Friday, February 6, 2009

Good Things About Weight Loss, Part I

One word: Choices.

I have so many more choices now when it comes to shopping for clothes. I can go into practically any store (well, not stores like The Limited or American Eagle because, let's face it, I am too *ahem* mature for their selections) and try on whatever I want to because they carry my size. And then, I can pick and choose what I want to buy, instead of having to purchase something because I am desperate for clothes and it, whatever it is, fits. I can shop around for the best deals, because I am not limited to a couple of stores or tiny sections in department stores. Last Saturday I went to Macy's and was amazed as I moved from section to section, choosing items to try on. The selections were endless! And the cool thing? Every piece of clothing that I chose to try on actually fit. Un-frickin-believable! In the end, I only bought one thing - an up-to-the-minute, in-style now tangerine-colored cardigan that will coordinate nicely with several of my shirts. Just something to perk myself up...a little reward along the way. Yes, I'm definitely liking the choices!

5 comments:

  1. It's a crazy feeling to pull off the rack clothes and try them on, isn't it?

    Kudos to you!

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  2. Since I'm just beginning, I'm not even close to getting nice smaller clothes. I'm still off-the-rack Plus Size at Wal-Mart. Yuck. But someday.... Vee www.veegettinghealthy.blogspot.com

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  3. Me too! I love going to the regular sizes and having so many choices and the best part is I don't have to wear the granny looking clothes anymore. YAY, for us!!

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  4. I'm not there yet, but I'm sure looking forward to it. Thanks for sharing your happiness - it's very motivating!

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