It’s said that the first step to solving a problem is admitting you have one. Here’s my confession: I am a pack rat. There’s a shelf crammed with various “special edition” Monopoly as well as at least a dozen other board games. I have boxes full of CD’s and DVD’s. There are storage areas in my home with stuff I… Continue reading Cleaning Out Our Closets
But first a look at 2017: OK so my posing still needs improvement but I… … had lots of wonderful times with Ken, family and friends … made some new friends … went out of my comfort zone to wear white pants and more skirts … took part in Smart Glamour’s #AllMeansAll: Size photo campaign …… Continue reading Looking ahead to 2018
Hello Beauties! It’s been a while since I’ve written on here and for that I apologize. A health update is coming in the next few days, I promise. In the meantime… Have you seen the People Magazine article on The Resort? If you haven’t heard about it yet, The Resort in the Bahamas was built exclusively for plus… Continue reading Plus Size Paradise at The Resort
June 26th, 1991… I got married in a black dress that was handed down by a friend who lost weight. I wouldn’t have dared wear a white dress not just because I was no longer a virgin (we already had our 2 kids by then) but because black was slimming and flattering and I had… Continue reading All Dressed in Black
It’s that time of year when we’re bombarded with hype in order to pour over 60 billion dollars into the coffers of the weight loss industry. Between ads for diet programs (like Weight Watchers with famous stock holder Oprah Winfrey) and products (like prescription medication Contrave), the message is that our bodies… and even our brains… aren’t acceptable. We’re… Continue reading ReVolution, Not ReSolution!
5 years ago, during New York Fashion Week, Avenue Plus Size Clothing Shop held a runway show for customers at its Third Avenue store to showcase the upcoming collection. The models were all approximately size 12/14 which prompted a woman, standing next to me, to say aloud what I was thinking: “I wanna see what those clothes… Continue reading On a Body Like Mine
I love the look and feel of Avenue’s VIP Knits and this Mixed Animal Hi Lo Dress from the collection is no exception. The colors are perfect for fall yet the fabric is lightweight and comfortable enough for warmer temperatures. As the days get cooler, I’ll pair it with a shrug or cardigan but today… Continue reading OOTD: Avenue VIP