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My "proud" moment at Next

Harrie

Silver Member
S: 9st12lb C: 9st4lb G: 8st10lb BMI: 24.6 Loss: 0st8lb(5.8%)
#1
Me to assistant in the changing rooms: "Excuse me, do you have these in an eight?"

First time ever!!!!!

And then I went round telling everyone that obviously Next's sizing was wrong and they were too generous. I'm so angry with myself - why did I have to belittle what is for me a huge achievement? Does anyone else do this?
 
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Leanne89

Full Member
S: 16st9.5lb C: 16st9.5lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 40.7 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#2
Well done it great when that happens! but ive a long way to go before i become a size 8 lol
 

Minders

Finding inspiration
S: 17st9lb C: 14st5lb G: 12st7lb Loss: 3st4lb(18.62%)
#3
Not a size 8, but I did buy a size 18 trousers last night that look fab. Considering I was about a 24-26 back in October, I'm pretty pleased with myself :D

And for a Gok Wan style boost, I'm even wearing a pair of "magic pants" under them to help smooth a few bumps. I'm feeling pretty good right now...
 

cocktailprincess

Still rockin' it
S: 18st13lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 23.8 Loss: 8st1lb(42.64%)
#4
Harrie and Minders!
What fantastic stories- amazingly inspiring guys. These are the things that keep us all going so thanks for sharing
xxxxx
 

squiddie

Getting fit for 30!
S: 25st5lb C: 25st5lb G: 11st1lb BMI: 54 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#5
Congrats everyone its brilliant! Harrie - I think we all belittle our success because we either are angry we didn't do it sooner or we've always had low self esteem, it's time to boost it - congratluations on your success xxx
 
S: 12st6lb C: 11st12lb G: 8st6lb BMI: 28.5 Loss: 0st8lb(4.6%)
#6
Congrats! I did the same when I got in to a 12 - oh they are big 12's I refuse to accept that I am a 12 despite the fact that 14's hang of me and I can wear 12's in work trouser and Jeans!
 

Donnie46

Slow but sure....
S: 22st0lb C: 19st7lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 55.1 Loss: 2st7lb(11.36%)
#7
That's a wonderful acheivement Harrie, well done and wear your sizes 8's with pride, X
 

Rachella

Silver Member
S: 14st13lb C: 10st13lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 24 Loss: 4st0lb(26.79%)
#8
Congrats! I did the same when I got in to a 12 - oh they are big 12's I refuse to accept that I am a 12 despite the fact that 14's hang of me and I can wear 12's in work trouser and Jeans!
that's how I see it too - I still can't quite believe I can fit into a size 12, keep thinking that it must be just the shops where I've tried stuff on - M&S and Oasis, I'm nervous to go to shops like Zara where I've not bought anything for at least 5 years... tomorrow I'm going to the new Westfield shopping centre with my mum so I'm going to be brave and try lots of stuff on in lots of shops!!!
 

judimac

Mad old Bat with Attitude
S: 14st5lb
#10
Congratulations both of you! (goes upstairs to try on the size 18 trousers I got from Tesco last year! Never been worn!)
 


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