November 18, 2003
Dents and dips and hollows

The other day I was looking at the mirror. I had on a bra and some shorts. I bent back to look at something above me and saw this weird dent in my upper belly. Couldn't figure it out. Did it again, still there. Poked around. Look, I found a sternum!

When I flex my feet, there are hollows in my calves. The watch that I bought myself last Christmas, the one that was so tight that it would cut off circulation, will probably need to have a link removed. My wedding ring is in danger of falling off any time now. The Old Navy shorts that I got just a few weeks ago that were a little tight are now too loose. The XXL t-shirts at Disneyworld hung on me like a tent. I don't get tired running up and down the stairs. My plantar fasciitis is gone. I can see my toes when I'm lying in bed. My chair doesn't creak when I sit in it. I dyed my hair and painted my toenails and bought makeup because I feel good about myself. I can wrap a towel around myself. I can wear clothes I haven't worn since 1996. I have lowered my BMI from 40.6 to 31.7. Soon I will be out of "Obese" territory and into merely "Overweight".

And I've lost 60.5 lbs!

Posted by addlepated at November 18, 2003 02:14 AM | TrackBack

yay! :) that's a ton of weight you've lost! I hate that damn BMI thing. I'd have to lose quite a few lbs for me to be out of overweight. I think it's a communist plot.

Posted by: JenBen on November 25, 2003 09:35 PM
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