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I went down a dress size, so I bought 2 dresses....

Monday, February 21, 2011

I need pants for work, BADLY. I have to wear jeans too many times during the week and I don't feel professional but I only have ONE pair of dress slacks at this point and time. So when I was down closer to where there are retail stores (I live in "hickville"- not close to anything!) I decided I would once again try to find some pants.

I am a difficult fit. I am a petite- yet in women's size and that is not always so easy to find, even on line. So I spent an afternoon trying several pairs of pants (NONE that I loved, but I need pants!) and of course I am now INBETWEEN sizes so I can't by either size (I did find ONE pair, thank goodness) because it would be a waste of money. Any time I buy something a little small and say, "all I have to do is lose a few pounds and then these will fit"- I never lose the weight and it is a waste of money (and I think it jinxes me!). So I thought maybe I have to succumb to skirts or dresses. I rarely wear them because of stockings and tights are NOT comfortable for me at this weight. SO I took a few into the dressing room and BOOM... I am down a full dress size and I really liked two of them.. so I bit the bullet and purchased them. I hope I wear them! I now need shoes.... and I have to figure out the nylon,tight thing. But they looked good on me and were comfortable.

You can see why I HATE clothes shopping... it is such a drag and one day I dream of going into a store (one that is not "plus" size oriented) and try on anything and feel good.... Actually the event did NOT bring me down- it motivated me... Thank Goodness, many times after a difficult trip (usually because I can never find pants) I berate myself and start with the pathetic self loathing. Not this time.. I will look at the positive and wear my dresses with pride!

And one day I will have pants!! LOL!! Whatever....
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    SO PROUD of you, Amy! Keep up the great work!
    2621 days ago
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    Woohoo...good for you! Shopping is so very frustrating even at the best of times. Too many companies are all over the place with sizing! Glad you found something that makes you feel great. Now just complete the outfit and wear them with pride!
    2621 days ago
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