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A New Dress

Monday, January 19, 2009



Okay, this is going to sound silly, but I’m so excited— I got a new dress!
Now for most people, this may not be a big deal, but for me, it’s unbelievable! I haven’t worn a dress for 20 years, with the exception of my wedding dress. My figure has never been one to fit easily in a dress. I have always been bigger on the bottom than the top. As a result, every time I would try on a dress, I couldn’t get it past my hips, and if I could, it would be huge on top. Finally I just gave up on wearing dresses.

Well, every year, my club at school (I teach 11th grade English) puts on the winter formal dance. I have always wanted to wear a dress, but I have always worn a two-piece outfit. Well this year, I decided to look for a dress. Ironically, when I was trying them on, I found that everything fit me on the bottom and some were a little tight on top. My body has really changed since I started using the treadmill everyday.

As you can see, I found my dress, and it is so adorable! My husband has already assured me I will be the most beautiful girl at the dance. For once, I am actually excited about what I am going to wear, and that is just one of the many blessings I have received since I joined SP. Don’t give up ladies, your dream outfit could be waiting for you too!
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  • BETHISBEAUTIFUL
    I am so happy for you!
    You are doing beautifully!
    can we see a picture of you wearing the dress? emoticon
    4526 days ago
  • no profile photo FLYBABYC
    Nice! I know what you mean... I bought my first dress for my class reunion this year... I could actually wear panty hose! I loved to dress up when I was smaller, and look forward to many more as I get thinner and thinner... You will look great, please post pics! So sweet of DH to reassure you like that! You are a blessing and it will be awesome!
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    4533 days ago
  • EMBOWMAN
    Gorgeous dress for a hot chick!!!!!!! you go woman!!!!
    4534 days ago
  • FAIRYDANCER1
    That dress is totally awesome. Please post some pics of you wearing it! And, enjoy the event. I agree with your DH, you will be the belle of the ball!
    4534 days ago
  • BELG64
    You are going to look smashing in that dress!!!! Take a picture and post it!
    4535 days ago
  • TERRMOR
    Congrats. Yes, take a picture. What a milestone.
    Terri
    4535 days ago
  • no profile photo LIFES*2*SHORT
    WHOOT WHOOT!!! That's as close as I could come to whistling. lol You will look STUNNING! I would LOVE to see a pic of you IN the dress! Be proud girl!! You'll look HOT!

    N
    4535 days ago
  • COLEMANSR
    emoticon emoticon emoticon I know you'll look beautiful too. Remember to take a Photo.
    4535 days ago
  • CONSTANCELG
    Congrats!! And you work that dress sistah!!!
    4535 days ago
  • PAMELA984
    Beautiful dress - I'm sure you will look great - be sure and have him take a picture of you in it and post it on your spark page
    4535 days ago
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