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What size do I wear?!

At 5’10” it’s already challenging to properly dress myself.  Most places don’t carry tall sizes for ladies in stores, leaving me to order many things online, which is fun at times and a pain in the ass at other times.   497 more words

Health & Fitness

You Are Not A Number

I am a 10, unless I am a 12 or a 14, sometimes all three at once and more often than not, none of these all at the same time while also still not being an M or an ML but definitely never a SM. 657 more words

I Am Not A Number

I am a 10, unless I am a 12 or a 14, sometimes all three at once and more often than not, none of these all at the same time while also still not being an M or an ML but definitely never a SM. 657 more words

Blog

Weighed and Measured

I was weighed the other day, and measured.  And to my great surprise, I was found wanting.

There I stood, like a lamb for the slaughter—clad in undergarments and socks, a paper gown hanging ignominiously from my slumping shoulders—facing the long arm of the weigh scale, its pendulous weights being moved unrelentingly to the right by an unsympathetic nurse. 884 more words

Funny, Eh?

The search for the perfect size (uh…one that fits!)

It never fails: tune into a discussion of garment pattern sizes among newbie sewers and be prepared for the lamenting to begin. Yes, you, the experienced garment producer, think to yourself, a size 8 pattern is most assuredly not going to fit you if you wear a size 8 in ready-to-wear. 790 more words

Sewing

Sizes smizes

In the photo below you can see two pairs of jeans. The larger pair on the bottom are a size 14 from the H&M women’s range, the pair on top a pair of age 10 from the children’s range. 55 more words

Mental Health

Tips for a Painless Dressing Room Experience

Dressing rooms are intimidating.  The lights are harsh, sometimes seeming to highlight the smallest imperfections, and all of a sudden we don’t really feel like trying on clothes anymore.  648 more words

Fashion