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    Major Success but a Revolting Development

    Well, I took advantage of the lockdown and isolation this last year and a half to do some self-improvement. I am proud to say that since the end of Dec 19, I have lost over 70 pounds! Instead of a "COVID spread", I went the other way.

    Unfortunately, that means my kilts no longer fit! Tightened up all the way, even with new holes punched in the straps, they are too loose!

    I tell people there is a good and back side to weight loss. The good is that you get to buy a whole new wardrobe. The bad is that you have to buy a whole wardrobe!
    We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. - Japanese Proverb

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    Congratulations on the weight loss

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    Indeed, congratulations!

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    Congrats on the weight loss, and the new kilts in your future!

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    Have you considered moving the straps on your kilt, to get them to fit?
    Itís relatively easy.
    waulk softly and carry a big schtick

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    If I had only lost a couple of inches, that would be a good option, but I have lost over six inches in my waist.

    Quote Originally Posted by jhockin View Post
    Have you considered moving the straps on your kilt, to get them to fit?
    Itís relatively easy.
    We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. - Japanese Proverb

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    Quote Originally Posted by davedove View Post
    If I had only lost a couple of inches, that would be a good option, but I have lost over six inches in my waist.
    Well, the example Barb T. gives in “The Art of Kiltmaking”, was for someone that had lost ten inches. Just saying… might be worth giving it a try.

    Edit: Barbs post ( on this forum, not in TAOKM) on moving straps:
    http://www.xmarksthescot.com/forum/f...oo-much-59745/
    Last edited by jhockin; Yesterday at 07:02 AM.
    waulk softly and carry a big schtick

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    Congratulations! That is a tough thing to be persistent enough to lose that much.

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    It helped that I couldn't go out to eat very much.


    Quote Originally Posted by MichiganKyle View Post
    Congratulations! That is a tough thing to be persistent enough to lose that much.
    We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. - Japanese Proverb

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