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OK - I am sure this will sound strange, but in 1982 I visited Ireland with my parents when I was just 16 years old. I bought a beautiful cardigan Irish fisherman's knit sweater -- you know the type - cream with the elaborate stitching pattern. It was expensive even back then, probably $125.00, but it really was a nice sweater. I probably wore it for 6 years or so before I "outgrew" it, but I always took good care of it and it is still in great perfect condition. Anyway, I haven't been able to wear it for years, but I could never part with it - it brought back a lot of memories.

Well, you guessed it, I dug the sweater out the other night and it fits! It will look even better when I lose a few more pounds, but it is definitely wearable and it is such a great, concrete sign of the progress I've made.

It's a great feeling, but also a little bittersweet, I keep thinking of my late wife and wonder what she would say if she could see me now as I am starting to look more and more like the guy she fell in love with.

Brian

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Awwww Brian that is so awesome, and I'm sure your wife is just glowing with pride because of your progress, and your amazing strength ! ! ! Cheers to your victory, and many more that are sure to come your way.

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Awwwww Brian the story brought tears to my eyes. Well done for the weight loss and I firmly believe in life after death, so I'm sure that your wife is very proud of you and sharing your victory, hugs!

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That's awesome. I spent a month in Ireland about 10 years ago. That's the longest amount of time my liver would allow! I'm so happy to hear your sweater fits! My goal is to fit into my leather jacket and It's almost at the zip line, just a bit snug!

Congrats!

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I had that moment with a pair of jeans last week, so I can totally relate! And I bet your wife knows exactly how you're doing right now. :w00t:

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Is there a glossary for terms that are used here? I keep seeing NSV but can't seem to figure out the meaning, other than that it's a good thing.

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