The Final Curve

5 years ago, I probably would have laughed in your face if you told me that one day I’d be saying that my VBO (visible belly outline) is sexy. And like, not just an uncomfortable giggle… I mean, a full on, straight from the gut, you-must-be-off-your-rocker kind of laugh. 

  
Who knew I would ever be able to utter the words “I love my belly” without resentful sarcasm!?  I certainly never would have believed it — but here I am, looking at my soft, protruding, B-belly, like, “dammmmn!!!” *wink/weirdly opened mouth/awkward head nod* 

  
I’m not about to shout from the rooftops that I’ll never wear shapewear again, because I do still love the look and feel of a tight, somewhat smooth bod under my clothes sometimes, and there’s nothing wrong with that…

  

   
But, I will say this: I am never going to be uncomfortable displaying my belly when and how I please, because I don’t need to hide it to feel sexy!!! It’s soft, round, and jiggles when I walk, but so do my boobs and my butt, and I love those! So it’s time to embrace the final curve!!! 

 
As it goes with most of my body acceptance accomplishments, it usually begins with a great outfit! 

   

These amazing, faux leather trimmed leggings and black mesh top from SexyPlus are so gorgeous!!! They’re the perfect pieces for a night out dancing, or for casually layering, as I’ve done under this beautiful kimono from Zelie For She.  

  
Paired with some simple grey flats, silver accessories, and a fabulous felt hat from Addition Elle this summer, the all black pieces underneath give amazing detail and texture to the whole look! 

   
   
And of course, my newest favourite accessory — my VBO!!! 
  

Mesh top, SexyPlus Clothing – here (on sale!!!)

Leggings, SexyPlus Clothing – similar 

Duster, Zelie For She – similar 

Hat, Addition Elle – here 

Shoes, Walmart – similar 

6 comments

  1. Francesca Galli

    Love this! I’m slowly becoming more comfortable with my body. My belly is the one thing “I don’t mind”, although I don’t know if I love it per se but I definitely don’t hate it.

    Other parts of my body however I’m working on appreciating. I consider myself very lucky to still be alive & independent, my body is a big part of that, so as a whole I love mine, it gives me everything I have & need.

    I suppose it’s a long journey.

  2. margotmeanie

    This is awesome and I’m right on board with you, even if you had asked me a year and half ago, I was still trying to conceal as much as possible, now, I really could care less. It’s just another part of me and I really like me right now!

    And daaaaamn, you ring game is STRONG! I’m envious and perhaps drooling a lil bit!

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