A Tribute To Jeans

I’m a jeans girl. I don’t often find jeans that I like or that fit me just as I want them to, but when I do, I wear them until the bitter, worn seams, fraying, faded, torn at the crotch end. When we got to Australia in January, I sadly waved goodbye to wearing jeans.... Continue Reading →

Halloween and Body Image

Even when I was younger and I felt insecure about my appearance, I looked forward to Halloween. Although picking a costume was always something that gave me a bit of headache - you have to pick the perfect one, not just any one - once I had settled on the look I wanted, I couldn’t wait.... Continue Reading →

The Truth Behind Selfies

I got into the habit when I was younger of posting a photo of myself before every night out I went on. After spending an hour or two getting ready,  I would then ask my mum or my sister to take a photo of me. I was pretty self conscious so sometimes I’d ask them... Continue Reading →

Reinventing Myself

Since settling in Sydney, there has been one job I have put off - sorting through my clothes. With the mix of having polycystic ovaries, coming off the pill and going from an active job to working from home, I knew that most of them wouldn’t fit me anymore. I tried them on the other... Continue Reading →

Does Size Matter?

I went shopping the other day and tried on two pairs of jeans. They were both the same size, same cut, same style, just slightly different colours. Essentially they were identical, but one pair were loose and the other wouldn’t go over my thighs. I wondered if I had picked another size up by mistake,... Continue Reading →

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