Saturday, April 28, 2012

Am I My Worst Critic?

Quote of the Day: It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine. – Byron Katie.

Hello My Curvy Divas, Do I look fat in this? Can you see my stomach in this shirt? Omg, my butt looks huge in this dress. I dont wanna go out, I have NOTHING to wear. Lord if you just help me lose about 20lbs I wont ask for nothing else. Girl I'm about to start eating right, I'm trying to get my body right for summer. She look a mess in that, she too fat to wear that. Are you guilty of saying at least one or two of these statements? I know I am.

 As women in general we are super judgemental, overly critical, and plain right harsh when it comes to ourselves and others. The best way to detect a self loathing woman is to watch her try on clothes. I guarantee, nothing will ever fit her right,she will always blame her body, and put herself down. I know, I've been there too. An epiphany came for me about 6 months ago, I went on a diet and lost a significant amount of weight. I had not reached my goal but was well on my way and the results were noticeable. Something began to happen as I lost weight, besides the fact that my old clothing was falling off, I began to feel uncomfortable. It was not until I gained most of the weight back that I realized I had grown comfortable in my size 18/20. It was also then that I realized that I did not think I deserved to be smaller. My AHA moment came when I learned that in order to be successful with my weight loss goal or esteem goals, I had to learn to LOVE myself at whatever weight I was. (insert sigh here) We always feel that things will be better WHEN we lose the weight.

Its crazy because I always believed I loved myself because I always treated myself to nice things, traveled, and indulged in whatever my heart desired but I was mistaken. The new love I have for myself is patient when I make mistakes, kind when I try on something unflattering, and always there when faced with adversity. My new love is no longer a feeling but an act of kindness that I extend to myself continuously through encouraging words and surrounding myself with people who are positive and supportive.

  Today I present you with a challenge. The challenge to love yourself despite your circumstance,looks, weight,or current self esteem. It may not be easy but honey, you are WORTH it. Today's photos are not my most flattering by some people's standards but I dont care because I love me and this plus size body is BEAUTIFUL!

If you cant love yourself, how the hell you gonna love anybody else? Can I get an Amen?- Rupaul

Facebook: Sin Namon(p.s. body beautiful)
Twitter: p.s.body beautiful

Sincerely, Sinnamon

p.s. Diva of the week will be back next week. I have decided on next week's diva but keep your submissions coming for future blog entries.

Wear your Confidence like a Cape!

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Spring Forward, Fall Back

Quote of the Day: The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Sally Berger

Hello My Curvy Divas,

Today the weather was really nice in the DMV so I decided to do some thrifting. I should have woke up earlier because when I arrived,everything looked picked over. Today was SALE day, and apparently everyone was on the prowl. I did however manage to get some basic pieces and 2 vintage shirts. Im warming up to vintage clothing. maybe you can give me ideas on how to wear them. Anywho, for those who have never thrifted, you should try it. It's a great way to find unique pieces,after a good washing and/or trip to the cleaners before wearing. Well enjoy my OOTD(outfit of the day),stores are noted. I found it to be fun and comfortable much like my personality. Also I'm featuring my first DIVA of the WEEK. keep the submissions coming because you may be next.

Check me out on Facebook: Sinnamon(p.s. body beautiful)
Twitter: PSBodybeautiful
striped shirt: Rainbow, Pink skirt:Old Navy, rose sandals: rugged wearhouse
DIVA OF THE WEEK: Catina from Milwakee, WI. Shirt -Discovery,Pants-Ashley Stewart,Jewelry -Ashley Stewart,Belt-Discovery,Shoes -New Mode. Congrats Tina!!!!

Be Strong. Be Confident. Be You.

Sincerely, Sinnamon

Thursday, April 5, 2012

P.S. Body Beautiful: Swimsuit Surfing

P.S. Body Beautiful: Swimsuit Surfing: Quote of the Day: If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katharine Hepburn Hello Curvy Divas, Today I was cruising online...

Swimsuit Surfing

Quote of the Day: If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katharine Hepburn Hello Curvy Divas, Today I was cruising online for swimwear and found some really cute items. Its imperative that you begin to shop early for summer because as we know CUTE things in our size do not last. Sometimes you may pay more when you buy early but you also dont run the risk of searching through sales and clearance racks for that special item in YOUR size. My online shopping inspired me to post cute finds on my facebook and twitter pages.I tried to include one pieces, tankinis, bikinis, solids, and prints to give you some variety. Below you will find my top 3. I encourage you to visit my facebook and twitter pages for the entire collection of finds. I have included where you can find them, prices, and sizes. Enjoy!!! Be Strong. Be Confident. Be You. Facebook:Sin Namon(ps body beautiful) Twitter: PSbodybeautiful Sincerely, Sinnamon
Black Mesh Belize. on sale $98 Monif C website. available in sizes 18w,20w,24w
$38.46 for the top via lanebryant website. available in sizes 14-28
$59.99 sizes 12-26 via one stop plus

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Soooo Ready for Spring!!

Quote of the Day: The most effective way to do it, is to do it. - Amelia Earhart. Hello My Curvy Divas Hopefully this week has started on a good note for you. Monday was such a busy day for me. It started with over a million errands followed by two graduate level classes. I did not leave class to close to 10p.m., mind you I was up around 8a.m.(but I digress). I endured it due to wearing my superwoman panties. Sooo today I had the pleasure of creating FB and Twitter accounts for the blog to keep everyone up to date with looks and news. Also because I want you to have a more immediate way to contact me. Today's post will be short. I just wanted to provide you with the contact info to add me to Facebook and Twitter. Facebook: PSbodybeautiful Twitter: @PSbodybeautiful I couldnt leave without leaving you with a sneak peek to some outfit combos. Check them out and give me some ideas.(if I choose your idea, I'll tag you on FB/Twitter). Later this week I will post pics of me modeling at least 2 outfits, plus I will feature a Diva I know in one of her favorite outfits. Enjoy the Rest of your week. Be Strong. Be Confident. Be You. Sincerely, Sinnamon