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Shoe Size

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Charlottee, Sep 4, 2016.

  1. Charlottee

    Charlottee · Member

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    hello!

    In the past I was around 75kg and most UK8 shoes were fitting fine.
    The few last years I am 110kg and most UK8 shoes feel extremely tight.

    Is this due to the weight gained? If I lose weight I will revert this?
    Or it is due to ageing?

    thanks!
     
  2. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    I found when I list weight, I have a smaller shoe size.
    When I did put alot of weight on, my shoe size went up
     
  3. Enclave

    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    I am a shoe size 11 .. when i was at my heaviest they were tight .. 6st lost and they fit comfortable
     
  4. Energize

    Energize Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think, as you get older, your feet tend to 'spread' a bit anyway but, yes, I agree weight will play a big part as some of the extra fat will settle in the foot too, just like it settles in other parts of the body. ;)
     
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  5. chalup

    chalup Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    When I lost 100+ lbs I lost 2 shoe sizes. I have gained a lot of that back but only went back up 1 size. Am now losing it again and I guess I will see what happens.
     
  6. jay hay-char

    jay hay-char Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Weight probably has a bearing but I reckon age has more. I have gone up 1/2 a UK shoe size since I was a young man, but I suspect that's been offset a bit by the fact that I am (and I hope, will remain) about 4 stone lighter than I was at my worst.

    Like clothes sizes, I suspect that shoe sizes - and width, in particular - can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. I tend to go for whatever feels the best fitting and most comfortable, rather than the size printed on the side of the box.
     
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  7. lynn007

    lynn007 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    size 4 and always have been and put on quite a bit of weight.Think related to giving up smoking but I promised myself I would never smoke again and use weight issues as an excuse to go back...so still small feet and thin legs though the rest of the body is becoming like a walking tent:(
     
  8. Greys0n

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    your feet will grow if you gain some kg and it grows with age too
     
  9. ShyTransCat

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    Don't ask my shoe size :coldfeet:
     
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