Wednesday, November 07, 2007
WELL!! I went shopping this past Saturday. My DH agreed that I could spend some money on clothes and so I DID. But not OVERLY much because of course, I'm not quite at my goal, but I do lose sizes VERY SLOWLY it seems.
ANYWAY. I got some pants... in size 16! WOOHOO!!! That's really close to what I would consider a "normal" size. Many brands go up to 16, although a lot don't... so it's kinda that ALMOST size. If I get down to a 12/14 I will feel like I'm "normal" sized, but really, that may not be right with my frame. I guess we'll just have to wait and see!!! The sizes might go faster now that I'm smaller to begin with, who knows.
UM... and on Monday I weighed in 3lbs lighter than last week! WOOHOO!!! :)
SO. To reflect on how far I've come -- I now have 17.5lbs remaining to my goal. I actually looked it up again and it turns out healthy BMI for my height starts at 195, not 190. I'm NOT changing my goal, because I'd rather not be RIGHT on the edge of overweight. But it is exciting because it means that I actually only have 12.5lbs left to HEALTHY range.
SO EXCITING!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
I just need to hang in there and not go back to sad if my weigh-in doesn't go well NEXT Monday.
In UN-Spark-related news... I met new guy. He's OK I think. I'm glad I don't hate him for himself, because it'd b REALLY EASY then for me to turn all my bitterness towards him. But -- he seems ok so far. So hopefully all will be well. And it's a dude. Which means I'll probably get along with him better than a girl anyway. Just my way.
OH and I forgot to mention that in tops I'm already like a 12/14 or a LARGE. NO X's ANYMORE! WOOHOOO! :) hahahaha. OK so this varies depending on brand -- but most things I'll fit a large and a few things I'm still XL. But this is very freaking exciting. :) I actually tried an XL of a top on at WalMart and I looked like I was SWIMMING in it. Not a plus brand, but still. I might have even been able to go for a medium in that style.
I tried on some DRESSES. I REALLLLY want a dress. BUT. The one I liked was WAY too short on me. it was ok when standing -- semi short... but it was well below my fingertips and only a few inches above my knees (and me being so tall that's not too short really), but then when I bent over -- NOT EVEN JUST STRAIGHT BENDING NOW, I'm talking the dress/skirt wearers sqat...
It was not good.
SO! I tried on a skirt, but it looked bizarre, and I didn't like any of the other skirts. So PHOOEY.
But I'm still pleased with what I got, and I think the items will continue to serve me well even as I shrink a bit more. I can't wait to shop more when I'm even smaller. :)
I only tried on ONE THING that was too small when I went shopping and it was a juniors size 17. They were ugly anyway.