Gaining Weight

The majority of us, will, as time goes on, regain some weight. For me, it’s slightly more fraught because I lost weight in the first place (circa 2015) for health reasons. It’s 2021, and after a pretty ridiculous year for us all (and let’s be honest, before that by about six months) I gained about… Continue reading Gaining Weight

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Cooking

I’ve always cooked. As long as I remember, I was a part of the kitchen. Whether that was (sometimes unwillingly) being recruited to chop potatoes or peel carrots, or to stir the sauce while Mom did something else – or the best, to ‘clean up’ the bowl of brownie or cookie batter. I was very… Continue reading Cooking

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Flexible Dieting

I have lost weight before, and where I’m trying to get to in terms of weight is where I was previously, for about 3 years. After that, office life set in and I wasn’t working on my feet for the majority of the day. Plus a number of other dietary factors. The way I lost… Continue reading Flexible Dieting

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Weightlifting

Weightlifting is one of those things I didn’t really know that much about. I’d say I was really introduced to it about 5 years ago when I flirted with Crossfit (yes, I was one of those assholes for a little bit). I faffed around with ‘lifting’ – poorly using the machines in the uni gym… Continue reading Weightlifting

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My Body, My Confidence

This here is the story of me, my confidence, and my weight and what it all means to me. I’ve struggled with my weight for years. I’m 5’8″ and at my heaviest (between 2012 and 2015) weighed about 90kg (about 200lbs for my American friends). I’ve always been in a bit of a catch-22 because… Continue reading My Body, My Confidence

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An Introduction

I wear lingerie for myself. Nobody else, though others may benefit, at least for a few minutes. I wear lingerie for myself because it emphasizes my strength. My femininity and my courage. I wear lingerie because it helps me feel and project the self-confidence that took me years to actualize. I am not skinny. I… Continue reading An Introduction

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