Bill, aka the Crazy Clock Guy, aka Hey You (tallguy) wrote,
Bill, aka the Crazy Clock Guy, aka Hey You

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Well, it was just a matter of time

I grabbed a pair of jeans from the closet this morning and threw them into my gymbag without looking at them. After my workout, I was getting dressed, and had a surprise.
These jeans, which fit comfortably a few months ago, are now so loose that they are literally falling down. I had to go to Target and buy a belt (which I needed to do anyway; see last week's entry). I probably have a few more like that, too loose for comfort with my reduced wastline. I still need a 38 waist, but I am convinced that if I can just drop five more pounds and focus on my midsection, I can get down to a 36, a size I haven't worn in over a decade. I'm not going to throw out the loose pants, just in case the weight that I lost comes back again over the winter.

I now am at the point that I have to divide my closet up into "fat clothes" and "skinny clothes"

I was also going through my dresser and sorting out T-shirts I can give away. For the longest time, I wore XL (extra-large) shirts, and still do for the most part. However, there were some shirts that were absolutely swimming on me. Those I will get rid of. I'm now to the point that I can wear L (large) shirts, and while they are a wee bit snug across the belly, actually fit quite nicely otherwise.

Normally, I'd be tickled pink about this, but the timing really isn't the best. Dang it, I don't have the money or desire to buy a new wardrobe. With belts and tucking, I can probably still wear my big clothes for a while longer, and just replace them with smaller sizes as they wear out or fall out of fashion.
Tags: weight loss
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