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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Ohhhhh No Way!!

Have you ever seen a photo of yourself and thought "Oh my goodness!"... and NOT in a good way?

Friday Himself and I went out to mail some things, then we headed down to a recreational area along the river for a walk.  Himself took the little camera I keep in my purse and started snapping photos of me as I walked along the beach area.

When I downloaded them I was shocked.


WHO was that frump in the picture??  (Nope... not showing those pics...)

Saggy baggy clothes, no make-up and hair that could use a washing just to get it to fluff up.

IN PUBLIC!!!

Yesterday morning I was up bright and early to rip into my closet and dresser before we went into town to meet someone.  Right along the route is the Goodwill store and I fully planned to make a drop off!


This drawer had been crammed full.  Be gone dark and baggy!  I haven't lost all this weight to not show off my new form.  Most of the drawers looked like this when I was finished.

Then it was time for the closet...


Another armload of things cleared out.  I had a garbage bag full by the time we needed to leave.

When we got home I started back on the decluttering.  

My shoes that are left (actually, I ditched one more pair after I took this photo).


My dress shoes are in plastic shoe boxes with photos so I can remember what's in them.  

Also went through purses, bags, belts... well, about everything I own.  There is another trash bag sitting at the foot of the bed!

Still need to get the jewelry done.  That will be a good job for today.

Plus by the end of the month I'll be sporting a new hair cut and it is definitely time for a mani-pedi!

I never want to see that frumpy old woman again!!!



6 comments:

  1. Good for you, Teri! You might like to check out this blog: fiftynotfrumpy.blogspot.com. Her daily style is a bit too dressy for me (I think it's the high heels she always wears), but she also lost weight and wanted to look more stylish.

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  2. Way to go! Now you can get yourself the clothes you deserve. (Maybe check out the selection at Goodwill?)

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    1. Actually, I have a bunch of clothes waiting for me to get 'back down' so I can wear them. First tub is getting pulled out this week!

      But some of the things I am shrinking out of are favorites. (whine!!!)

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  3. This is awesome!!! Good for you. Wish I could find the same motivation....

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  4. Oh gosh, I hear you!!! I have been losing weight and I told David....when I get down to my goal (and even before), I'll have to give away all those nice clothes I bought. I LOVE them....but, I am just going to wear them until they get way too baggy and then I will give them to someone :-(
    He said "just go buy some new clothes when the time comes".
    Good for you in getting rid of so much stuff!! Gosh, I wish I had that many shoes...lol

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