009, 09:10 PM
That is so exciting! I love that feeling of being able to go down a size!! Congrats to you!!

01-25-2009, 09:43 PM
:hug: You must be so happy!!!!!

01-25-2009, 09:44 PM
Congratulations!!! Awesome! You should be sooooo proud of yourself! I am proud of you. :carrot:


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Beautiful Ace
01-25-2009, 09:45 PM
That's great:) I don't know about pants, but I just bought a 1X shirt that I just couldn't resist buying because it's really cute, and it's fits pretty good! there's a little muffin top but I wore it anyways.

01-25-2009, 10:51 PM
Wahooooooooo -

my size 22's are hanging on me quite a bit, but the 20's are still a little tight, another month and they should fit.

GOOD FOR YOU!! Celebrate it!!


01-25-2009, 11:21 PM
:carrot: WOOO HOOOO!!! :carrot:

01-25-2009, 11:28 PM
Congrats on getting into the smaller size! I know you were excited about that. :)

For me, sizing down sometimes is a huger accomplishment then actually seeing the numbers on the scale go down. Because I have lost weight but still stayed in the same size for what seemed like forever. But when I go down a size in my clothes then that is when I know what I'm doing is really working. Even if the scale isn't moving.

01-26-2009, 09:54 AM
:woohoo: Congrats! Go you! It's the BEST feeling isn't it?!