Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Question of Health

weight health relationship

OK, I’ll admit it: I daydream about getting my big break. Catching the eye of some well-placed luminary and being given the chance to spread my message everywhere they’ll let me, across media, across boundaries, all over the world. But there’s a question I’ve been asked by a few readers and acquaintances that I’m certain would surface in daytime talk shows and on-the-spot interviews, and that question always clouds my daydreams. READ MORE

Casual Outfit Roundup: Week of March 20

Already Pretty outfit featuring Gap jacket

Olive green jacket – Gap Collarless jacket
Blush tee – Gap Asymmetrical T
Jeans, Talbots Heritage Straight Leg
Boots, Coclico (no longer available) – similar color and shape,more Coclico boots
Necklace and earrings, self-made

I had last Friday off and went to the Gap to check out a jacket I’d seen online. There seems to be some cosmic rule that the three times per year that I enter an actual Gap store, they’re having a mega-sale. I tried on this blush top and olive jacket together, and was helpless. Even though I know that blush color makes me look deathly on its own. I’ll have to deploy carefully. READ MORE

Lovely Links: 3/25/11

This week I got a reader e-mail from a woman requesting hat/clothing advice for her best friend who is about to undergo treatment for breast cancer, and I remembered Chikara. I wrote about this company ages ago, and I’ll be damned if they haven’t churned out EVEN MORE gorgeous clothing in the meantime. And they’ve expanded into lingerie and swimwear, too! Check out Chikara for truly stellar clothing designed for post-mastectomy bodies. READ MORE