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Wardrobe malfunction

Why is it, if I'm getting dressed for around the doors, food shopping and ordinary daily chores, I can always find something to wear. But when I have to get dressed for going somewhere nothing in my wardrobe ever fits? 😤

My muffin top seems bigger, I'm uncomfortable & end up trying everything on twice until I just give up & huffily put anything on. ( then be very eager to get back home)

If only I didn't have to sit down, as my clothes look lovely when I'm standing. 😊

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lol - I can empathise Jopat - that is why we are here.

My conversation with self goes something like this :)

I need new clothes, nothing fits,

Yes, but you said you would loose a few pounds first,

I did, so I will, but what am I going to wear to........

Oh that will have to do.....

to hubby - I don't feel comfortable in this, how does it look, does it look as tight as it feels.

Like you, cant wait to get back home and back into my old faith fulls.

I bet we are not the only ones either Jopat :)

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Morning Hun, I'm sure we're not the only ones 😊 very irritating though, I have the same kind of conversation with my hubby & bless him he always tells me I look beautiful even when I'm standing with a twisted face 😳

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Sounds like mine lol - I told him if I put a black sack on he would say the same, he agreed :)

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I can kid myself I look OK as I just look in the mirror front on, forgetting that everyone else gets the full 3D experience until I see myself side on in a shop window :(

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Oh I don't look in shop windows haha the glass makes me look like I'm standing in front of them mirrors at the funfair. 😕

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“forgetting that everyone else gets the full 3D experience“ LOL Mary 😂

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Hi Jopat111, I have the same problem, everyday clothes...... no problem. Nice dress or skirt and blouse.... oh dear. I read somewhere we wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time. This is so true. I recently sorted my clothes but have a pile in a spare wardrobe that are on 'death row' if you'll pardon the grim analogy. That is, if they don't fit by August, say, they're out. And even before I started the NHS system, I bought a few nice tops that don't bulge and actually fitted me. And when I get down to a healthy weight I will review my clothes on death row and see if I can alter my nice new clothes if they are a bit too big. I have a little sewing machine but I'm no seamstress so it will be a little tweak here and there. It's always the clothes that are the wake up call, aren't they?! I have been absolutely fine in normal clothes but looked for a nice outfit and ended up a big internally hysterical mess, self esteem in tatters. That is all fortunately changing but it's horrible. And yet I look at bigger women in nice fitted dresses and think "Oh she looks nice but I wouldn't dare wear such a dress". We're always so hard on ourselves. We need kinder internal voices! Good luck, we will get there. :)

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I completely understand! if I could stand my whole life, I would not look bad at all! I am sure you look better than you give yourself credit for. I don't have any dress clothes as all I run around in is t-shirts and jeans and sloppy shorts. I had a job interview yesterday and scrambled to find something decent to wear. I found one skirt and a few shirts and giving myself some credit, did not look too bad for a woman of my size (241 pounds). so it goes.... good luck and chin up! soon we will both be buying some cool new clothes!

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I love my jeans & T shirts ❤️ so comfy, can always rely on them ha. But, good luck with the job, I've everything crossed for you to get it😀

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thank you so much!!!

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How did you feel the interview went?

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