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Down a size, but size 10 is probably the size 14 of 10 years ago

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

It was fun to get into my size 10 capris and closer to my goal. In my twenties I remember being about 125 pounds and wearing a size 9 . I did hear a news story last week about how sizing has changed to help people think they are smaller than they really are. Slowly I'm moving the right direction, so I'll take it! The scale has really been inconsistent this week, so at least the capris mark my progress. emoticon
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AMYLILLIAN 6/24/2011 12:52PM

    Congrats!! Sizing just plain stinks! Everyone always says "don't worry about the number" but it's hard when it's everywhere! On commercials. In stores. I hate seeing a new store and wondering what sizes they carry and how they fit....so I usually don't go in. I was pretty embarrassed when we first got a Hollister...went in to check it out...the largest size was a 10 (maybe)...and a small 10 at that...and I was in a 14. Never went back. So, congrats on your pants fitting nicely...no matter what the size emoticon emoticon

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SEATOWN_GAL 6/18/2011 3:27PM

    I know. I wish they would have a set standard for sizes. I have 3 pairs of jeans, all fit me the same, each a different size. Really makes shopping a hassel and no one can buy me clothes as I have to try on everything.

And great job!

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KALISWALKER 6/17/2011 12:51AM

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SHOAPIE 6/16/2011 6:34PM

    They have changed the sizes a great deal. When I was a teenager in the mid 60's there was no size 0. Also @ 115-120# I wore a size10 then . Now I'm about 20 #'s heavier and wear a size 8! Now that being said , it is still a good thing to have lost the weight and being down a size! emoticon

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NIKOBLUE 6/16/2011 5:34PM

    Junior sizing is different than misses sizing. It's designed for smaller, younger, less developed frames.

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LINDA! 6/16/2011 4:27PM

    You are doing a great job.

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BLUEMRSM 6/16/2011 3:42PM

    Size 10 sounds great!

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RURAL3 6/16/2011 3:27PM

    I think we are more toned than we used to be therefore we can get into a smaller size. People didn't used to work out then like they do now. I don't believe everything I hear. emoticon

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KATHYKIM 6/16/2011 10:27AM

    Great job - I agree with you about the sizing though. I always wore a 7 or 9 when I was a skinny little teenager of 115-125 pounds. When I got down to 140, I was in and 8 or 10 a year or so ago. But you are still doing great regardless of the sizing! I sure would like to see that size 8 again and 140 again right now! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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AELNYANA 6/16/2011 10:00AM

    Hey there! I don't think you're as "off" your size as you think. When I was 153 (and about 26 yrs old), I wore a size 10. I didn't go up to 11/12 till I was about 160. I'm 58 yrs old now, so that was quite awhile ago! I don't think the sizes have changed quite as much as you think, so REJOICE!! emoticon

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WORDLILY 6/16/2011 9:34AM

    Congrats on going down a pants size!

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MS_DOLLY 6/16/2011 8:03AM

    Ann Congrats on your loss!!!! I agree with the others, regardless of what the fashion industry is doing with the sizes, YOU are shedding those pounds and progressing. Don't let anything take that from you!

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FUNKY5RED 6/16/2011 7:58AM

    No matter what the number, you are still a smaller size. That is worth celebrating!

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SANDBBAR 6/16/2011 6:33AM

    I saw that story too! True it is, when I was younger and a size 9-10 I was around 125-130 pounds. But, you're doing great, and as long as the sizing is moving down, you're all set! Why do we get so hung up on numbers anyway??? But I do it...so I'm guilty as charged! emoticon

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KAKIPOPUP 6/16/2011 5:04AM

    30 years ago, I wore a size 12 at about 140 lbs....it is ridiculous!

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BAKERBARBARA 6/15/2011 11:41PM

    My mother-in-law wore a 12-14. I always thought she was the perfect size...now 12-14 is considered a PLUS size. What's going on with the fashion industry??

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