Jeans ๐Ÿ‘–

I started my journey 8 weeks ago and decided that rather than take my measurements I would gauge my weight loss by seeing how many jean sizes I could drop.

I started on March 5th filling my size 22 jeans very well ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

On April 2nd I bought the same pair of M&S ยฃ15 straight leg jeans in a size 20

Today I went shopping and though I would give the size 18 a try as my size 20 were feeling a little baggy.

For the first time in 10 years I am in a size 18 pair of jeans ๐Ÿ‘– ๐ŸŽ‰ I bought them and even told the lady at the checkout what I had done ๐Ÿ˜‚

Lucky my M&S Sparks points card sends me ยฃ5 off jeans and trouser vouchers ๐Ÿ˜€

I think by making myself wear jeans that fit snugly, that in my head I think my clothes still feel too tight and I try to watch what I eat. I know that when I wear baggy clothes I hide behind them and can over-eat.

Thanks to M&S for cheap jeans and vouchers!

May the jean journey continue......

X Willpower ๐Ÿ˜€

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  • 2 sizes in less than 2 months - wow you must have lost so much weight. I have lost the same in 6 months having lost 4 1/2 stone in that time. Well done for doing it so fast. I am impressed - you make me feel slow

  • No not at all! You've lost 5 Stone that's incredible, I'm so impressed by that! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

    I didn't think it would be that quick either! I've lost 18lbs so far, but to be honest I think it's gone from tummy & rear first which makes jeans fit a lot better ๐Ÿ™‚

  • It's great that you can see results so quickly - it's an inspiration to people just starting. I think you are right about baggy clothes. My size 22/24 from Evans were elasticates baggy, now I am in size 18 fitted stuff I feel a lot better. I am still 17 stone 6 but that better than the 23 stone I was in September! Keep going and you will be in size 16 soon!

  • Wow I love hearing that you've been going strong since September......7 months of weight loss ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ An inspiration to me!

    I started at 17st 2.5lbs and I'm now 15st 12.5lbs with a weigh-in tomorrow morning.

  • You must be shorter than me, I am 5ft 8

  • 5ft 6

  • Hi Willpower74 What a lovely post, your shrinking well. Keep doing what your doing.. it's working for you!! Cheering you on ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

  • Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š it does help me stay focused as I know it's got to be a new way of life. And who doesn't enjoy a bit of shopping ๐Ÿ›’ especially when clothes finally start to fit. It a great feeling ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

  • I love the shopping trolley emoji - I am going to look for that๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ›’ wow I found it next to a shopping bag!

  • Love my emojis ๐Ÿ˜‚

  • Hi Willpower74

    That is fantastic going to go from size 22 to 18 in 8 weeks. Well done you and keep up the great work. I love the way your measuring your weight loss journey.

  • Thank you YellowRose ๐Ÿ˜Š As long as the jeans are on offer my husband might not notice the ยฃ being spent on them ๐Ÿ˜‚

  • Well done 2 sizes down in 8 weeks way to go you ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† xx

  • Thanks Katmt,

    Like you say - break it up into mini goals to make it easier! One size at a time ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜€

  • What a great way to plot your weight loss ๐Ÿ˜Š Very well done Willpower74 ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • Very well done. Sure M&S would be using your idea as a marketing tool if they knew !!!

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