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What?!?! It doesn't fit???

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Two years ago, I made this super cute, totally awesome green belt to wear out to Wendover on St. Patrick's Day. I didn't think I had lost any weight since then because the scale has been so up and down. I thought I'd be about the same size as I was then, but I'm not. The belt was made to fit just below my waist, and it isn't adjustable in size. When I put it on this morning, it fell way too low on my hips! At first, I was irritated. (That belt took a lot of work to make!) Then the shock hit. How could I possibly be smaller than I was two years ago? Even though I don't have exact measurements to compare, the evidence is undeniable. Now, I'm feeling a mix of happiness, irritation, and nervousness.

Happiness-I'm smaller than I was two years ago.

Irritation-That belt is going to take a lot of work to make it fit again.

Nervousness-Should I make it fit again? What if I get bigger again? If I make the belt smaller, the only way to make it bigger would be to start from scratch, and I'd have to re-do the beaded fringe! Just the thought of re-doing the beaded fringe is enough to convince me to not adjust the belt, but...I didn't make it to sit on a shelf, and I don't want to plan on getting bigger again!

Well, it looks like I've got a belt to fix. emoticon Have a wonderful St. Patrick's Day! emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MEMEEMEEE 3/17/2011 11:01AM

    I love those kind of surprises! Congrats and keep up the good work!

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MGNWD22 3/17/2011 10:47AM

    Be happy good changes and if that means you gotta fix it to work with you being smaller that's good. Don't think about the wut if I go back think of the I won't go back. have a great st patty's day!

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