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Thanks, Mrs. B!

Mrs. B has been losing a lot of weight lately. I didn't realize how much until she invited me over to let me go through stuff that is too big for her! I was very happy to do so. She was afraid I'd feel insulted by the offer. Why would I be insulted? If I don't want it, I don't have to take it home, and really, I'm just as fat with or without the offer, you know... It's useful to recycle and spend a little time fellowshipping together while I go through the goods.
In fact, I'm going to pray we both lose weight at the same pace so I can have a new winter wardrobe in the fall. What you're seeing in the second picture is just a few of the things that hadn't been thrown in the washer yet. She presented me with the clothes perfectly clean, but because we have sensory issues in our house I must wash everything again so I can smell like "our" brand of dryer sheets LOL!
I can't wait to wear some of this good stuff. As you can see from the top picture, I still look about six months pregnant. The BMI charts tell me I am MORE than 100 pounds over my ideal weight. Bleh. I'd be happy to just lose 50 and forget the chart.


  1. I'm with ya sister--off to weigh in at my WW meeting tomorrow. Last week, I was up a pound. Woo hoo! Who does that? Pshh, it's not right. xo

  2. I lost 35 lbs. Then I gained back 12. I've got too many too lose, and no motivation. So, I understand how you feel.

    Ultimately, I had decided that I want to see my grandkids. I want to be a fun grandma. Not a wheelchair bound gimp.

    Hey, maybe I'll go for a walk tomorrow...

  3. Hey honestly you don't look that bad! (as in according to the bmi chart) I wouldn't have guessed that at all. That is so cool that you got all those new clothes.
    I had to give all of my clothes that didn't fit anymore to my friend's teenage daughter (yeah those clothes were stylish)(not so with the ones I have to wear now)because she lost a lot of weight. Boy that took the wind out of my sails.

  4. Yep Id love to forget the chart too! LOL

  5. Woo hoo to new clothes! Doesn't matter where they came from ... they are new to you! And you damn fine for a girl who's had 6 kids!


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