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So I too went shopping!

Theresa6

Silver Member
#1
Allbeit not today but havent really had the chance to post since.

I went and did the food shop on Friday evening and didnt get home til gone 11pm!!!

Anyway.... I went into Dunnes (a bit like Asda with food and clothes) and picked up a few bits ofschool uniform for the kids. My skinny daughter was looking at clothes so I took a peek at what I might fit into in 3 weeks for my hols. I had seen a lovely dress weeks ago but I wasnt buying it in a size 16.. In the middle of the shop they had a rack of jeans all reduced between €5 & €7.. All size 12's would you have it... I was gutted... they were lovely and so cheap. I have promised myself I wont buy anything until the week before the holiday and besides, a size 12 wont fit yet. My daughter persuaded me to try them on anyway which I was a bit concerned about. I mean if they were way too tight then I would be so deflated and de-motivated. In the end curiosity got the better of me..... I tried them on..

OMGG they fitted and well at that!!! They are lovely and I feel so great its unreal. Total motivation to carry on until my hols!!!

I know Dunnes can be generous in their sizing but we moved to Ireland 7 years ago and have never been able to fit into any of their size 12's since then!!
 
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ChellyWellyBoot

I will be skinny again!!!
#2
AAAAHHHH!!!

thats brilliant chick!!! bet your chuffed :D xxxx
 

killercurls

I *will* be skinny again!
#3
that's awesome!! keep up the good work!! :D
 

Scotsmist

Life is not a Rehersal!
#4
Hi Theresa

Feels good - eh! This will keep you motivated for your hols...good news and hope you have a fab week after this...you will be feeling on cloud nine now.

Take care
 
#5
well done great feeling isnt it xxxx
 

MiniB

Here we go again!
#6
Congrats on the size 12s, that's great! Real motivation to keep going til your hols. Well done!
 

IrishMum

A little of everything!
#8
Dunnes aren't generous in their sizing- try a 'next' size 12 and you'll see what I mean!!!
That happened me in Oasis a few weeks back- I was trying on dresses in 16's (they are small fitting! LOL!) and the 14 fitted perfectly! But it didn't suit me so I didn't take it. Out of curiousity I tried on some jeans in next and the 12's fitted perfectly- so I hit Ebay when I got home and bought 4 pairs for 99p each! LOL! My dunnes 12's are still a little tight though? But they're low rise boyfriend ones so I'm making a bit of an allowance! (they were €8 in the sale rack too!)

Way to go!!!
 
#9
brilliant - it#'s great to get these extra boosts as well as the weekly weight loss!

I went shopping on Saturday and bought 2 new dresses from Monsoon for the upcoming hen weekend I have in a fortnight. both size 18 (no size 18s in there fitted me a fortnight ago!!) and a size 18 mac. I will be posting photos soon :)
 

IrishMum

A little of everything!
#10
Can't wait to see them Elle-emm!
 
#11
one of them is very 'me' and the other is so NOT me at all, lol. my friends are quite intrigued!

have put a photo from april in my photo section but have changed a LOT since then. i just never really do photos as i always hate them, hopefully that will change now :)
 

IrishMum

A little of everything!
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