Yaaaay - bit of a victory to report!!!
About 2 years ago I bought the most beautiful pair of long boots. I verge on having an obsession with long boots, I have to admit - I wear them a lot of the time - flat, heeled, casual, smart, with skirts or with tucked in jeans - I love 'em. However long boots are not kind to those blessed with anything less or more than the "average" calf size.
So anyway - I saw these boots online and had to have them (plus they were in the sale), so I bought them and crossed my fingers that they would fit.
Don't ask me why, but I was far to stubborn to send them back. Since they were good quality leather I thought that I'd prob get them stretched to fit, and I was prepared to pay to get it done properly. Story of my life though and I never got round to it. They've sat quietly in the back of my wardrobe for 2 years - occasionally pulled out and wistfully tried on, in the hope that they might have miraculously stretched to fit all on their own, which unsurprisingly, never happened.
When I started losing weight this year, I'd try them on every so often, to see if they might be any closer to fitting. Lo and behold - in a complete clothing crisis this morning (one of those days when nothing looked right) I grabbed them out the wardrobe in a fit of desperation - not only did they fit, but they slid right on over the skinny jeans I had on (shame the skinny jeans are looking a bit baggy, but that's another story).
I love days like today. I've had several people tell me how gorgeous they are already this morning :O)
Other than that, I'm on plan. I made a last minute decision last night to go and see Julie and Julia at the cinema last night with Bec. It was a really sweet film and I'd saved my afternoon chocolate bar to take to the cinema for a little treat. We wandered round to the boy's flat afterwards to say hi, and stayed to play some Worms on the PS3 (oh yes, we are mature). I fully resisted the bag of giant cookies on the coffee table, and all offers of a G & T. Feeling strong!
On the other hand, my hip's grumbling a bit after the run on Wednesday night, and I was sneezing so violently last night that it was pulling on all my leg muscles quite painfully. Baaaah - I hate colds!!
Feeling a bit more human today, although still feeling rather unattractively phlegmy / snotty - not great timing, as I've just found out that there's a guy I rather like who I'll be seeing this evening - aaaaaaaarghh!!! Not that he's particularly interested in me (at least I don't think so), but you know, it's still nice to be able to make a good impression lol.
Ok - girly moment over with - you didn't see it, it didn't happen, and if you tell anyone, I'll have to hunt you down!!
Just saying :O)
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