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NFLATTE Posts: 9,550
11/8/12 10:41 P

8-10 lbs.

JENNIK2 Posts: 1,831
11/8/12 10:15 P

about 15-20

ETHELMERZ Posts: 21,081
11/8/12 10:09 P

12 or 13 lbs. I dislike that sausage look of someone squeezing their butt into clothing, just to wear it........

11/8/12 9:47 P

I've lost 40 pounds and gone down 2-3 sizes. I'll go ahead and say 3 sizes. I went from a tight 16/ some 18s to a comfortable size 12. There is a bigger difference in bigger sizes than there are in smaller sizes. I hope to lose 25 pounds and go down 2 more sizes.

ONLINEASLLOU SparkPoints: (73,365)
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11/8/12 9:05 P

For me, it's been about 20 pounds. I started as an 18-20 (short). Now that I have lost 40 pounds, I wear a 14-16 (petite), depending on the brand and style. My goal is to wear a 12 petite.

SKINNYMISSKASEY SparkPoints: (114,139)
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11/8/12 6:15 P

When I went from size 24-20 it seemed about 25lb, then going from 20-10, it was on average 17lbs. I've gone back up about 40lbs, and two sizes. I am a 14 at 195-200lbs.

LOVESTOWALK49 Posts: 705
11/8/12 6:02 P

about 7

GRANDMABABA SparkPoints: (304,636)
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11/8/12 5:46 P


KACEYSW Posts: 5,858
11/8/12 5:26 P

For me it is 15 - 20 lbs lost.

11/8/12 4:49 P

about 10

TAG4ME SparkPoints: (198,068)
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11/8/12 3:42 P

I think the amount of weight would be different for different people. I've lost 25-30 lbs and dropped about 3 sizes - so maybe 10 pounds per size?

LOUNMOUN Posts: 1,334
11/8/12 12:55 P

I don't know.
I've lost about 7 lbs and my measurements haven't changed enough to be in a different size clothing. I believe 15-20 lbs might be significant enough to move to another size for me.

Edited by: LOUNMOUN at: 11/8/2012 (18:05)
LASKIE2 SparkPoints: (69,856)
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11/8/12 12:48 P

10 pounds

-VIXEN- SparkPoints: (25,082)
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11/8/12 12:12 P

For me, it's around 10 pounds, but not always. Like with pants, they will be super loose around the waist but still snug in the hips. So I might not drop a size, but they sure fit differently.

AMARISRON Posts: 1,205
11/8/12 11:57 A

10 pounds

11/8/12 11:49 A

8-10 lbs is a size for me.

PDSLIM SparkPoints: (471,463)
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11/8/12 10:23 A

It depends on how flabby you are. 7-12 lbs generally. But was down at least 1 size without any weight loss. I just firmed up by more activity after retirement.

ONMYWEIGH60 Posts: 805
11/4/12 12:00 A


EWILLIAMS1000 Posts: 242
11/3/12 11:42 P

I agree with the 10 lbs. I have lost 20 lbs and have lost 2 dress sizes. More like pant size. From 205 and tight 18 to 185 and a loose 14.

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11/3/12 11:40 P

10 pounds.

1LIFE4ME Posts: 561
11/3/12 10:54 P

15 lbs.

BANKER-CHUCK Posts: 6,780
10/26/12 12:01 P

12 lbs

KMF2012 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/12 11:52 A

Losing 10 didn't take me to a new size, but made the size I am in fit much better. So I'd say 10 to 12 pounds. Can't wait for that to happen again.

IMELECTRIC SparkPoints: (14,798)
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10/26/12 11:46 A

For me it was about 15lbs a size.

LISAN0415 SparkPoints: (9,164)
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10/26/12 3:40 A

@ Jennifer, I think That size differnce is coming, sometimes i weight loss the first few pounds in lost in the face and some water weight, then by the 15th pound, it coes off the abs, thighs and rear. After I had my son it seemed like it took about 16 lbs before I noticed a size difference in my jeans, then after that it only took another 8 lbs to see another size down. Good luck, you are doing great!

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10/25/12 7:18 A

about 10 for me

FAITHP44 Posts: 8,829
10/25/12 4:00 A

I've lost 32 pounds slowly over 2 years and have gone from a 20 to 18 UK sizes.

