Shoe size

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  1. Stackhead

    Stackhead Slow and steady...

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    Has anyone else gone down a shoe size after losing weight?

    I get that I should drop dress sizes, but shoe size?!

    So many shoes I can't wear anymore :( I suppose I shouldn't complain but some of those shoes were pretty! :D

    xx
     
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  3. GrannieAnnie

    GrannieAnnie Silver Member

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    I found as I gained that I went up a shoe size.

    Hopefully it`ll go back down again.

    I have loads of shoes that are too small!! lol
     
  4. blue*smartie

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    I am now back to a size 7, after going up to a size 8.5 at my heaviest weight.
     
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    I've gone back down to the size I always thought I was after thinking shoe sizes were shrinking when I needed a larger size for the last few years.
     
  6. jadeelizabeth

    jadeelizabeth becoming a happier, healthier me

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    I hope not, I have 3st to lose and I'm only a size 3/4 now... I'll be in baby shoes by the time I'm at target
     
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    I remember my feet being size 6-7 when I was in my early twenties. I was a size 9 at my hugest. Im not sure what they are now, I still wear the size 9's but they *are* big & rattly :(
     
  8. Snakes and ladders

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    This is so interesting! I would love it if my shoe size went down (I'm a 9 and it can be tricky to find pretty shoes), but no luck so far - and I'm nearly at target!
     
  9. Stackhead

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    I've gone from an 8 to a 7. I don't understand how you lose weight from your feet to go down a size... I didn't think the tips of my toes were particularly hefty.. :S

    xx
     
  10. amelia23

    amelia23 1lb at a time

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    I hope so :)
     
  11. Snakes and ladders

    Snakes and ladders Silver Member

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    Maybe the extra weight pushes your arches flatter, thereby lengthening your foot?
     
  12. Stoffie

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    Worrying news...my feet are a size 3!!! It's hard enough finding shoes as it is without being covered in pink glitter and barbie stickers!
     
  13. ermintrude

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    I think it's just the width, bigger shoes sizes are both longer AND wider and fat people put weight on their feet just like everywhere else, so their feet become wider, just like your waist. Also as they're wider you can't bung them down to the pointy end of the shoe so easily, so you're wasting toe-length :D That's my theory anyway :p
     
  14. KittenKat

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    My feet are only a size 3, but have been for years, even when I was a size 8/10, so I have my fingers crossed that they won't shrunk the more weight I lose!
     
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    :8855:

    Now that is rubbish!!

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    I can so sympathise with you here - trying to find nice shoes in a size 3 can be a nightmare!
     
  17. Princess_Stevie

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    Worryingly, I quite like the sound of those. Hehehe :D
     
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    :) I might confess to a few pairs of the pink glitter variety but I draw the line at Barbie!!
     
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    I wont mention my love for Miss Selfridge's Barbie range then :eek:
     
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    hahahaha yes my feet has shrunk, how random is that?!?! i just thought i was alittle different with my feet shrinking as well as my body but was in a 7 can now fit a 6 1/2 or a 6!!! not complaining though!! x
     
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    I like the idea of being able to bung them down to the pointy end :D
     
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