I felt alone. It didn’t seem as though many people legitimately cared about me or how I was doing. Continue reading
Without getting too mushy- which is almost impossible when I start talking about my baby girl- I have been thinking about how fun it is having Elle around. She is a joy. She makes life fun. Her hugs can bring me to tears and when she says, “mama” I melt. I am so glad that she chose me to be her mama. Continue reading
Sewing has helped me appreciate and get to know my body. All of these years, I thought I was an hourglass but, as it turns out, I am a rectangle with tendencies of spoon and pear. That’s not confusing at all, right?! So, I’ve been discovering the things that look good on my body. I gravitate towards fitted clothing but I want to diversify to be able to dress my body in the way that makes me feel comfortable, beautiful and confident. That’s a lot to ask for.
The other day I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror and I smiled. I smiled at myself. Continue reading
$22 – newlook.com
$71 – surfstitch.com
$600 – saksfifthavenue.com
So… I tested another pattern. I was surprised at how easy this one was. I didn’t need to figure out my normal adjustments (I’m looking at you, FBA!). It was just a straight sew. Wes jokes that I always need to B. I. B. adjustment. In case you’re curious, it’s the “Because I’m Black” adjustment. Haha! He’s pretty funny when he wants to be.
So, I joined a Blogger Gang. Haha! It’s actually a tribe. Blogger Tribe sounds wayyyy less intense. Anyway, the point of the blogger tribe is to have a group of bloggers support one another and lift each other up. I can certainly use some support from other writers regarding my blog. Sometimes I just don’t have anything to say (or I feel like I don’t).
I got rid of them. I got rid of all of my clothing. Well, almost all of my clothing. You must be thinking that I’ve lost my mind. I assure you that I haven’t. Even though when the purging of my clothes brought me to tears- yes… really- I certainly thought that I’d gone a little “batty.”