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This will be a quickie. I needed to purge my thought surrounding my first post-op shopping trip yesterday.

Given my previous post and the whole emotional roller coaster thing?I think retail therapy helped a bit. I have a wedding to go to this weekend, and don?t have anything to wear that FITS *grin*

liquid diet on 9/7). To try on a size 20 dress, then a size 18?? After I have been wearing a 22 or 24 (depending on the cut)?totally made my day!

Im certain the size 18 dress was cut WAY big, but still?Just looking at myself in it?thinking ?wowwwwwwwwwwwwww?. I couldn?t stop smiling? I?ve even noticed that my knees & back aren?t hurting as much. I guess 30# can make all the difference in the world.

food again after having NOT for a month. Especially after that chicken salad incident?but we?ll see.

I guess other than that, everything is ok.

I?m looking forward to many more milestones and shopping sprees. And I can?t WAIT to to rock my new SIZE 18 dress at the wedding. *super smile* Nope. Folks ain?t ready?

1stshop5.jpg?w=225&h=300 Yup - wearing this to the wedding!

Thanks again for all of the encouragement, and for taking this ride with me. It?s gonna be full of ups & downs?but it?s sure to be memorable!

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Way to go!! You look really cute in that dress!!! I was so happy to wear a size 20 dress to the wedding I went to two weeks ago... coming from a size 28 it felt so amazing. I totally know how you feel!!!

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I love the blue. Awesome. I can't wait to get there too.

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