Non-Scale Victory: The Pink Tee

Breigh May 1, 2012 18

Three years ago Penny got me a ticket to see our favorite performer in the world, PINK!  It was such an awesome evening and I had the most amaaaaaazing time (I’m already counting the days until she is in Rotterdam again!).  There was only one down side… one thing that sort of put a momentary damper on the experience.  When I visited the t-shirt stand.

At that time I was still around my highest weight and they didn’t have any sizes bigger than XL, which I knew I could not wear at that time.  Not wanting to walk away empty handed, I bought a t-shirt, came home, folded it and put it in my drawer.  From time to time over the past few years I’ve gotten it out and tried it on to see if it fit yet, but I’d usually end up putting it back in the drawer with a sigh.

I’ve actually worn it twice before now but both times it felt too tight, my arms didn’t feel right, it was too tight around my lower belly… it just wasn’t comfortable at all.  It wasn’t right.

Today I put it on, and it fits. IT FREAKING FITS.  It took me three years and one weight loss surgery, but dammit, it fits!!!  Not just “I can get it on without ripping it” kind of fits, but “Put into my regular rotation of clothes” fits. SWEET!

I was so excited I didn’t even bother to fix my hair before taking photos to share.

Pink Tee

Pink Tee

Really should have taken the time to fix my hair haha  Oh well, it just goes to show how comfortable I am with all of you! Right?  Let’s go with that.

I’m so happy!  These small victories along the way really help me and make me feel good.  I have about a thousand of course, so it’s one constant celebration over here.

Fitting into ‘normal’ t-shirts has always been a goal, there are so many that I’ve seen over the years and couldn’t have because I just wasn’t going to get it in my size, or didn’t WANT to get it in my size because sometimes plus tee’s just aren’t the same.

Now I must get myself another t-shirt I’ve been waiting to get for a long time.  A Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock t-shirt!  … and if you don’t know what that is from, you should be ashamed of yourself and I’m not sure we can be friends.

Bonus photo!!

Tammy & Xander

Me and the man of my dreams!  Less than two weeks now until our 12 year anniversary and I still totally love the crap out of this dude!


  1. Suzy May 1, 2012 at 6:58 pm - Reply

    Yayyyyyy for clothes that fit! :D lol
    And don’t forget to get a BAZANGA! shirt too!

    • Breigh May 2, 2012 at 4:43 pm - Reply

      Oh yes, must have the Bazinga shirt, and maybe *KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK* PENNY too hehe

  2. Cath May 1, 2012 at 7:30 pm - Reply

    Your excitement comes through loud and clear! I am so very happy for you!!!! Now I can’t wait to watch your t-shirt collection begin! xx

    • Breigh May 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm - Reply

      I am going to need to start saving a t-shirt fund now haha Thanks Cath!

  3. Suz May 1, 2012 at 7:37 pm - Reply

    You guys are gorgeous! Actually got teary-eyed for you, girl…so proud of you!

    • Breigh May 2, 2012 at 4:41 pm - Reply

      Thanks, Suz! :) I know you know what these milestones are like!

  4. Penny May 1, 2012 at 8:14 pm - Reply

    WTG! This means a few things. We need to attend more concerts and build up our concert t-shirt collection! PINK better get her ass back there soon!
    We also need Twilight shirts, ppl reading don’t judge! AND you can finally throw away my college t-shirt, cause I don’t want it back ;p
    Amazing accomplishment and I am so very proud of you XXX

    • Breigh May 2, 2012 at 4:41 pm - Reply

      Hey I’m still wearing that college t-shirt, it’s still one of my favorites hehe

  5. Kara May 1, 2012 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    You guys are so adorable!!

    • Breigh May 2, 2012 at 4:40 pm - Reply

      Hey not so bad yourself!! :)

  6. Coffee_pot May 2, 2012 at 4:25 am - Reply

    Yayyyy! This is the first of your posts I have commented on. I found myself cheering at my email from you and wanted to let you know I am celebrating this milestone with you! Congratulations!!

    • Breigh May 2, 2012 at 4:39 pm - Reply

      Hey thanks for coming out of lurkdom, Coffee_pot! :) Don’t be a stranger!

  7. Monica May 2, 2012 at 1:11 pm - Reply

    Your hair looks great and you look amazing!

    • Breigh May 2, 2012 at 4:38 pm - Reply

      Thanks Monica! :)

  8. Amber May 2, 2012 at 8:56 pm - Reply

    You look fantastic! Your happiness really comes through in your entries and your smile. I’m so happy for you :)

  9. Tanya May 3, 2012 at 6:30 am - Reply

    I love closet shopping. I have been doing a lot of it lately. You’re looking great!!!

  10. Renée (@pinkypie) May 3, 2012 at 3:46 pm - Reply

    YEAH!!!!! that’s an awesome NSV!!!!

  11. lori May 4, 2012 at 7:44 pm - Reply

    You look fantastic and what a great NSV for you! Love the pict of you and your honey! You are beaming :)

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