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Non Scale Victory I Never Expected

Monday, April 08, 2013

Woo Woo. There's actually a post I've been meaning to write ... and I'll get to it sometime this week - but I just had to post about a surprise NSV I got yesterday.

Shoes! My shoes! My (slightly high) platform wedgies that should have fit so well but that I have never worn because they don't - they hurt my feet and legs - don't! All this fitness and strength training I've been doing coupled with carrying around less weight overall made these cute shoes not just fit but feel great!

I'm wearing them today.

Warm weather is here at last after the longest coldest spring I can remember. Yesterday afternoon I had a few hours alone and I pulled out the two big tubs of summer clothes and went shopping. I tried on tops and skirts and dresses and shorts. I tried this with that and that with this. I tried belts and jewelry and shoes and that's when I discovered that shoes I used to think about wearing but did not - because they made my feet hurt or my knees - didn't do that any more. My strong legs and good balance and toned muscles keep it all together and those shoes are just fine.

and there is another Big Pile of things to give to the Goodwill. Only one thing is just perfect for my cousin - it's really more her sort of red than mine. She's cherry red. I'm tomato.

And I sat down with Himself and pointed out that we own clothes we never wear. Anything we think we like gets 12 more months and if we don't wear it by then - out it goes - no matter now nice it is. This is a no loitering closet.

Happy Monday to you all! May you have a NSV this week.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MOBYCARP 4/11/2013 6:59AM

    I gave away a lot of clothes that no longer fit in 2012, but I *still* struggle with getting rid of clothes just because I want the closet space. I probably should put a closet review reminder on my calendar, because I only tend to think about it when I don't have time to make a considered, nonemotional decision.

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MOSTMOM1 4/8/2013 4:24PM

    Woohoo!!! Great NSV!

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ENG_TV 4/8/2013 11:23AM

    Cute shoes! Love the idea of a no loitering closet. Need to make that my goal too!

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CHICVINTAGE 4/8/2013 11:12AM

    That's fantastic! I love the shoes and have been looking for some just like them to wear with my retro bathing suit. Mind sharing where you bought them?

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DAYHIKER 4/8/2013 9:53AM

    Cute shoes and a great victory! emoticon It's a great encouragement to keep you keeping on and to those of us who are struggling as well! emoticon


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MSLZZY 4/8/2013 9:47AM

    Cute shoes and hurrah for cleaner closets. Someone will be blessed with what you no longer need-a true NSV!

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CAROLJEAN64 4/8/2013 9:10AM

    Love the shoes and love the idea of a "no loitering closets."

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JLITT62 4/8/2013 8:39AM

    That is a great NSV!

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CELIAMINER 4/8/2013 8:38AM

    Me, too! Love the NSVs!

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MIDROAD 4/8/2013 8:36AM

    You're rocking those shoes, awesome!

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NELLJONES 4/8/2013 8:21AM

    We always think of weight loss in terms of pants, but it works for shoes, too. emoticon

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BARB4HEALTH 4/8/2013 8:20AM

    emoticon It is wonderful to have a comfortable pair of shoes and a great Victory!

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NSPIXIE 4/8/2013 7:56AM

    Awesome! I really like those shoes!

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1935MARY 4/8/2013 7:45AM

    Great I too, can wear shoes I couldn't . Bras that were to tight fit now. This is just Awesome. When the scale don't show it, the clothes always does. emoticon Those are cute shoes.

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