Tuesday, June 07, 2011

What to do, What to do...

As I was sitting poolside today in my shorts and tee shirt I vacillated between two different thoughts...The first....why should I care about what I look like in a swimsuit (I refuse to wear one in public) when there are people that look like "that" walking around parading themselves in front of a crowd of people. I mean they seriously have no shame. And the second thought was....if you wear one you will undoubtedly become one of "those" people and someone else will be thinking/writing the same thing about you. So you either stay cool or stay covered, I haven't made up my mind yet, and I can promise you that there will be no pictures should I decide to be brave.

PS - I love the promise of looking 10 pounds thinner in 10 seconds with the "miracle" swimsuit. Do they not understand that the swimsuit only covers a portion of my body. I mean they aren't selling me something that goes from head to toe. How do they then expect to make me look 10 pounds lighter? Advertising!

4 comments:

Emma Jo said...

You make me laugh. I often give props to the many shapes and sizes I see, strutting their stuff...if it would help you feel better I could send you a horrific picture that someone took of my during my triathlon when I thought that I was all in shape and awesome but it is from the rear, OF the rear...there is cellulite and a saggy suit, it's not pretty but it may make you feel better.
I say go for it. Chances are, everyone is worrying about the same thing and no one is paying attention to anyone else at all...plus, that's what adorable cover ups are for.

Amber H. said...

I'm with you...I hadn't bought a new swimsuit in 6 years (which btw is when I still had post pregnancy pounds - oh wait, they're still there & it still fits) and only go swimming at a pool where no one can see me. But then we decided to take the kids to the beach. And I thought - screw it. I'm not one of THOSE people and it was not pretty viewing for those around me. BUT my kids thought I was awesome for getting in the water with them. and then I got out and put on a cute coverup :)
Point? I think you're cool either way

Lexi said...

I wish I could post a picture of myself in a swimsuit when I was eight months pregnant. It's so disgusting it hurts. But I did it. Because I like to swim in hotels that are nowhere near my house that have no one I know in them.

I'm not convinced any suit will help me. Not at all.

Mandee said...

I decided to become one of "those" people. It was quite liberating!!