I catch myself as I write these words and berate my self indulgence as if being 4 stone heavier than I was in January even matters. My mother is four stone lighter than she was is January but that is because she is dying... My Second Cousin graduated University this week without his Father there … Continue reading How pathetic is all this weightloss bull shit?
So I didn't go to the Burlex class the week after, nor the week after that.... not this week either. My friend Sarah has been an absolute bloody trooper and has been every week. I don't even have the excuse that my friend didn't go so I didn't want to either! I genuinely loved the … Continue reading Lack of motivation strikes again…
Hello lovely Guys and Dolls! Hope you are all feeling the arrival of Summer and have pulled out your Vintage hot weather wardrobe!? Last night I had the absolute pleasure in participating in my first Burlesque exercise class and I must say, what a revelation it was! Firstly the setting for this foray into the … Continue reading My forays into the world of Burlex!
Hands up who wears those humongous, hideous, pull in pants, that suck in your tummy and bum? Lots of us I would guess. I love and hate them in equal measure. The ones that are like shorts seem to cut off the blood supply to my legs whilst the ones that are brief shaped don't … Continue reading Musings on Lingerie.
I came home from my job at a Pupil Referall Unit, where today I had been inspired to write a new blog about how New British Grime music is influencing our young people in an outrages way by glorifying Gang culture and Gang violence. I then came home and scrolled through Instagram. I saw on … Continue reading Beyond the Curve. A Step Too Far?
A contentious issue this week has been the discussion of plus size clothing costing more than the same garments in smaller sizes. I for one am absolutely disgusted by this, but it is something that I have dealt with for 20 years. What I find worse is that the media is only just picking up … Continue reading Fat Shaming on the High Street.
As I sit in a coffee shop, happily sipping my full fat latte and tucking into a delicious slice of chocolate cake, I over hear a woman at the counter say to the barrista, “Can I have skinny milk please, I’ve already had a chocolate bar today so I need to make up for it.” … Continue reading What I learn about Women and Weight Whilst People Watching.