Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Becoming Isidore

I am transforming. In my mind, I am becoming Isidore. Isidore -- an 80-year old Brooklyn-ite transplanted to Florida who still wears his Members Only jacket on 90-degree days. You know what else Isidore does? He wears his pants real high.

An illustration if you will.

Me as Isidore

In the first picture, you'll notice that my waist is directly between my two "bleems" (as I call them). My pants should rest at my waist with the auxiliary or helper bleem over and the primary bleem under the waistband of the pants. Now, my pants are where Isidore wears them, chest-high, over my waist and over the auxiliary bleem.

I'm becoming Isidore because I've lost weight. Yes, it's a good thing. But all my pants are now too long and I'm worried that I'm going to start complaining about the size of the portions at MY restaurant that I eat in every single day. Oh wait, I'm already there. Sheesh.

12 comments:

Meghan said...

yeah you for losing the weight!! That means a shopping spree is in order soon

annacyclopedia said...

You totally made me laugh today, Jendeis. Thanks for the awesome illustrations. Reminds of when my best friend moved away in grade 12, and when I went to visit her, her friend and neighbour told her that when he first saw her, he thought she was a zaida. We all just about peed our pants laughing cause you could totally see it. But it was the tail end of 80s, and waists were pretty darn high, so I guess that's a good excuse.

But yours is even better - hurrah for the change being so visible! Well done, you!

Melissa said...

Hi! Thank you so much for visiting my blog and for the well wishes. I
just read your post and I wanted to say CONGRATS!!!! It is by far the best feeling when you lose weight. Such a wonderful feeling of accomplishment. That is really great. Keep up the good work.

barrenisthenewblack said...

Congrats! Great job! Celebrate with some new pants!

Bean said...

So funny. But more importantly - congratulations. I was going to say have the waist taken in, have them hemmed, but instead I say go to the mall and have fun shopping for new pants!

Jen said...

Congrats! It sounds like a shopping trip is in order!

LOL on the members only jacket. My 86 year old grandpa totally fits that whole description jacket included.

Tricia said...

Hysterical picture!! But, I am so proud of you and your weight loss. You are getting closer to your goal everyday!!

Lollipop Goldstein said...

I am so so so glad you got those pictures up!

Kymberli said...

Go you! There's almost nothing like the feeling of swimming in your pants when you've been trying to lose weight.

Fertilized said...

Excellent! (love the photog's- they made me laugh)

Jen said...

Awesome! You clearly deserve new clothes!

I complain about portion sizes too. I order kid's meals in places that will let me get away with it.

Me said...

Sincerest congrats on the weight loss!!!