CarrieV.'s Journal, 26 April 2018

So, I'm close to losing 20lbs and my pants are getting big on me. I also have some very worn out jeans (because I hate shopping when I'm so heavy) so I went to Goodwill and bought some new jeans today in my new size! I refuse to pay full price when I'm losing weight and know they won't be worn for too long!! I was so happy to buy smaller sizes! I feel like I'm on cloud 9! ☁️ πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

Diet Calendar Entry for 26 April 2018:
702 kcal Fat: 33.33g | Prot: 48.74g | Carb: 50.80g.   Lunch: Bacon and Spinach Quiche, Grape Tomatoes. Dinner: Skinless Chicken Breast, Baked Sweetpotato (Peel Not Eaten), Green Leaf Lettuce , Grape Tomatoes, Ken's Steak House Honey Balsamic Dressing. more...
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Happy new pants dance!  
26 Apr 18 by member: MillaLite
Non Scale Victory!!!!! I love the thrift shops, have found some amazing bargains there. Now I am shopping my own closet - clothes from years ago fit again. I donated all my larger size stuff to Goodwill. 
26 Apr 18 by member: gz9gjg
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26 Apr 18 by member: CarrieV.
I know I stashed a box of clothes I outgrew somewhere, I just can't find them. πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ Hopefully they are in the garage... my husband stacked a bunch of things that I'm unwilling to mess up! Lol πŸ˜†  
26 Apr 18 by member: CarrieV.
Better have the hubby dig them out soon. You're gonna need 'em!  
26 Apr 18 by member: MillaLite
Congrats CarrieV! That is awesome. 
26 Apr 18 by member: ChicaLean
i have a funny goodwill story. i am also very close to losing 20 lbs and all my favorite jeans are also too big. i seem to be fitting in mostly 10s. which is fine. but there is this one pair of 12s that just didn't t fit no matter what until last week. i wore them out walking last night and they were really rubbing me raw on the waist. well, once i got home, i pulled a thread and lo and behold, whoever had them before me had taken them in a good inch on each side of the waist and done a really good job. i had wasted all this time wondering why this one pair didn't fit, and it's because they were altered quite a bit. now, it's working for me and i will probably go back and resew that alteration. 
26 Apr 18 by member: Katsolo
Congrats! 
26 Apr 18 by member: marshakanady
Awesome job. 
26 Apr 18 by member: castlegull
That’s a great Goodwill story. I mostly use safety pins for my alterations. 
26 Apr 18 by member: Sarah1950
Fantastic accomplishment, Carrie!  
26 Apr 18 by member: Gingerk65
another plus, buying and selling secondhand is good for humanity, the environment, the local economy and the economy in your nation and world as a whole. it puts money and clothes at reasonable prices in the hands of hard working people with good intentions rather than large careless companies owned by the rich 1% that will do anything to amass cash and power, hurting people, animals, environments, economy, and freedom. good on you. :)  
26 Apr 18 by member: fhhgd
@fhhgd I wholeheartedly agree! Goodwill has helped a lot of people I know become employable and find new career paths. They are a good company. I love supporting them and donate to them a couple times a year.  
26 Apr 18 by member: CarrieV.
Great Success! Your doing good. Agreed, it is a pain to keep having to buy clothes... Rather spend money on other things while still pursuing weight loss. Congratulations!  
26 Apr 18 by member: wright2018
Wooohooo Happy new pants dance indeed! Good for you! I agree its such a great feeling of progress and accomplishment! Very happy for you, keep it up! 
26 Apr 18 by member: JLente
How exciting!! 
26 Apr 18 by member: Charlotte_15
Maybe try garage sales? 
26 Apr 18 by member: Jatate
Yay! New clothes, even if used, are stillnnnnew to you and fun. Congratulations on the loss 😁 
26 Apr 18 by member: tinast
I've done the same thing !!! 
27 Apr 18 by member: DO N OK
There are some great second hand shops on the internet. I use swap.com 
27 Apr 18 by member: Oppaloopa

     
 

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