What do we mean when we say the word 'curvy'? Most will immediately think of your plus sized model, but that's not really always the case.... Before I begin on my post journey I just want to clarify I have nothing against anyone who is plus sized. I'm not tiny by any stretch of the imagination, but as long as people are happy and healthy whatever size they are... then that's all that matters.
For me my body shape has been something I've learnt to love over the years, and being honest right now I'm the happiest I've been in a long time. I keep fit, I eat well (sometimes!) and I try to treat my body like a temple, however it wasn't always the case.
I know we always want what we can't have, but going back to a shapeless body? Really?! I can't quite believe I even wanted that! I am not tiny but I'm not big either, I have bum, chunky thighs, big boobs and a figure that has developed into an hourglass curve. I have finally learnt to embrace my shape and dress myself to flatter my figure - to be honest I'm extremely proud to say I'm a curvy girl, and a 5ft 4 curvy girl at that!
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Being curvy doesn't mean you have to be plus sized, curvy can be all about indulging into your body shape and loving that womanly figure you have. Why do you think women from the 40's and 50's were so iconic? They ruled their image and people would admire their gorgeous curves and it's all coming back around in fashion today. Do you know why it's coming back? It's because it's stunning that's why!
Now I have been extremely lucky to have been nominated by Navabi for their Curvy Blog Award 2012! Which is a fantastic honour and I'd absolutely love it if you would take 2 seconds to vote for me!
All you need to do is click the button above, then scroll down through the list to number 165 and click vote! Ta-da you've then voted for me! (it'll say talesofanniebean.com next to it)
Power to the curvy girls out there!
When you do vote make sure you let me know you have so I can give you thank you on twitter :) xxx