I love exercising; I find it invigorating, relaxing and empowering.   But I also I live with a chronic illness that makes exercising difficult, impacting too much on my body and leaving me broken instead of renewed.   Over the years, I’ve needed to develop a routine that allows me to satisfy my need for sweaty, adrenalin saturating fitness without overly…

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Swimwear: Figleaves Curve

Will this summer ever end? I certainly hope not! Weekends spent on the beach, sunbathing in the garden, picnicking in the park and paddling in the river to cool down after a long dog walk.   This endless summer is definitely like having your cake and eating it too.   And we all know the bigger the cake, the better!…
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Easy Breezy Summer

In my recent Summer Capsule Wardrobe post, I spoke about my want for an easy breezy plus size summer dress. Something light weight, simple and elegant enough to hold its own without me needing to co-ordinate it with too many other items.   A dress equally beautiful paired with plaited leather sandals as with high heels. I had originally wanted…
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Short Short Shorts

I’ve had a love hate relationship with shorts. I have always loved the idea of them.   They look phenomenally chic, keep you cool in the heat, and are super easy for pulling on over a swimsuit after a day at the beach. Yet shorts have rarely loved me.  I’m a 5ft10 woman with thunder thighs and big hips.  …
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Beach Body Ready

For all the girls with back rolls, wobbly bellies, thunder-thighs or bingo wings. For all the girls with saggy boobs, stretch marks, cellulite and c-ankles. You are worthy and you are #beachbodyready We all know that I feel passionately about learning to love your body as it is, not how society tells you it should be. I started this blog…
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