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It's alarming how charming I feel! (first dress in 20 yrs!)

Saturday, March 23, 2013

This is the first dress I've worn in over 20 years! Lots of reasons... Main one is shoes, I guess. My right foot still swells and I have large feet, so wearing shoes is still a huge problem for me. If you are wearing clunky mens shoes, dresses just don't quite look pretty... so, don't wear them. Another reason is the "chafing" that goes on... I KNOW you know what I mean (many of you are reading this with weight loss struggles of your own, so I KNOW you understand)... and well, that certainly is the least fun thing for anyone to experience... so, pretty much... 'nuff said.

This maxi dress is definitely within my comfort zone... I love the colors and I love the length. Before you ask... yes, I'm wearing some tight capri's underneath to make me feel better and confident... I may never get over that chafing worry. Question for those who have gotten over that... How did you? LOL

As for the shoes... I'm still working on that... I have a pair of slides and my foot was still visibly swollen, so that's still a concern of mine. I may not be wearing dresses ALOT, but hopefully, as I lose the rest of the weight, maybe some of that swelling will dissipate as well? I pray that it will.

So, needless to say, I feel pretty today. Oh so pretty! I feel pretty and witty and gay! And I pity any girl who isn't me today. (just kidding!) ;-)

Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    you look absolutely lovely! :-D

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HLTHYLIVN_BAM 3/29/2013 12:24PM

    Capris! Ok - I have worn my share of tunny shapers and control top nylons even when I don't want to wear nylons. Simple capris is GENIUS. I don't know why I have not done that before. It sounds comfy and supportive. LOVE IT.

You look great and cheers to you for feeling great!

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BOTTLEDIGGER 3/29/2013 7:15AM

    Oh, so pretty! Love it!!!!!! emoticon

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CLPURNELL 3/25/2013 10:16PM

    You look AMAZING!!!!

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CAREYBEARY77 3/25/2013 2:05PM

    I love it! I've lurked on your SparkPage a couple of times and I like it a lot. Thanks for posting. It's an inspiration.

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MISSYGEEN 3/25/2013 12:53PM

    I love the print on that dress. The hair style rocks too. It's amazing how the style of a hair cut shapes our face and completes the look. You look great. Good Luck reaching your goal.

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ROCKMAN6797 3/24/2013 12:32AM

    Looking good!


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WACFIT 3/23/2013 10:11PM

    Lookin' good!

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MAKETIMEFORME 3/23/2013 7:09PM

    You look really great!! emoticon

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 3/23/2013 6:13PM

    You look wonderful!

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FP4HLOSER 3/23/2013 5:44PM

    emoticon I have a pair of Natural Soul Mary Jane's by Naturalizer that I just love! Almost more comfy then my tennies and they look better with dresses!

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JESSICA_0029 3/23/2013 4:04PM

    Congrats you look amazing!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    Thanks for posting the pic - you look absolutely amazing - i hope this is the first of many dresses you'll start wearing! I'm always so envious of people who can just throw on a dress during the heat of summer! Enjoy!

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PURPLE180 3/23/2013 2:21PM

    Look at those toned arms. Wow, you look FABULOUS. Well done, emoticon

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BETHICANFLY 3/23/2013 1:44PM

    You look wonderful!!! emoticon

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NIKKICOLE83 3/23/2013 1:38PM

    Congratulations on this huge NSV! You look great! I tackle chafing by squirting some Gold Bond's medicated power (the one in the yellow bottle with the red cap) in between my legs after getting out of the shower and drying off. It will do you good most of the day.

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PRETTYPITHY 3/23/2013 1:14PM

    LOVE IT!!! Good for you. I love dresses and skirts and all things girly. I wore them at my highest weight, too, but it's even more fun now! emoticon

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