My Bat Wings - NSV

mdusha
on 5/22/13 11:44 am - FL
VSG on 12/07/12

I've lived most of my life fat...all of it really, since I was five. I've always admired the look of women in sleeveless tops and dresses...but knew it could NEVER be me because not only were my arms fat, but I inherited the horrid bat wing sag.  It'll always be with me...I know. 

But guess what? Pardon my language....but **** it! My body is smaller now...my confidence is bigger...and my arms are smaller, though still gifted with bat wings. I'm wearing sleeveless stuff, getting compliments and loving every minute of it! It's all about reclaiming my femininity that I've been posting about. Wow! The liberation!

Funny what we can do when our confidence begins to resurface.

Have I mentioned I love my sleeve!?!?!

      

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mildollarsmile
on 5/22/13 12:20 pm, edited 5/22/13 12:21 pm - SE, TX
VSG on 03/11/13 with

LOL...that made me chuckle...Congrats...You rock that sleeve girl!! Love it!! So happy for you!!

    Melanie -- HW:320 SW:300 CW:277.2 GW:150 

 

        

        

        

        

        

Diana E.
on 5/22/13 12:41 pm
VSG on 03/27/13

As long as you feel good.. that's all that matters!  They're proof that you fought, and won!

HW- 318    SW- 310    CW- 194.4    GW- 170-ish  Onderland: 10/30/2013

   

    

    

JAlston
on 5/22/13 12:54 pm
VSG on 12/07/12

I say rock the sleeve and the sleeveless shirts! kiss

Jessica  

(HW: 305)  (SW: 271.9) (33.1 lbs lost prior to surgery) (MsJexi on MFP)

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linzeelee
on 5/22/13 1:10 pm - Omaha, NE
VSG on 05/17/13 with
You go girl

I'm fat and I wear sleeveless tops. Do I think my arms look great? No. But I don't really care. If someone has a problem with my arms, it's their problem.

So you rock your healthy new arms and body. If someone has a problem with a little extra skin, it's their problem, not yours. Congrats on your NSV

Lindsay ~ 5'4" ~ HW (5/6/13): 280 ~ SW (5/17/13): 273 ~ CW: 159
Losses by month: pre-op: -8  M1: -18  M2: -12  M3: -13  M4: -9  M5: -10  M6: -12
  M7: -14  M8: -12  M9: -2  M10: -8

   

slimpickins5280
on 5/22/13 1:29 pm - CO

Mine make the funniest slapping sounds when I'm in karate. I have to fight not to giggle.

But you know, we super heroes MUST have our wings.

VSG 10/18/11      If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.-Dolly Parton





 


 

Deckeriv
on 5/22/13 1:41 pm - TX
VSG on 03/26/13

Confidence is a hell of a drug....


  

    800 calories and less than 20 net carbs is the shizzle

 

    

akr9911
on 5/22/13 2:36 pm
VSG on 06/20/13

What other people think about your arms is none of your business. You rock out whatever you want. I'm sure you look fabulous. I love your sleeve too! Can't wait to get mine!

HW 259 SW 251 CW 217 M1-20.5 M2 -7.5 M3 -4 M4 -2

    

Nancybefree
on 5/22/13 2:36 pm
VSG on 11/21/12

Good for you, girl!  I'm flappin' right along with ya.  :)

 

5'8"    HRW 357 on 7/09/12    SW 339   >196 8/26/13 (surgeon's goal)   TWL  193     CW   164 

*:•-:¦:-•:*1st pers. goal 178 on 10/16/13; ultimate goal 164 on 12/13/13*:•-:¦:-•:* 

mdusha
on 5/22/13 6:00 pm - FL
VSG on 12/07/12

I love you guys!!  Thanks for your positive words! :)

      

Check out my blog at www.selfimageafterweightloss.com

Sleeveless
on 5/26/13 1:22 pm - CA
VSG on 11/26/12 with

Joan Rivers says her arms look like a flying squirrel's. :-)

I chose my online name precisely because I also dream of wearing sleeveless outfits some day. I've got serious flying -squirrel syndrome, but I'm so happy for you!

Enjoy the warmer weather in your bad-ass body!