Okay, do you guys remember those white jean shorts that are marked as size 16 which I have been trying to get into since December? The ones that have been frustrating me for NINE MONTHS?!
Well, you may also recall that I re-classified them as a size 14, cos I could get into other jeans that are size 16 even when I couldn’t get into those. Women’s sizing is so messed up! Anyway, I kinda gave up on them for a while, celebrating my ability to get into OTHER 16s.
Today, I decided to see how I was doing on those white shorts. I didn’t really expect much of an improvement, cos, honestly, I haven’t lost much scale weight. Imagine my surprise when I COULD ZIP THEM UP!!
Granted, they aren’t actually ‘wearable’ (cos I couldn’t sit down in them without pain), but I count it a victory when I can zip them and remain conscious! So, WHOOOPPP!!
And, to prove they are actually 14s, I found a pair of other jeans marked as ‘14’ and … THEY ZIPPED TOO:
Yes, there is a major muffin-top going on, but I can zip them and still breathe, I count that! WHOOP!
So, I went digging in my closet and found these shorts for the next challenge. They’re marked ‘34’, which I guess is the waist size. I guess they are about a size 12 (?). They are 3-4 inches from snapping:
So, there’s more proof that the scale doesn’t tell the whole story! Make sure you have some non-scale ways to measure your progress. This is my favorite! Fitting into old clothes! :-)