Tuesday, April 23, 2013
I finally did it. I parted with my favorite purple sweater. It was time. I had undergrown it. This wasn't a really recent development. I should have said goodbye this winter. But it is my favorite sweater. It is a deep purple with a V-neck. It isn't too heavy (I tend to be a warm person, and I'm pretty well insulated) and works great with a lacy cami under it. I put it on last week with the intention of wearing it out. I looked in the mirror and realized it looked pretty ridiculous. Part of me wants to hang on to it, because I like it so much. But the rational part of me decided it needs to get out of the house. I don't need to hang on to clothes that are too big for me. I do much better if I only have clothes that fit. Not extra sizes "just in case" I happen to gain or lose weight. I will get new clothes as I need them, but I purged the small sizes several years ago. It was good because they were starting to get outdated anyway.
So....goodbye favorite purple sweater. I hope you make someone else as happy as you made me.