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Old 10-24-2010, 10:02 PM   #1
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Today has been a pretty bad day - you know, one of those when you've had it up to your eyeballs and then someone thinks it'll be fun to push you a little bit farther just to see what'll happen. Finally I told the family that I was going to go do something alone for a while, and I did. It's very, very rare that I have time alone like that.

Anyway, I went shopping - something else I never do, because I have boys who have no interest in women's clothing and make their lack of interest abundantly clear. It's more trouble than it's worth except for quick in-and-outs for necessary things. I started Christmas shopping...and then I thought "What the ****!" and started shopping for me. Clothes shopping. I took my time, looked at stuff, tried stuff, realized that I had an amazing number of options.

What I didn't do was go eating, which is what I would have done a year ago. And the purchase I made was my first-ever entire outfit for working out in. It's very cute.

Changes DO happen, eventually.

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Old 10-24-2010, 10:04 PM   #2
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Yay!! Good for you
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Old 10-24-2010, 11:28 PM   #3
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Good for you... you should do that more often!
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Old 10-24-2010, 11:49 PM   #4
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Congratulations on taking some time for yourself and buying something cute to work out in!
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Old 10-25-2010, 07:26 AM   #5
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I love workout clothes! LOL! I'm in that stage where I'm not ready to buy a lot of clothes yet so I'm making due. But darnit, the gym is walled with mirrors! I want to look good!

Time out for yourself is a glorious thing! I'm glad you made the best of it.
Long term goal: To still be calorie counting 11/9/2010
mini goals: ~211-10% lost;12/24/09 ~203 class I obesity 1/28/10; ~199 Onederland/15% 2/19/10; ~188-20%; ~185 half way 5/14/10; 179-bye 180's 6/12/10; ~174 overweight 7/3/2010;169-bye 170's 8/13/10;~164-30% 10/23/2010159-bye 160's~11/1/10; 153-35%~12/23/10; 149-bye 150's~2/11/11; 145 normal~2/14/2011; ~141-40%; 139-bye 140's ~135 GOAL! (129-45%; 117.5-50%)

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