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Ms Green Jeans

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Remember this guy? If you do, you're showing your age!

This morning's weigh-in shows another half-pound gone forever. I'm happy with the progress although it's soooo slow.
Today I decided I need a little more extrinsic motivation. I ordered a pair of corduroy jeans from a site where I buy a lot of my clothes. They're having a special 40% off sale on jeans this weekend. The cords are a beautiful deep green color and are one size smaller than what I'm wearing now. I had the same ones last year in a larger size and sadly gave them away at the end of the winter. Happy now to be replacing them, even if they'll be a bit too tight to wear for awhile!

I figure this is a good investment. And if I hang them on the door of my wardrobe where I can see them every day, they'll remind me of my goal. Another tried-and-true tactic learned somewhere, sometime, here on SP which helped me on my downward journey some 10 years ago!
Have you tried that kind of visualization/motivation strategy? Did it work? Do you own a pair of green jeans?
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By the way, I'm going back to tracking for the bazillionth time in the week ahead. I have a splurge coming up on Wednesday so I need to carefully plan how to compensate for it.
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