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Old 06-10-2010, 07:55 AM   #1
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I dug my wedding ring out of the bedside cabinet today. I haven't worn it for years: I've tried it on a few times on the way down and then had trouble getting the damn thing off again, but today it fits well enough to be wearable.

I was overweight when I married, not at my very highest weight but not particularly low either. When I slimmed down in 2001, I eventually lost about 14lb more than my current weight. At some point the ring kept slipping off. As I had been on a jewellery/silversmithing course, I decided to resize it myself. Of course I wasn't expecting to regain then, but I did. Maybe I could have altered it again, but I didn't particularly want to. That's why I haven't worn it for years, until today.

Now I have to figure out how to make sure it stays wearable long term. The funny thing is, I'm totally unused to wearing any rings now.
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Old 06-10-2010, 04:03 PM   #2
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That is great
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Old 06-10-2010, 04:04 PM   #3
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Old 06-10-2010, 04:56 PM   #4
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YAY! I discovered my own rings were loose today. It was a total victory!

Congrats on getting back into yours!
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Old 06-10-2010, 08:31 PM   #5
Did it! Woot Woot! :)
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WoooHooo! That's a hugggeee, sentimental NSV right there. Enjoy it!!

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Old 06-16-2010, 09:59 PM   #6
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What a wonderful feeling! Congratulations!
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Old 06-16-2010, 11:04 PM   #7
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It does feels nice to be able to wear somethig of so much importance.
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Old 06-17-2010, 04:50 PM   #8
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Very cool. I'm hoping my rings will be loose someday!
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Old 06-18-2010, 04:15 PM   #9
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Oh what a wonderful min-goal! I'm so happy you get to wear your wedding band again!
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Old 06-19-2010, 02:16 PM   #10
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oh wow, that is so awesome!
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