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Shoes, Glorious Shoes

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Of all the things I like about losing weight, it's the smallest things that are the most gratifying.

What small things? Two things: 1.) the ability to remove my rings again; and 2.) I can wear size 5 shoes again!

In shoes, I was up to size 6.5, sometimes 7, just to get a comfortable width, even though the length was always too long for my foot. Or worse, shoes wouldn't fit me at all and I had to stick to something that was offered in a W width. Well, not anymore!

The slight downside to each of those things is 1.) my engagement ring now twists incessantly and it really bugs me sometimes; and 2.) I can now find any number of cheap shoes that fit me.

Certain shoe stores keep calling my name, and it's hard to resist the lure...
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  • RHYMESWITHBABY
    @JACKIE542, my engagement ring has more sentimental than actual value (as a poor student I didn't want to bankrupt my future husband), but I have now switched to wearing it on my middle finger, where it doesn't twist, until I can get my act together and take it to a jeweller for resizing.

    @SCRAPBECCA, sounds good to me! Though I guess a lot of those ill-fitting shoes from before now need to be replaced, so it's not just frivolous shoe shopping -- well, that's what I tell myself, anyway.

    @MAGGIEVAN, you are so right! Thanks for your comment.
    2745 days ago
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    It's great to be able to have different types of shoes, be careful you don't lose your ring though. emoticon
    2746 days ago
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    I think a shoe reward may be in order here! emoticon
    2746 days ago
  • MAGGIEVAN
    Buying shoes and wearing those is much better than stuffing your face. Congrats with your achievements. Just keep on keeping on.
    2746 days ago
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