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And so it starts!

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Actual SIGNS of weight loss! - I opted not to go for the number I see on the scale, but for the number that my tape measure, measures around my waist/bust and hips. I started out with these measurements on May 10th (exactly 2wks ago) Height 5'7"
Bust 46" (wearing a 40DDD bra)
Waist 36.5"
Hips 45 And my measurements now: Bust 45" Waist 35" Hips 45" And while Im glad Im losing inches, Im even more glad Im not losing them so much in the hips - Id like to keep some of that curve (for those of you who dont know, I lack in the BEHIND department!) I knew something was up - I knew I had lost some weight/inches - when I tried on a dress I had purchased from Etsy, which measurements were mine exactly - and it was a bit big! I woke up this morning, a bit annoyed because most of my pretty dresses were at the dry cleaner - and the rest...I just wasnt in the mood to wear.  I stood in front of my closet wearing a white slip, annoyed.  But then I realized I had a black wrap dress, that Ive had for --- AGES! -- I took it off the hanger and tried it on.  Sure, it fit.  I could tie it. The arms were fine...but I was afraid to look in the mirror at the bulges that were there.  This dress is rayon jersey, and quite form fitting.  I was afraid!  I went downstairs and looked in the mirror and said - hell, it isnt so bad!   Here is a photo of me wearing the exact same dress, in 2004.  I was about 150lbs here, and wearing a size 8/10.  Mind you, the dress is marked, "medium"
My hair was blonde, yes.  I was really tan, yes.  And I was showing cleavage!  YES!
That was taken 8yrs ago, when I was 28.  Im 36 now and I feel a little weird about showing that much boob.  So I wore a scarf over my neck today.  Plus, Im a little bustier now, and they are a bit more exposed.  But otherwise, the dress looks great!  What do you think?!  I havent been able to wear it for years!
Who would have thought, 2-3-4 days a week of working out (in this case, hiking) and watching what I eat, would show such results! - While this may not be a lot to some people, its monumental to me.  Its really not that hard, either!  This is now, just even more incentive for me to keep at it and work harder.  


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  • Lola on

    You are an inspiration!

  • Julie Bergmans on

    Fantastic! That's absolutely swell, and I love the dress on you. The scarf makes it really classic, too.

  • Anonymous on

    Awesome! I bet the good mood from hiking is helping with staying motivated! :)


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