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Old 03-28-2011, 03:21 PM   #114 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ratsmouth View Post
Congratulations, Michael! I love it when clothes that didn't fit start to fit again! When I took my dog for a walk this morning, my formerly tight jeans started to slide down over my hips, so I had to hoist them a couple of times. Might have to invest in a belt.

Maybe I'll just use a piece of parachute cord and cut off the excess as I get thinner. LOL!
Ha ha--that's funny--it'd be like Elly May Clampette and her piece of rope for a belt. I always used to buy those 72" web belts so you could easily keep letting them out. My leather belt now goes (literally) half-way around my side.

I do like to go closet shopping from time to time. Once I get down to a comfortable regular XL I've got a ton of clothes waiting. My upper chest is already XL (perhaps even L) but down around the belly is still 2XL. One of my summer goals is to be able to zip up my leather motorcycle jacket--it's a pretty snug size 40, IIRC.

47 M 5'8"

May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.

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