Sheinside sent me this fun sweatshirt. Donald Duck with nerd glasses on, and the ironic "Genius" written on it just makes it more quirky. It is pretty thick and definitely not for the summer. But, the moment the temperature drops I can see myself wearing this repeatedly. I got the product within 18 days of ordering, thoroughly impressed by that. When I like something/someone, I fall hard, and I don't mind being a repeat offender. The longer things last the better, I was never into cheap thrills and flaky friends anyway.
Donald Duck Sweatshirt - c/o Sheinside (get it here, not an affiliate link)
Round Sunglasses - c/o Firmoo
Shoes - B.K. Market
Jeggings - Pantaloons(years ago)
Some times I feel stupid taking my own photos. It feels even more odd editing the photos. The urge to Photoshop a bulge here and there remains strong, but I fight it because this blog is for people to see how a non-thin body looks like. The oddity of your own body and the imperfections often stand out more when you stare at it longer. I sometimes wonder if I really look that way in real life, when I move around and breathe and talk and laugh or if it is all a trick of the light in a particular photo.When I look at other not so thin (plus-sized or not) bloggers, I identify with the bulges and not the smooth perfections. Seeing anybody wear clothes and wear it well is an inspiration in itself, but when the whole world is obsessed with becoming thinner or in having a thin waist and the "right" curves, you need to see these other bodies that exist all around. I follow a lot of body positive sites and all those women dress beautifully. There is nothing wrong with feeling and looking like a slob on some days, but, the fact that you can look good and be admired despite being bigger is a good feeling. It reminds you people are not all brainwashed, that the future may not be so bleak that people won't be able to look beyond the outer shell of a person. You don't need to dress up or put make-up on, but you totally should if you think it's fun without making excuses for it. If you are a guy and like wearing nice clothes and carrying jazzy accessories/gadgets don't bother about those who think you are odd, slap anyone who thinks it's a girly thing to do. Teach them to open their minds. There are too many people telling girls to cover up their bulges and scars, there are too many girls self-harming, trying to resemble the girl on the magazine cover or on the runway without realising the model also looks like a human being in person. That is why it is essential that there are also these other people who exist with all their glorious flaws out in the open.