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My Dad has promised me any winter boots I want if I lose the 2 stone that I am attempting to lose so...

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eandh Sun 23-Sep-07 17:04:24

I need to find the ones I want and stick a picture on my fridge to stop me going in there so much

Pref black but could do dark brown
size 5
small heel or ideally wedge heel (as need to walk with dd1 and dd2 in the pushchair)

Cnat be to high up the calf as have chunky legs from years of going to trampolining club

Have a budget up to £70

sugarmatches Sun 23-Sep-07 18:57:58



Sorry, but I was really shocked by the title. I am all for loved ones helping with a goal...but???

sugarmatches Sun 23-Sep-07 18:58:28

Did not mean meant shock

compo Sun 23-Sep-07 18:59:35

your dad?
not your dh?
my dad would be horrified if I talked about my weight with him grin

newlifenewname Sun 23-Sep-07 18:59:58

Think that is very wrong too. What business is it of his? It's your goal, if he wants to treat you to boots then so be it.

eandh Sun 23-Sep-07 19:31:27

No I was moaning about the fact that I wanted to lose weight and that I couldnt afford weightwatches etc he asked what my goal was and I said 2 stone by xmas so I would feel better in myself (and be a better mum as be more active for my dd's) and he said if I did it he'd give me some money for new clothes as an incentive to keep me going but I decided I'd much rather have new boots (have a shoe fetish)

My dad is super lovely and I adore him, dh is helping me by not bringing choc home from work etc (he is one of those annoying peopel who can eat whatever and stay slim) and heis a fab dad and often treats me and the dd's to things (if he tags along on a shopping trip) plu he does all the work in our house as he is a buile and dh works long hours so can't get everything done.

Oh god I shoud have reworded title but honestly it is a big incentive for me as I cant justify £70 on a pair of boots!!

eandh Sun 23-Sep-07 19:32:25

and should have read that before posting sorry about typos

newlifenewname Sun 23-Sep-07 19:48:26

Okay, but be careful you don'tplace so much on getting the end result that it becomes a big stress - you want to diet happily.

She says hypocritically grin

eandh Sun 23-Sep-07 19:51:38

oh no I have joined a lose weight gradually thread on mn (in fact real life best mate started it eddas on mn) its just keeping going i really really want to lose some weight (according to nurse when I went for well woman check I was obese and around 3.5 stone overweight so am aiming for 2 stone at the mo which will be my weight pre dd's)

newlifenewname Sun 23-Sep-07 19:52:19

I said happily not gradually!

eandh Sun 23-Sep-07 19:53:21

i knew what you meant (was it you I offered by coffe table to earlier in the year, think yu needed beds/bookcases etc but I was to far away?)

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