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Can I have a refund as it is too big...

#1
I know I finished this mad diet 7 months ago now but I had to take a shirt back to River Island yesterday as when I got home and tried it on it was too big.

It is such a head trip to buy clothes in River Island in the first place net alone take them back and ask for a refund as they hang off you.

Woooohooooo!!
 
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#2
Excellent!!!!!
Some of my clothes are getting too big now - but I can't wait til I can shop in "normal" shops too - how brill must that feel!!!!
 
#3
I still feel so self concious in there though and that people are looking at me thinking what is that "untrendy" fool doing in here.

And I always pick the biggest size I can find and then work down!

And whenever I go to put on a top I always say "this will never fit" before I try it.

They say it takes a year to feel slim after you finish losing weight but after 7 months I don't feel that I am slim at all!

I am not denying it as the scales don't lie but I still expect to wake up in the morning 12 stone heavier again.

Bizarre my brain!!
 
#5
Mad but not surprising! I don't know how long your were 'big' but I expect compared to how long you have been 'normal', it was a long time.
Give yourself time, believe those scales and the mirror and your head will catch up in time. Love
 
S: 18st11lb C: 12st4lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 27.8 Loss: 6st7lb(34.6%)
#6
Mini's just copied and pasted this thread to me, Mike as I've said something similar on my own diary thread about how I think I'll always consider myself as a 'work in progress'.

I've bought some clothes recently which I was sure were 'my size' .. only to find they're actually too big for me. In fact, I'm taking a skirt to a place that does alterations later today to get the waist taken in (by about 5"!). I've never even worn it, but I like it too much to return it to the shop.

I got a denim jacket through the post today that I bought on eBay and when I took it out of the packet, my immediate thought was "It's so tiny! That'll never fit me!" .. but it's a perfect fit.

I think somehow our brains might never catch up with how our bodies look now .. but as long as the (smaller size) clothes fit, who cares eh? :)
 

Soraya

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S: 12st11lb C: 11st12lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 29.4 Loss: 0st13lb(7.26%)
#7
I bought something in a size 12 recently and kept waiting for them to point out I'd picked the wrong size and that it wasn't a 22!!

Still shopping at M&S but haven't plucked up the courage to go anywhere trendy.
 
#8
I am 4 sizes smaller than I used to be and still pick out stuff in a 20, I am a 16/18 now, I look at stuff on the hanger in the shop & think 'That will never fit' so go for a bigger size and guess what I get home and it's too big, good for exercise though cause I have to wlk back up town and exchange it!

I bought some clothes about a month ago in Tesco in the sales, 1 top was a size 14 thinking ideal for Xmas, I am off on hols next Sat and did all my holiday washing earlier and tried it on and it fits! I was so pleased so I washed it & will be coming with me!

It is strange how are brains work.....
 


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