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Drop in clothes size

S: 21st3lb C: 19st11lb G: 8st3lb BMI: 47.5 Loss: 1st6lb(6.73%)
#1
Hi All.

This is the second time I've lost this amount of weight, and the same thing has happened. Clothes are slightly loose, but nowhere near dropping a size.

Am interested in how long it took you to drop a size?

I'm not really too worried, because I know that it will happen. I am just wondering what the average is, especially if someone is as large as me (20 stone).

Thanks!
 
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S: 18st1lb C: 16st3lb G: 8st6lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 1st12lb(10.28%)
#3
I think it depends on the shape of your body. The last time I lost weight, I managed to lose about 20 lbs and still hadn't changed sizes. Of course it probably doesn't help that I mostly wear stretchy clothes anyway. Right now, I wear XL shirts, underwear and sweat pants most of the time.
 
S: 21st3lb C: 19st11lb G: 8st3lb BMI: 47.5 Loss: 1st6lb(6.73%)
#4
Thanks for the replies everyone.
 
S: 17st12lb C: 16st9lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 38.8 Loss: 1st3lb(6.8%)
#5
i have to lose 2 stone and maybe a little more to lose a dress size
xx
 

Bijoux

Fat Fighter
S: 20st13lb C: 14st13lb G: 11st6lb BMI: 32.7 Loss: 6st0lb(28.67%)
#6
If you are larger you will find it is probably a loss of a stone to two before you drop a dress size. I was almost 21st and after losing 2st I hadn't dropped a dress size yet. Since starting CD I have lost 4st and 3 dress sizes. So in essence it's been 2st off for a drop in dress size. However now am expecting a stone off for a dress size as I have lost all the excess weight in areas it shouldn't be i.e. waist, back etc etc. Hope this helps.
 
S: 20st3lb C: 20st3lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 45.7 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#7
Good question i was wondering the same. I was 17 st 3 last week and a size 20 for tops and bottoms.

Have lost 12lbs this week but still comfy in all my clothes so not down a size yet but havent tried any size 18's yet.

Cant wait to go down a couple of sizes!
 
S: 16st13lb C: 16st7lb G: 9st7.5lb BMI: 40.9 Loss: 0st6lb(2.53%)
#8
I started at 14st8lb, I found after a couple of weeks things feeling looser, I am only 5ft 3 too. I know I am a pear shape (hoping for an hourglass under there somewhere teehee)

I went from 18 (refusing to move into 20!) and now a 16, not tight, I tend to wear jeans so the are not very giving for any weight gain!!
 

Purple Hugs

Loves weight.. training!
S: 13st5.5lb C: 12st13lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 32.1 Loss: 0st6.5lb(3.47%)
#9
I have lost 20lb too (yippee to us both) :) But not dropped a size.. I can get into my 'skinny' 18's now though.. I can actually get into a 16 pair of jeans today but too much of a muffin going on for my liking! lol

We'll get there.. for sure! :D Well done on your weight loss :)
 
S: 18st8lb C: 18st8lb G: 9st9lb BMI: 42 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#10
I think i read on the weight watchers forum (Offical one) that you wont drop a dress size at first because, more thank likely alot of people tend to wear smaller sizes. If that makes sense. So in reality i wear a size 22 but i should really be a size 24. This means that the first dress size you drop will be the dress size you are now.

Hope that makes sense hunny xx
 
S: 21st3lb C: 19st11lb G: 8st3lb BMI: 47.5 Loss: 1st6lb(6.73%)
#11
Again, thank you for all your great replies. My housemate said that she could see a major change in the way I look (especially the way a specific shirt fits) I think I need to move out of thinking I am a fat person, and think of myself as I am becoming!
 


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