Skip to main content

The Bathing Suit :-)

Yesterday UPS dropped off a package that contained a couple of bathing suits I ordered online (these were purchased on clearance so now is a great time to get a good price on one).  The bathing suit I purchased last winter is now many sizes too big :-) and I need a bathing suit that I could swim laps in. 

I purchased two sizes: Size 10 and Size 8.  Currently I wear a size 10 in pants and my top is now a size 8/10.  I tried on the size 8 and it fit perfectly!  I can't remember when I last wore anything that small (other than my shoe size of 7).  If I remember correctly I was in elementary school when I was a size 8 (2nd or 3rd grade and it was probably a 'husky' size or the pants had to be shortened because I was so short - still am by the way :-)

Now all I need is to look into getting a pair of prescription swim goggles and I'm ready to go (for my own safety and the safety of whomever I'm sharing a swim lane with - I'm blind as a bat without my glasses)!

As for a beach type swimsuit I'm going to wait a few months and actually go to the store and try some on. 

In case you are wondering I'm not brave enough to post a bathing suit picture as of yet.  That will be a before and after picture I will do at some point but not today. :-)

Comments

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Weight Watchers vs. Jillian Michael's

It's been a little over 3 years (January 2010) since I started my weight loss journey. I reached my goal weight in May of 2011 (135 lbs). Since then it's been a yoyo and my trend had been going up over the last several months. My current weight is 150 lbs (I was 155 but lost 5lbs over the last few weeks). My goal is to lose the weight I put back on (20 lbs) plus an additional 5 lbs for a weight loss of 25 lbs in total. It's so hard keeping the weight off!!

The strategy I'm now doing this time is different. I've decided to follow Jillian Michael's weight loss program instead of continuing on with Weight Watchers. I lost the 80lbs on Weight Watchers and the program served me well. It forced me to look at portion size, calories (with old points system), fiber, carbs, fat and protein (with the new points plus system).  It changed the way I looked at food. Instead of processed foods I focused on eating a variety of whole fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains and low …

Healthy Boundaries?

Growing up I always felt like I had to 'do what I was told' or else. A lot of what I learned as a child in terms of relationship bonds and my place in the world is mirrored in my adult relationships. It's taken me many years to figure what my mirror is showing me both good and bad.

I'm guessing many woman (not all) have felt the pressure to conform to others expectations and at the same time not wanting to hurt anyone's feelings or risk being seen as uncooperative. The price woman have paid over the decades has been insurmountable. I think of the mom on Leave It To Beaver, and how woman either bought into or felt that's what they should aspire to. Later on in television was the Mary Tyler Moore Show. The show was about a single woman in her thirties working at a TV station. In the show she was portrayed as a strong independent woman who knew more than those she worked with. Many decades since then more women are in the workplace than ever and more are showing …

Mini Blizzards

Genius


Mini blizzards are great when you want something sweet on occasion but don't want to kill yourself with tons of calories (there are still more calories in a mini blizzard compared to a cup of carrot sticks however).  This PB cup Mini Blizzard was perfect size and hit the spot.

Here is the download on 'nutrition' for the Mini PB cup Blizzard (http://www.calories-nutrition.buddyslim.com/dairy-queen-blizzard-mini/):