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VSG on 9/29/17



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Yes. ;-)

Are you taking photos? Sometimes a side-by-side visual from where you started and where you are now can show a difference that you can't see from day to day. Have you tried taking your measurements? That can provide a real numbers that things are changing. Also, even if your regular clothes feel the same (remember, larger plus sizes can accommodate 20-40 pounds of weight gain/loss), perhaps you can try some smaller clothes that were too tight for you in the past. I was surprised at how well some clothes fit after 20/30 pounds lost. Grant it, some were a little tight, but considering I couldn't even zip or button them up before meant that things were changing.

One more thing to consider as you lose weight - of course, we all want to avoid spending money on new clothes as we drop weight, but I think most of us are able to "shop" in our closets for smaller clothes, at least for a while. That said, look at your clothes - do the pants/skirts have elastic bands, or are they button/zip? How fitted are your shirts? Do the collars on shirts look bigger (your bra strap is showing). Where are the shoulder seams - are they hanging down the side of the arms? How much material is there in the underarms? It's not about whether or not you fit inside your clothes, but do they fit you? I have to say people noticed my weight loss a lot more when I wear clothes that fit me properly.

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Yea I didn't think to try on my old clothes yet. I have some closer cleaning to do lol.

I'll have to go to a craft store to get flexible measuring tape. I did not measure myself previously so I don't know where I started

5'5 VSG 9/29/17
HW 265
SW 258
CW 234
GW 170

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I had surgery one day befor you, have lost 30 pounds and feel the same too. although people tell me ive slimmed down. My clothes fit better though..

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