jeannieselby's Journal, 06 May 2019

I will not cry, nor will I hide from this mornings weigh in. I will turn this back around. I am a strong woman and I can do this.

Lane Bryant 26/28

(Do I donate this blouse? I know it's big, but it still looks good. Please give me your opinions.)
269.0 lb Lost so far: 28.0 lb.    Still to go: 104.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 06 May 2019:
2345 kcal Fat: 54.67g | Prot: 50.31g | Carb: 319.69g.   Breakfast: Garden of Life Women's Multi 40+ Organic Fruit Vitamin Chews, Trader Joe's Raw Brazil Nuts, Starbucks Iced White Chocolate Mocha w/Almond Milk, Califa Farms Coconut Almond Milk Blend, Dole Bananas, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes (Box). Lunch: Salad and Go BBQ Ranch Salad w/Tofu. Dinner: Meatless Burrito with Beans. Snacks/Other: Utz Sourdough Specials Pretzels, Little Debbie Swiss Cake Rolls. more...
on diet jeannieselby's own diet   gaining 18.7 lb a week

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You can do this and will turn it back around. The blouse still looks good, but is definitely on the bigger side. If you lose much more, I am afraid the blouse will have to go. What do the other FS members think? 
06 May 19 by member: shiny50
It looks comfortable. In my past experience I've tended to wear form fitting to show off the loss. To me something that hangs smoothly is more attractive than something so tight it shows bulges. 
06 May 19 by member: FullaBella
It looks comfortable and still looks nice and I would keep it for awhile. Probably until you start wearing shorter sleeves when the weather gets warmer. 
06 May 19 by member: Fishingwidow
I think it looks fine. Keep it!  
06 May 19 by member: Care954
I think it looks just fine, I have some myself that are a wee bit too big BUT until I lose some of the muffin tops I call them they are still in my closet.. 
06 May 19 by member: Re-energize
Def keep it. It looks good, and yes a little big. But some days you want a little big. So it is a win win for now 
06 May 19 by member: jessabridge4444
I'd keep it too for now. Like other comment said, some days you want loose, flowy and comfy. Only thing I consider since we're going into the summer months is if you would wear it since it's long sleeves.  
06 May 19 by member: Kedrake18
All the big clothes I kept were "wash and wear" fabrics, meaning no ironing needed. 😁 So I'll say...keep it even if it's big. I think that'll look good on you with leggings 😉 
06 May 19 by member: keyten77
If the shirt makes you feel good, then keep it! I think it looks nice! And yes, you will turn it back around. You are already on the right path by posting. Plus, you know that you cant actually gain 8 pounds in a couple of days. Its frustrating but not forever. 
06 May 19 by member: mbd121
its a nice color on you, and sometimes you just want something that is a little roomy/flowy. I think it looks very nice.  
06 May 19 by member: Pixie68
I feel your pain. I weighed in Thursday and then again this morning - gain of 4 pounds. I was traveling and feel off the carb wagon. Biscuits for breakfast, pizza for supper, etc.... can't look back, can't undo it. Climbed back on the carb wagon, went to the pool this afternoon, and started fresh today. As for the shirt, DONATE IT!!! Yes it is a good color for you, I am sure that is comfortable. But you have worked hard to get where you are. The shirt is the old you, If it doesn't show the great changes you have made, it does not belong in your wardrobe.  
06 May 19 by member: heartsurvivor
You will do it; I have faith in you! 
06 May 19 by member: DMZur
Keep it. Looks nice, great color. Just don't wear it with pants that are too big for you.  
06 May 19 by member: theVeggieCrusador
Good will it ! 
06 May 19 by member: phillipraimo
Thanks everyone for your recommendations. The keep it's have it with 10 votes, so I'll keep this one for one more go round. I truly appreciate everyone's comments. Fishingwidow just so you know the shirt is paper thin so it's one of those long sleeve shirts that I have to wear a cami under. It's definitely a spring/summer wear item, and so I'm fortunate that the temps here dropped back into the 80's this week, giving me an opportunity to go thru some more of those long sleeve shirts that I haven't worn for the purge yet. Supposed to stay this way all week, so fingers crossed that I can get a few more of those out of the closet before triple digits set in.  
07 May 19 by member: jeannieselby

     
 

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