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How I went from a size 4 to a size 10 in just a few minutes

I am quite happy with my body. After 2 kids I am still happy about it. Give or take those dreaded moments of realization about my mommy tummy, I am still happy about it. If you’ve read a previous post of mine you’ll know that I don’t care about losing those extra baby pounds.

I have learned how to choose clothes that look good on my body over the years. I never stressed about exercising to get in shape after my pregnancies as I prefer to spend that time with my kids and just stay healthy by leading an active lifestyle. However one skirt single-handedly has forced me to get back in shape.

This is what started it all…

I fell in love with his skirt at H&M as soon as I laid my eyes on it. Ahhh…love it.


I was always a size 4 at H&M before I had my daughter. After her birth I bounced back and forth between a size 4 and 6 depending on the outfit. After the recent birth of my son, I assumed I was still a 6. So recently when I saw this skirt I grabbed it in a size 6 but it DID NOT FIT. Not really panicking, i got a size 8 but it still didn’t fit. I had to go up to a size 10.

It wasn’t the number that bothered me so much as the fact that even the size 10 was snug and did not look so good on me. I have worn this style of skirt many times. But this time around I guess I had lost a lot of my pregnancy weight except that mommy tummy, so the skirt was snug at the waist but way too big everywhere else, which made it look sloppy. That’s it, I decided that I need to get moving.

I’m on a mission ladies…all because of this skirt. I don’t usually stress over outfits that don’t look good on me. But I really really want this skirt! I am determined to wear it on an upcoming vacation so I’ve decided to walk, dance and do whatever it takes to be able to wear it. Hey maybe I”ll go back and even get a size 8 when I’m done.

I guess this skirt was just the push I needed to get back in shape.

Now that I’ve declared it to all of you, I guess I need to get moving. So check back in a couple of months to see how I did.





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