New Clothes

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Hound dog, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    I have a fabulous wardrobe of really nice top name brand clothes. The problem? They are now several sizes too large for me and if I attempt to wear them........I look ridiculous.

    A while back I bought a few tops and jeans. I staggered the jeans sizes down to a size 10. I was losing weight at a steady pace so figured I might need them. Well, I did need them......as soon as I bought them. I hadn't seen a size 10 since right before Nichole was born. I didn't buy a lot. Work clothes were tee shirts from the larger sizes because I figured work would be hard on them anyway. (I was right about that)

    I wear a size small or medium in tops depending on the cut. Today I could only find size 8 jeans at the good will outlet so I picked them up. I tried them on when I got home and they fit perfectly.

    I wore a size XL top and 16 jeans when Fred passed away.

    Yay me! :)

    I have to brag to someone. easy child gets irked.......so you guys get bragged to. LOL
     
  2. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Congrats on the weight loss, Lisa!
     
  3. Signorina

    Signorina Guest

    Way to go Lisa! Enjoy your new clothes :)
     
  4. dstc_99

    dstc_99 Well-Known Member

    Congrats! You go girl!


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  5. Californiablonde

    Californiablonde Well-Known Member

    Congrats on the weight loss. I can't wait till I can say my clothes are too big and I can no longer wear them. For now I'm still stuck in a 12 but have size 10's already waiting at home for me to fit in. I lost three and a half pounds in the last 13 days so I'm on my way!
     
  6. cubsgirl

    cubsgirl Well-Known Member

    You have every right to brag! I need to lose a lot of weight - your story is inspiring to me.
     
  7. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    Proud of You!!!!!!!!!!!

    You have been working so hard, and I am glad you are getting healthier. You might post on your local freecycle asking for clothes in whatever size you need. Can't hurt to ask,Know what I mean??
     
  8. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    I'm not so sure about healthier, but I am definitely working hard.

    I woke up with lower back pain. Which turned into excruciating lower back pain by time to go to work. Hadn't done a darn thing, I swear, to cause it. If a cowoker had not had ibuprofen on hand, I'd have never made it through the first hour. It kept the pain down to a dull scream level. Still at that level. Sitting with a hot rice pack on it right now.

    I may try freecycle, but I don't want stuck with a lot of clothes that don't suit me. I'm still clearing clutter, I don't want to add to it and have to find someone else to give it to. I have a bag of children's clothing to put up..........and still need to decide what to do with the sizes I can't hope to wear. I'm having issues parting with clothing that mostly looks brand new. But even my 2 size range I keep for water retention........wouldn't work for most of them.
     
  9. Hopeless

    Hopeless ....Hopeful Now

    Congrats now send me some of that positive weight loss my way please ;)


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  10. FlowerGarden

    FlowerGarden Active Member

    Congrats on your weight loss!
     
  11. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    Congrats! Brag away....no one else is going to sing your praises, right? You deserve a major pat on the back!
     
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