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It’s alarming how charming I feel (1st dress in over 20 yrs!)

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This is the first dress I’ve worn in over 20 years! Lots of reasons… Main one is shoes, I guess. My right foot still swells and I have large feet, so wearing shoes is still a huge problem for me. If you are wearing clunky mens shoes, dresses just don’t quite look pretty… so, don’t wear them. Another reason is the “chafing” that goes on… I KNOW you know what I mean (many of you are reading this with weight loss struggles of your own, so I KNOW you understand)… and well, that certainly is the least fun thing for anyone to experience… so, pretty much… ’nuff said.

This maxi dress is definitely within my comfort zone… I love the colors and I love the length. Before you ask… yes, I’m wearing some tight capri’s underneath to make me feel better and confident… I may never get over that chafing worry. Question for those who have gotten over that… How did you? LOL

As for the shoes… I’m still working on that… I have a pair of slides and my foot was still visibly swollen, so that’s still a concern of mine. I may not be wearing dresses ALOT, but hopefully, as I lose the rest of the weight, maybe some of that swelling will dissipate as well? I pray that it will.

So, needless to say, I feel pretty today. Oh so pretty! I feel pretty and witty and gay! And I pity any girl who isn’t me today. (just kidding!) 😉

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Author: PennSmiths

We are Marie, 49, and Ivan,58. We used to live on the East Coast and are now living in Southern California. Marie grew up in Southern California and Ivan was born and raised in Kent, England. We met while playing a word game online and Ivan hopped over the pond to marry me. He says that he would have moved to the moon if that was where I resided! We plan on traveling out our days together when we retire... in an RV, but that won't be happening for a while. I have an amazing son, Christopher and he makes me so proud! Our site is www.extendingourhappilyeverafter.com

2 thoughts on “It’s alarming how charming I feel (1st dress in over 20 yrs!)

  1. you are beautiful!!

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