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Old 03-17-2011, 06:40 AM
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I'm down to the home stretch for my cruise and thought I should start thinking about packing. For some reason all my 'Island" clothes seem to have shrunken since last summer?! Looks like I have a shopping trip in my future before I pack. Either that or I can't eat between now and then. Yikes!
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Old 03-17-2011, 07:07 AM
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LOL, poormom, yes it has happened. Unfortunately, I didn't find out until I was already on board-YIKES! I really had to ummm suck it up Thankfully, I always take a large sweater, it covered up some of my open buttons.
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It's terrible how clothes shrink while they are in the closet! Each season it seems like the closet has sucked more material out of my clothes!

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Old 03-17-2011, 01:13 PM
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That's the advantage to living where one doesn't NEED to season one's clothes (not that many people don't season their clothes - I just don't). I wear everything year round . . when I start planning on packing, I just stop wearing whatever until I pack. If it gets cold here (like it did the week before we left in February) - I pull out the heavy sweats and socks. Sorry all - - spring's here, we're supposed to to upper 80's
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Old 03-17-2011, 03:38 PM
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Why do you think that most of my cruises are to cooler climates? Big sweaters and jackets are very forgiving.
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Old 03-17-2011, 06:05 PM
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SHRINK HAPPENS:-)

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Old 03-18-2011, 06:04 PM
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SHRINK HAPPENS:-)

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Glad I am having the reverse problem...I am the one that is shrinking and my clothes seem to be growing bigger....I lost 70 pounds last year between cruises, and then have stayed steady. I started again last week, and have lost 10 pounds so far, with a goal of 30 by Easter.
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Congratulations on all the weight loss. Thats fantastic.
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:47 PM
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Jabee,

You are motivating me to lose more weight. I've been walking 4 to 5 miles a day in a building while conducting training classes, moving back and forth down the halls. I've lost a few pounds but not enough. My walking is not sustained, so that is the problem.

I am perhaps unique in that I rarely gain weight on a cruise. I actually eat more healthy foods while on a ship since they are available, and I don't have to prepare them.
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I have to keep a rotating dress pants supply. Almost popped a button last time.
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