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Floral! Motivational Dress Friday

Friday, December 16, 2011

I had decided I was going to stop doing motivational dresses because of my breasts. Yep. The odds of me ever having a 38" chest are next to nothing. Right now I'm an F cup, and even though I imagine that changing, I really don't want it to change that much. I really like my breasts. My lovers really like my breasts. End of story.

And then I was remembered: that is what foundation garments are for.

So, today's motivational dress is a 1950s party dress coming from the Etsy shop The Vintage Studio.



The measurements are as follows:

Bust: 35"
Waist: 26"
Bodice length: 15"
Dress length: 40"

It is, needless to say, small. Though maybe I don't really know what I'm talking about? I just looked at a size chart on Banana Republic and that is a size 6 dress. That doesn't seem that absurd. I mean, 19 sizes away, yes. But absurd? no?

So, yesterday was a good day, and I've been toying with rejoining the gym I used to be be in -- it had closed but reopened as an independent spot, and the membership is only 35 a month; even if I only went on the days when I'm not commuting it would be a pretty good deal. I'm moving in August. Can I commit to a gym through then? After that, I'll use the campus gym wherever I land. I've done that a couple times at my school now, but are all the group classes are when I'm teaching or in seminar. I mean, that is the thing I don't like about this gym -- it doesn't have classes, it is just a circuit.

Really? I miss Jazzercise.

I did find a yoga studio (just now, actually) that has affordable student rates, and I do have my handy dandy student ID, so I might check out their zumba class this afternoon. Honestly, though, I didn't go to community yoga last night because I was afraid I wouldn't be able to keep up, so it seems unreasonable to assume I'll go to zumba tonight. I think I need something at more my own pace for a little while. At least until I'm back in the swing of things. Which I guess means I'm joining the gym again.

Regardless, I have strength training today, and should go eat some breakfast before I decide how I'm going to approach that!
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  • DR1939
    That was a 12 when I was a teenager AND the waist would be too big. Sizes have changed over the years.
    2912 days ago
  • SUNFLOWERSAVAGE
    I loooove that dress...so pretty!
    2914 days ago
  • SHRINKINGLULU
    OMFSM I WANT THAT DRESS!!! It's BEAUTIFUL!! And thos measurements are like, exactly, my goal size. GORGEOUS!

    Why does all the vintage stuff have to be soooo tiny? Or I guess I should say all the vintage stuff that's for sale...


    I think you should join the gym if it's affordable for you, and I also think you should go to zumba! One of the best things about zumba is that you don't really need "keep up" or know the moves. Just do your own thing in your own time!
    2914 days ago
  • DAP1313
    Why would it be absurd? We all need goals and using the actual goal is pretty good. I say go for it!

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    2914 days ago
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