One thing that Dita Von Teese swears by is drinking lots of water. In the morning with lemon, out of a bottle during the day…. She even has made a video about it! When I started WWDD this was one of my biggest challenges. Where I work can get very busy and when running about… Continue reading WWDD – Keeping hydrated
Last weekend was a bit of a crazy one for me. I foolishly agreed to perform with a couple of other ladies from the chair burlesque class at a vintage fair. It was absolutely terrifying! The torrential rain on my way there didn’t help my mood, and neither did the zip breaking on the playsuit… Continue reading Show me how you burlesque…
“I advocate glamour. Every day. every minute.” In case you hadn’t noticed, as well as Mr. Blahnik, I love Dita von Teese! And so when given a chance to do a pinup shoot I thought why not? At least I’d get nice hair and makeup! The shoot itself was really fun, I won’t get to… Continue reading Embracing my inner pinup!
Well another week is over and I’m still running! Amazing I know! Am I still hating it? Yes! You know those people who say you get an endorphin rush and then it’s all worth it? LIARS! Every single one of them! My pace when running is dictated by me going “I hate running, I hate… Continue reading WWDD: Couch to 5K week 2
Well I survived! A whole week of running! Well mainly walking but running too! And it wasn’t as painful as I expected. I even was motivated enough to do an extra run yesterday! I seriously doubt that I am ever going to love running but if I can survive my friend’s hen do in July… Continue reading WWDD: Couch to 5K week one
The last week or so has been hard. Depression and PTSD is a tricky thing. You think you are doing okay and then BAM! It hits again.You feel on edge. Every little thing irritates you. And then the fear escalates. Every person in the street is a threat. Every noise makes you jump. The adrenaline… Continue reading WWDD – Putting your best face forward…
Even when exercising Dita makes sure she has makeup on. As she says in her book “a bad day always goes better with a bold lipstick. I find comfort in being glamorous.” Now I am not short on makeup supplies so this one was not the hardest of the What Would Dita Do ideas! When… Continue reading WWDD – Getting lippy!