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Why did my feet get smaller?

Started by Weas123, Jan 24, 2009 1:00 PM
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    I love my band!!

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Posted January 24, 2009 - 1:00 PM

Okay, I've lost a lot of weight, and I went from a size 11 shoe to a 9. What the heck? Anyone else experience this? WHY?!?!? Did I lose feet fat?

Edited by Weas123, January 24, 2009 - 1:06 PM.


    Guru in Training

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Posted January 24, 2009 - 1:14 PM

LOL I just noticed the same thing. I was banded on 1/6 and I've lost like 25 lbs and my new shoes I got for Christmas and only wore once aren't tight anymore and my old broken in shoes are falling off my feet.


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Posted January 24, 2009 - 2:51 PM

I haven't been banded yet but I notice that I am no longer in a size but in like 8.5! The only thing i could think of was maybe they are making shoes bigger?


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Posted January 24, 2009 - 3:01 PM

Mine do it too! I hope so soon to because I have a nice pair of harley boots I'd like to wear again..


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Posted January 24, 2009 - 3:04 PM

Is it just that they got less wide and you can now wear your "real" size, not just one that fits the width? That's what I'm hoping happens because I have really wide feet!


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Posted January 24, 2009 - 4:29 PM

Yup! We are losing feet fat!! Have fun shopping for all of those cute ass shoes!:thumbdown:



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Posted January 24, 2009 - 4:42 PM

:thumbdown: I have lost 80lbs since 7/11, and all of my shoes are fit loose now.......


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Posted January 25, 2009 - 12:38 AM

lol it's funny because I have 2 different feet. One looks exactly like my mom's and one exactly like my dad's. My mom has feet feet my dad has skinny feet. My fat foot is losing the weight, my other foot looks the same. I also noticed that the pain I had in my feet for the last few months is GONE. I thought for sure I had stress fractures in the sides of my feet that hurt every time I took a step. I guess the extra 25 lbs was killing my feet.


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Posted January 25, 2009 - 2:59 AM

This post is so encouraging. I am just starting this journey and I have Fred Flintstone feet!! They're puffy and wide :w00t:. Maybe someday.... there may be hope for my feet as well!


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Posted January 25, 2009 - 6:31 AM

Me, too, Nooshie!

My sister has been telling me that I have Fred Flintstone feet since the 4th grade! My feet have already gone from 11.5 W to a 11 M. It can only get better from here!

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