LISAN0415 SparkPoints: (9,164)
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10/25/12 3:36 A

Wow, congratulations on your 50 lbs! I bet soon enough you will see lots of clothes that you didn't think would fit, but will! Good for you!

NAUSIKAA Posts: 4,848
10/24/12 3:50 P

usually about 10 lbs, but I had to drop 90 lbs to go down a single bra cup size :(

SCHEALTHNUTT SparkPoints: (49,055)
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10/24/12 3:22 P

10 lbs

CHERYLL1949 SparkPoints: (65,346)
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10/24/12 2:13 P

It was about 15lbs for me!

YOJULEZ SparkPoints: (15,981)
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10/24/12 2:07 P

I lost 40lbs but am only down 2-3 sizes. I started at a 14 or 16 (ie I was wearing 14s but probably should have been wearing 16s), and I wear a pretty solid 10 now. I can wear mediums in some tops now, whereas before it was L or XL. A lot of my weight lost came from my upper arms, my face, my lower legs and around my middle area, so that would make sense. I still have wider hips, thicker thighs, plenty of junk in the trunk and my chest is still pretty much the same size.

JENNN77 SparkPoints: (144,736)
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10/24/12 2:06 P

I've lost about 55lbs and gone from a tight 16 to a comfortable 12.

This depends on the style, cut and brand of clothing. Sizes aren't regulated, so I have different brands of jeans in the same size that all fit different.

This also depends on where you are carrying the weight. All my pants look too big because my thighs are toned & pants look baggy, but my hips just fit comfortably in the 12s. Also my shirts are big around the shoulders and just right around the hips.

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10/24/12 12:35 P

Depends, when I was bigger it was 20-30 but now that I'm small, if I even lose 5 pounds I can go down a size...But that's to a 00 so I'd like to stay where I am!

ARTSYGIRLV2 Posts: 1,243
10/24/12 12:20 P

Always 5 #

KARENCRANER Posts: 3,425
10/24/12 12:01 P

It must depend on how big you are to begin with. My starting weight was 328, yikes! I have lost 50, and I am still wearing the same "size." However, I'm at the lower register of the size rather than the higher, and several things fit well, while I couldn't even breathe in them before. I figure another 20, and I'll drop a true size.

BOOKWORM27S SparkPoints: (0)
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10/24/12 11:58 A

5 lbs.

TXTOAD9970 SparkPoints: (60,041)
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10/24/12 11:57 A

I don't know - I've lost 12 pounds so far and I am still wearing the same size

10/24/12 11:54 A

about 10#, but it does vary

SPOORK Posts: 1,193
10/24/12 9:49 A

7 lbs

KKKAREN Posts: 12,754
10/24/12 9:13 A

about 10 lbs for me

QUADCMOM SparkPoints: (108,948)
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10/24/12 9:11 A

About 10 pounds

SAE2012 Posts: 910
10/24/12 8:51 A

8 lbs and wearing the same size.

LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 26,747
10/24/12 8:42 A

25 pounds... still the same size, even in jeans.

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,750
10/24/12 6:22 A

25 pounds

AQUAGIRL08 Posts: 15,782
10/24/12 6:21 A

It depends upon how heavy I am to begin with. When I weigh more, it takes 20-30 pounds to drop a size. When I'm slim, it takes 10-15 pounds to drop a size.

PUDLECRAZY Posts: 4,471
10/24/12 5:44 A

That entirely depends.

For one thing, sizing is so poorly regulated, one style might be one size and a different style even in the same brand the size can be totally different. So basing things on size is an exercise in futility.

That said, it depends on how toned I am. I can not lose any weight and lose a size if I have been lifting weights and toning my core, I can gain a size of my core is flabby.

Edited by: PUDLECRAZY at: 10/24/2012 (05:45)
ONELITTLEPILL SparkPoints: (72,655)
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10/24/12 4:58 A

totally depends; for me it's much more a matter of toning/inches lost vs. weight on the scale

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10/24/12 3:54 A


LISAN0415 SparkPoints: (9,164)
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10/24/12 3:17 A

I have heard many women say for them 8 pounds lost is 1 size down, and then I have heard others say it's as much as 16 lbs. My special K box had advertised "lose 6 lbs and lose a jean size" and they mention doing that in 2 weeks.

I was wondering what your expirience has been. For me it seems about 12 lbs lost is one size down.


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