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Habits Sneak Up on You

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Old 04-26-2010, 12:57 AM   #1
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The dress code at work changed from "Casual Friday" to "Business Casual" all week. I don't have that many jeans, so I went to Fred Meyer this afternoon to buy a pair and finish my grocery shopping.

In the past I have wound up at Fred Meyer on Sunday afternoons, searching for any pair of pants that would fit. Monday would be coming and all my regular pants were painfully tight. I'd stand looking at myself in the mirror promising that this was the last straw.

Today I went in and walked over to the table where the Levi's were stacked. I started looking through the styles for size 12. I did this for a few minutes before I stopped dead in my tracks.

Somehow I'd forgotten that I'm a size 6.
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Old 04-26-2010, 01:30 AM   #2
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I would love to have seen the smile that crossed your face when you realized this! What a great moment!
I have come down from a size 14 pant to now a loose size 10 pant. I still automatically go to the size 12 racks as well. Can't wait for those size 6's!
Thanks for sharing such a neat NSV!
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Old 04-26-2010, 09:07 AM   #3
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Congrats to you both.
I can't wait to experience that myself
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Old 04-26-2010, 05:21 PM   #4
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Thanks. It's so nice to have a place like 3FC to share both the ups and downs of this whole process.
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Old 04-27-2010, 04:01 AM   #5
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congrats that is such a revelation, i would love to be in single digits like you
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:00 PM   #6
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Man! That's great! I'm currently a 20/22, down from 24/26. I cannot wait to be a 14/16, or a 12, or 10...lord knows how I'll react when I hit single digits! Congrats to you!!
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:14 PM   #7
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NICE!!! Congrats on the size 6.
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:17 PM   #8
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That is on of the most fun stories I've read to date! I'm a 12 now, and my goal is to fit in 8's universally. That's incredible. It would be fun to have such a moment. Size six though! Wow you are awesome!
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Old 04-27-2010, 01:29 PM   #9
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good for you! great to see someone who has made that change!
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Old 04-27-2010, 01:33 PM   #10
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Great for you!! I know how that feels...
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Old 04-27-2010, 04:54 PM   #11
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It felt so good reading all your notes. Thanks so much.
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Old 04-28-2010, 02:35 PM   #12
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Ha ha, awesome! I had a few moments like this, I still can't quite seem to believe when a single digit piece of clothing fits! Isn't it the best feeling of achievement?
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Old 04-28-2010, 03:33 PM   #13
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Good for you. It's a great feeling of achievement to remember where you were and where are you currently.

Great job.
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Old 05-01-2010, 03:15 PM   #14
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