Once Wore an XXXXL, Today a Medium Shirt
I tried on a couple of shirts today at Target — the first being a large.
Something was wrong. It was too big. I don’t like tight shirts, but I also don’t like my clothes hanging off of me. It just wasn’t the right fit for me.
I knew it, too, and cracked a smile.
I left the dressing room and hurriedly put the large shirt back on the shelf while picking up a medium shirt stacked on the shelf above it. I went back to the dressing room and put it on, instantly liking how it felt. As I spun around in front of the mirror in the dressing room, the gravity of the situation sunk in. Just about two years ago I was wearing an XXXXL shirt, with a couple of XXXXXLs in my closet. None of these of course which were or are available at Target, only at big and tall specialty stores.
After walking out of the dressing room with my loot, I looked around for my wife and found her nearby. She could tell I was happy, but didn’t know why. I showed her this: