It wasn’t just the trashing of spoiled underwear every month. It was the stained sheets. It was the stealth moves to the women’s washroom at work. It was the awkward moments mid-stretch with male trainers. And it was most certainly the tiresome exercise of standing in the Shopper’s Drug Mart aisle, piecing together the required assortment of regular, super, super plus and ‘active’ protection without hemorrhaging dollars from my spending budget. Continue reading The Girl’s Gone Diva. DivaCup, That Is.
I heard stitching tear as the super cute RB High Impact stretched over my shoulders. And the expensive white Stella McCartney bra that looked so good on the rack was so tight that I couldn’t avoid smearing N70 foundation on the collar as I fought my way out of it. Black girl problems. Continue reading Lose The Bounce – Part 2
With a little coaxing, Arlene seized the moment and stepped on to the platform to have her gorgeous blue sunhat judged among the rest. I watched my big sister laugh and mingle with a jolly woman in a statement red hat and a blonde in an ocean blue, Jane Jetson inspired design that took first place. Everyone clapped, more champagne flowed and just like that, we were thrust into the wonderful world of polo. Continue reading Hot Mess: sweating in the cheap seats at Polo For Heart
I nearly dismissed the invitation altogether. Botox and cosmetic treatments aren’t really my thing. But, coming from an acquaintance in the fashion biz, the opportunity piqued my interest. So I made my way to the swanky Thompson Hotel, where I mingled with beauty writers… Continue reading Chin Up
There I was, chest high, shoulders back and quads on fire, during a charity cycling class. The sound of heavy electronic beats mixed with ‘eighties’ melodies permeated the air and drowned out my thoughts as I pressed my heels through the pedals, matching my cadence to the upbeat tempo. Then it happened. I glanced up mid-sprint and caught the reflection of my floppy girls tossing about just below the neckline of my low cut Lole top. Ugh, seriously? Continue reading Lose The Bounce – Part 1