I have 1 pair of jeans that have always been very big and (I can't believe I'm saying this but..) they are the only jeans I've been wearing for nearly 10 weeks. Ridiculous.
In other clothing news... I am also having trouble feeling comfortable in any of my shirts (not size comfortable, but how my body looks). My typical days includes throwing on another T-shirt and my only pair of jeans, take Chloe to school, come home and switch to sweatpants, repeat to pick her up. I hate that.
I hate it so much in fact that this is what I spent today doing:
|With the exception of a few pairs of jeans that I know don't fit yet... this is all of my clothes, so sad|
I emptied every drawer, every hanger, every laundry basket (after a laundry spree, it's all clean expect for what I was currently wearing - small victory around here). I sorted all of it into piles - T-shirts, tanks/camis, sweats, sweaters, skirts, etc.
Then came the hard part. I put on every shirt I own and made an impulsive decision to keep or toss.
First came tank tops and cami's... most of them are for under things so it was fairly easy decision - if they fit they stayed. The left is the starting pile, the right is the keepers.
Next came T-shirts... my most embarrassing pile. Almost all of these shirts were from high school/college or free. (Am I the only one who feels obligated to keep stupid shirts because they were free and ya never know when you may need a shirt to paint in or... lounge in... or...)
My most dramatic cutting by far. Left is toss, right is keep.
I went through sweaters
I widdled down the sweatshirts and sweatpants by several pairs and discovered a couple more pairs of jeans that fit I had stored away when I started wearing maternity clothes (Happy Day!)
By the end of my painful task, I realized several things.
- I have mostly black or white clothing... I have no idea why
- I do not stop and think about clothing purchases for long enough. I had many pieces of clothing that I know I haven't liked since day 1, but continued to fold them and put them away.
- I love (HATE) Pinterest for making me so self-conscious about my wardrobe with all of there cute outfits pins.
- Time to go shopping and hope for better and longer lasting decisions.
Do you have troubles with hating your clothing or is it just my post-baby (won't go back to where it was - damn second pregnancy body)?
Until next time... XO!