Sunday, June 06, 2010
As some of you may know, my main goal when first joined SP over a year ago was to lose weight for my July birthday and to be able to wear cute summer dresses with confidence!!! I didn't meet my goal in time for last years birthday, it was in the fall when I finally started to feel more comfortable with my body, so I didn't buy any summer dresses. Well now summer is here again I realized with the 20 lbs I lost last year that I don't have any summer clothes at all!!! I had long ago cleared out my closet of all of the smaller sized items (kicking myself now!) and recently got rid of my bigger clothes because I don't want to allow myself to get there again!! So now that it's heating up I find I don't have a SINGLE thing to wear!!! Just a bunch of cardigans!!! (Always liked to cover up)
Also I realized recently, while talking with one of my best friends, that I have been waiting for the day when I've lost all of my weight to buy any clothes, leaving me with absolutely nothing in my closet!! She said I can't do that to myself and I need clothes that I feel comfortable in and have to dress the body I have now while I'm in the process. She's right, why torture yourself and not reward yourself for every step along the way?
So yesterday, My boyfriend and I we're celebrating our 3 year anniversary and he surprised me saying that for my anniversary gift he wanted to buy me some summer clothes!!! We have been really struggling financially so this was quite a shock!! I argued it at first because I felt guilty spending money on myself while we are struggling but he insisted!!! I decided to go to Ross so I could get more bang for my buck!!! Well I didn't expect to find much since Ross can be so hit and miss, but to my great surprise they were fully stocked with some AMAZING summer dresses!!! I liked so many and had a hard time narrowing it down!!!
Now I may not be exactly where I want to be weight wise but I need to remind myself that I'm 20 lbs lighter than I was!!! I need to enjoy that and not punish myself because I'm not at my end goal yet!!!
So here are some pictures of the dresses!!! I got 5 dresses for about $85 dollars!!! Pretty good!!!
^This one has cute blue pin stripes but it's hard to tell from the picture!^
^This one has pin stripes like the first dress but they are green!!!^ Here's what the dress looks like on (except I'm a little more curvy than that model!! ;D)-
^This Ruby Rox dress I've been eyeing at a boutique shop down town and I found it at Ross!!! I have another cute Ruby Rox dress that I've had for years and I have never found a dress that fits my figure better!!! I want one in every color!!!
And here are my new Tommy Hilfiger plaid shoes that I got at Ross as well!!-
Sorry the pictures aren't very good!! I'll try to do better in the future!!! ;D