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Old 03-02-2011, 12:17 PM   #1
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My head is finally catching up to my body!
I've noticed a few times actually seeing my new body.
At the gym I was trying out a new machine and I caught a glimpse of myself at a new angle and I honestly thought someone was dressed like me until I realized "oh wait...that is me...okayyyy!"
I was sitting in class yesterday and glanced over at the floor to ceiling window next to me and saw a seemingly "tiny" person sitting in the chair. This image distracted me the rest of the class.
I also have been realizing how I look kinda funny in my bigger clothes. I've only really begun to rebuild my wardrobe so i'm still wearing some of the smaller of my "fat" clothes and they hang off of me like i'm a clothes hanger lol

I just had to share with you ladies because I thought it would never happen!
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Old 03-02-2011, 12:55 PM   #2
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Nice Kelly! Treat yourself and go shopping!
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Old 03-02-2011, 12:59 PM   #3
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At my gym, there's this mirror that's really poorly placed and on one particular machine the joint between the two mirrors actually doubles you! I hate that machine! But lately I've noticed even me doubled isn't all that bad! LOL! Now that's progress!

Good for you! It is nice when the head catches up.
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:42 PM   #4
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Congratulations Kelly and good for you! Keep it up girl!
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Old 03-10-2011, 12:23 PM   #5
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I have quite a few clothes that are getting baggy too. And I have slowly begun throwing them out.
And I finally had one person notice my weight loss yesterday.

Best of luck to you!
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Old 03-10-2011, 12:36 PM   #6
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I love it when that happens!!!!
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