Tuesday, February 19, 2008

New clothes!

So yesterday I was at the mall & stopped by a clothing store that we have here called Maurice's. They recently started carrying a plus-sized selection, although pretty minimal. They also do the silly sizing like some plus-sized stores do, where they don't just label them 16/18, 20/22, etc. They size them 1, 2, and 3. What the hell? Just tell me what size I am, I don't need this silly number system! Well, I guess that's just for their tops... their bottoms are sized regularly, although they do run small.

So anyway, in November when I met one of my goals, I bought a new outfit from there (the sweater seen in the Thanksgiving picture on my picture blog). I was wearing a 3 on top, and I was unable to fit into any of their bottoms. I haven't really shopped for an outfit from there since, but yesterday I decided to stop in.

I found a really cute blue top... kind of like a thin t-shirt, but very very cute. I grabbed a size 3. And I decided to give their jeans a try. They didn't have flares in a 24, so I grabbed the 22, feeling very doubtful that they'd fit. Well, the top turned out to be a pillowcase on me, so I had the sales person bring me a 2. I was skeptical that it'd fit though, for some reason. And so imagine my surprise when I put the 2 top on, in combination with the 22 bottoms, and it looked like this:

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This is a very happy face:

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Tonight is my weigh-in. Once again, I feel skeptical that I'll hit my 50-pound mark. I just haven't been trying as hard as I should. Just kind of been half-assing it enough to get by & continue to lose at least a little. We'll see tonight though. I weigh in at 6.

9 comments:

Felicia said...

You look wonderful!!!

Best wishes on your weigh in tonight!!

Have a SUPER day!
*huggles*
=0)

Scale Junkie said...

Love the new outfit and YAY for the smaller sizes! The close up of your face is just gorgeous, you are beautiful!

I'll be thinking of you tonight and hoping that 50 pound mark comes this week!

Brittany said...

you look fantastic!!! that shirt is really cute!!! good luck on hitting 50! :)

Hanlie said...

You are doing so well! Your clothes are gorgeous, and you look beautiful! I really like the new hairdo!

Lidian said...

Love the clothes, love the hair - you look beautiful!

Chubby Chick said...

A very pretty face, too! :) You look great from the top of your head to the soles of your feet! I love the new "do" and the new outfit.

You are doing SO great, Teale! Keep up the good work! I KNOW that you are going to reach your goal!!! :)

Heather said...

you look so great! congrats on fitting in the smaller sizes!

heatherlo said...

Teale, you look absolutely adorable. Nothing else to say. :)

Krystle said...

Oh. My. GOSH! You look AMAZING!! You have really thinned up right in your waist! Lookin Good Teale!!

We have a Maurices here too! Love the store! When I weighed in at 250, I was SO glad they had the plus size... although I don't fit into those clothes anymore, I was VERY glad they had them when I needed them! It's a reassurance for us gals that there ARE cute clothes out there for us!

You look absolutely wonderful! Strut your stuff girl!