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DRESS SIZES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#1
Hi all i'm 5ft 1, I was just wondering how many stones/lbs it took people to drop a dress size i'm guessing the shorter you are the more weight you have to lose to drop a size is this correct?.......... if you could let me know how tall you are and how many lbs it took i'd be grateful!!!!!

Thanks
xxxxx
 
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#2
I think it's the other way roungd Mel. I'm 5ft 10 so one pong spread all 0ver me is thinner than 1lb spread all over y 5ft 1 inch friend who has lost half the weight I have but has lost inches more!
 
#3
thanks let me out i have lost 18lb but the dress isze doesn't seem to getting much better if you know wat i mean even though i have lost 6.5 inches off my waist
 
#4
6.5 inches is amazing! Well done. I think I've been stretching my clothes and squeezing in as smaller ones don't fit even though my usual clothes are dropping off me!!
 

Diva2B

Striving to be good.....
#6
Hi Mellie.....

In very general terms, one stone in weighloss equals a dress size
18lbs in two weeks..... you must be delighted!

Well done you!

Michelle x
 

Diva2B

Striving to be good.....
#9
Hmmmmm not too sure about that...... I used to be a WW 'helper' and this is something that we generally tended to find with people who lost a stone then it was about a dress size. That said, weightloss is much more rapid with CD (HURRAH!!) so perhaps the body takes a wee while to catch up???? I dont really know for sure.
I must admit that i bought a suit in the sales for work and i had hoped that losing a stone would get me into them.... but not yet....... I am hopeful tho!
Just take delight in your losses Mellie,,, the rest will follow..... chances are that you won't be using some of the clothes you squish into now in a few weeks ;)
What a fab thought that is eh?? weight loss AND a whole new wardrobe!

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO can hardly wait!!

Mikki xx
 
#10
Hi Mellie

I'm 5ft 1 aswell, can't remember exactly when I first dropped a dress size but I know initially it took more weight to drop sizes and then as I got smaller it got quicker if you see what I mean. I am now 8st 13 and a 8/10 bottom, 10/12 top if that helps.

Gxx
 
#11
I've lost 2 stone altogether, and I'm still not in the next size down, even though all my current size 18 clothes are practically hanging off me! I'm at a loss to understand why. I've lost loads of inches, but still nothing.

Hopefully this will change all of a sudden and I'll go down 2 dress sizes in one go :D

Theresa x
 

AliosnV

Cambridge Diet Counsellor
#12
I'm 5'2" and lost a stone last year but went from a size 16 being tight to wearing size 12's from cheaper clothes shops ( which tend to be slightly smaller).
If that's any help, but I think i'm just a bit weird because I can weigh the same but at different times of my life wear different sizes at that weight IYKWIM

HTH

Alix
 
#13
Hi Mellie, I'm 5 foot 2. I've only bought the one dress since being on CD (Christmas!) and found that I lost 3 1/2 stone to go from a size 22/24 to a 14 (both Evans styles / sizes).

I think it depends on where a person carries their weight and where it goes from first re smaller dress sizes.
 
#14
Thanks everyone i'm currently in a size 22/24 and hoping to be a 16/18 by june do u think it's possible?.... thanks for all the replies they have helped x and georgie u look ab i aspire to have a bod like that!!!!!!!!
 
#16
I think everyone's different. I was roughly 16/18 lost 2 stone and now can fit into some 14s and some 16s are ok or slightly loose. Want to lose another 2-3 stone but don't expect to get below a size 12!
 
#17
You will do it Mellie

We have every faith in you. You are doing excellent so far!!!!

Keep up the good work and all of a suddent you will drop a couple of sizes cos it must be going from somewhere.

Take Care

Michelle x
 


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