Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Swim Season

Since it's not likely that I will now or ever pose for a photo in a swimsuit, I offer a visual that kind of blew me away this week. I love water, always have, and no matter how much my weight increased through the years I still swam in our beautiful lakes and rivers in the summer and at the pool in the off season. For the past two years I wore the orange and yellow suit (sz 22). This winter it started hanging so loose it became a little riske`. I replaced it with a tank suit for water aeobics the first of the year in a size 16. The green suit shown is my newest swimwear ... a pretty Catalina, incredibly a size 12/14! I've been keeping my old suits just for comparison.
What is amazing to me to look at these two suits is how much longer the orange one looks. But it had to fit around my butt, belly and bust and it fit snuggly just a year ago. When I tried on the new green, smaller one I expected to feel like a stuffed sausage. But it actually fit comfortably and I have no doubt it will be hanging loose before the end of summer.
Everybody in the pool! :)


  1. Wow! You have to be thrilled with your success. I love reading your blog. You are such a positive, confident woman I appreciate you sharing your stories and successes. Congratulations. You look amazing and I never have thought differently. ~Marissa

  2. Cute suit! I don't even recognize you in older photos of yourself. I am looking forward to school being out in 2 days so I can start running and get a new suit too!

  3. Kerri, you have the drive and determination to get what you want. What a great story!

  4. I am so happy for you, Kerry! Isn't it a powerful feeling to have some kind of control over your body? Awesome!


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