operation: skinny jeans.

October 8, 2009 at 2:07 pm Leave a comment

Diets and I have a love-hate relationship.  Well, actually… we mainly have a hate relationship, and I think that’s ok. 

Last night, I was going through my closet and attempting to gather up old clothes to give away.  As I was peeling away the layers in our closet, I was more amazed by the minute just how many clothes we were able to cram in there.  It reminded me a little of the clown cars at the circus… I mentioned that comparison to Josh and he just shook his head and sighed.  I dont think he likes clowns.

The highlight of the quest was when I parted the last row of clothes and found an entirely new row of clothes that I hadn’t seen in 3 years!  I’m talking old favorites here, things that I used to wear all the time.  Somehow, they had gotten lost in the great clothing abyss that is my closet.

So- in my excitement, I immediately grabbed my old favorite jeans and tried them on.  They were.. ehem… slightly snug.

Considering my budget is also a bit snug these days, finding old clothes is pretty much the closest I will come to shopping (cry.)… and what fun is it to buy clothes a size too small?? i will fit into those jeans again.

Enter: Operation Skinny Jeans.  Yessss! another blog challenge.  You will notice that I give myself alot of challenges because they motivate me, and I lovegoal setting… almost more than chocolate.  Considering my current predicament, I think it’s safe to say that chocolate has a special place in my heart.

Let us take a moment to travel back to my former “diet” days.  I ate so many rice cakes and grapefruits.. I’m not sure either of those things will be consumed by me ever again.  I was that type of dieter. 

So, considering I hate diets- I’m coming at this from an “un-diet” perspective…  The plan is to take it a month at a time- I am just going to focus on healthy choices and consistent exercise.  I figure I will weigh myself once a week, but if that gets too stressful, I may just wait until the end of the month.

At the end of the 4 weeks, I will re-evaluate and see if it needs a little tweaking 🙂 As always, I will keep you posted!

Man, I love challenges.


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