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Baggy Britches!


Tuesday, October 20, 2009

What a fun evening! I actually had to break down and buy a new pair of jeans. I was tripping on the cuffs of the 20/22's because I couldn't keep them up at the waist in spite of the elastic. I didn't want to spend a lot of money on new jeans, because I'm still a work in progress, so I went with my husband to Wal-Mart this evening. I tried on everything they had and finally settled on a pair of SIZE 16 Short. I can't remember how many years it's been since I've been into a 16. Another milestone reached!

I am gradually cleaning out my closet and filling plastic bags full of baggy britches and blouses that now look ridiculous. As I fill a bag I take it to a local charity for the homeless. How sweet it is! We both benefit.!

I can't imagine how I could have done this without all the terrific support and encouragement I get from my SparkPeople Friends. You have made a significant impact on my life and I will be forever grateful.
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DTBTSSANDFLUFFY 10/21/2009 9:08PM

    you are doing it girl.. all by your self.. we are just watching you .. lol. wow good going. it is soo great to be able to get into smaller clothes. YIPPEEEEE emoticon

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SMARTIEBEE 10/21/2009 11:15AM

    WOO HOO!! Good for you! And it just keeps getting better and better!

Keep on Sparkin'!

Shirley

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AMAS92568 10/21/2009 9:33AM

    Yeah! Way to go! Great job!

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/21/2009 7:48AM

    What a great feeling! emoticon

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IRONGRANNIE 10/21/2009 4:07AM

    Congratulations! It's a grreat feeling isn't it? I did just what you have done a few weeks a go and it felt sooo goood!

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ERIECANALGAL 10/21/2009 12:31AM

    Isn't it wonderful!!! I'm doing the same thing. I just bought a size 10 pair of jeans today and a men's small sweatpants. I couldn't NOT buy then when they fit in that size. I was up to a 14/16 in bottoms and XL in tops.

Yahoo for Sparks and Spark Friends.
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TALKSCHMALK 10/21/2009 12:25AM

    Yay! That's awesome! Mine are baggy, but I have so far to go I'm afraid to spend money on clothes for a month.

Great job!

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NYCGRRL 10/20/2009 11:40PM

    Yay! How fun to need new jeans.
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KIRSTEN 10/20/2009 11:33PM

    How wonderful to see the results of your hard work! emoticon

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XFITSTRONG 10/20/2009 10:52PM

    emoticon I hope to be where you are next month. I'm in 18's now and can't wait to be in my 16's. Good job!!!

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THEADMIRAL 10/20/2009 10:50PM

    emoticon emoticon That is awesome and inspiring! Vikki

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MILDEXSPI 10/20/2009 10:45PM

    emoticon emoticon Isn't it an amazing feeling?

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HAPPYMOM8 10/20/2009 10:40PM

    What a great "problem" to have! Congratulations! Pat

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CRAZYPROUD 10/20/2009 10:40PM

    I am excited for you! Growing out of clothes (I mean when they get bigger not smaller! :-) ) is such a good feeling! Congrats!

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