This is the story of DeeDee

Just a mom....and an academic professional, trying to get healthy.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Before.....taken 07/17/2010

Okay....so here is my "before" but not really, since I have lost about 40 pounds already. This is a terrible shot of me....but it gives a clear picture of where I am right now as far as my body shape and size. The BEST part of this pic is the pants....they are a size 20, and I haven't worn them in about 7 years. The picture doesn't do them justice-they have water color tulips on them-sounds corny, but I LOVED them when I bought them...and quickly out grew them! When I wore them in public today, I wore a sheer white sleeveless blouse with it....to somewhat cover up my belly.... I can't believe my surgery will be behind me in just a couple of days!!!!! I pulled out 2 containers of old clothes and many of them actually fit again! Good thing I am a bit of a pack-rat!!! I am sad to pack up some of my other clothes....b/c I love my clothes....but am so psyched to be in new sizes! I know some of you trade clothes....at this point, I only have 24s to offer....but would love to start trading! Anyone?

Thanks for stopping by! I am overwhelmed by your kindness and graciousness! I am getting the hang of this blogger thing!!!!

Be Well,
DeeDee

5 comments:

  1. Good job on already losing 40 pounds, you look great! You might want a shot with your arms out more, they are tucked away and we can't see them very well! I am only saying this because in a few months when you post your comparison shots we won't have anything to compare the arms too! :)

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  2. AWESOME - soo happy for you!

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  3. It's so sad how hard we are on ourselves. I think the picture looks good and it's great that you are starting out 40 lbs less than where you were before. I'm starting out at a 24/26 and can't wait to get to size 20. I'm hoping to be out of the 24s soon so it probably doesn't make sense to ask for those from you, but I call dibs on your 20s cause you'll be out of them soon. Good luck on Monday.

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  4. Hi Dee Dee, just found you and realized that on Monday you had your surgery! SO exciting! Looking forward to following you on this amazing journey!

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  5. Great job!!! You look wonderful... every pound makes a difference - some on the inside, some on the outside! Keep up the amazing work!!! And thanks for the kind post on my last blog entry.

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