Tag: bathing suit season

Real Women Don't Wear Tankinis

This year, I worked hard to drop a few pounds over the winter so that when spring arrived, I wouldn’t have to face my annual swimwear terror attack. Honestly, I find shark-infested waters less scary than trying on bathing suits.  Bungee jumping?  Piece of cake.  Wrestling alligators?  Not a problem.  Standing half-naked in front of a three-way mirror when I…

Saying "I Don't" to a Beach Wedding

Saying "I Don't" to a Beach Wedding

“My sister is having a beach wedding,” a friend of mine informed me over coffee one day. “That sounds cool,” I responded. “It’s not cool,” she complained. “I just had a baby four months ago, remember? None of my old clothes fit yet and the idea of being seen in a bathing suit makes me want to throw up.” She…