Monday, October 24, 2011

Looking So Plump Don't Stop me from Dressing Up



Sorry to show you guys photos of me, so early on a Monday morning. :)

I've recently come to terms that I am now a member of the plump society. Of course, naturally, I was depressed when I realize how "fat" I was getting. People tend to be mean with their comments when they see me and I can't help but feel hurt. But lately, I've embraced my new body type.

Since I know I gained this weight by letting myself go, I'm trying to find ways to lose the excess pounds by eating healthier and exercising. But I am in no hurry. What's important now is to just be healthy and eat a balanced diet (oh how hard that is!!!). 

For the past week, I've been invited to a few events that sort of requires for me to dress up a little. Of course, it was a bit hard fitting into old clothes. Thanks to Spanx, Inchess Off, Maidenform and Wacoal, I can still manage to wear some old dresses I have in closet. I should be conscious with all the fat in my arms, chest and tummy, but I'm hardly feeling anything. Eh ganun eh. Mataba ako ngayon. I can't stop living my life just because I gained 20 pounds. What would happen to me if I feel sorry for myself?

And I can't let my weight dictate what I have to wear! No, sir! I can't!

At Salon De Ning, Manil;a Peninsula for an Avon event

dress: forever 21; shoes: trunkshow; bag: fendi; bracelet: shen's addiction accessories; watch: rolex; earrings: avon accessories

At Opus, Resort's World for Shu Uemura x Wong Kar Wai Event

jumpsuit: pink manila; belt: forever 2; bag: fendi; shoes: so! fab (not seen); bracelet: shen's addiction accessories; necklace: forever 21; earrings: forever 21; watch: rolex


Looking at how I dress now, I'm definitely not the girl who use to settle for plain shirts and jeans. I'm quite proud of myself to be able to summon the confidence to don these clothes.

It took a while to gather spunk and self confidence but thanks to few inspirations like Oprah, America Ferrera, The Plump Pinays and Santana Lopez, I have no reason to think that I'm limited to frumpy outfits.

What's important is that I'm enjoying my life, having fun with friends and getting to feel at ease with my own body!

So if you're like me... don't feel bad at all. Instead, let the world know that you won't let the excess pounds stop you from living your life.

Happy monday, peeps!! :)





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18 comments :

Valeriecabance said...

Very inspiring naman ms shen! You are so true! Other people and the media aren't the ones who categorize pretty, sexy, ugly or fat people. And people who tend to do that are the ones who are really (but in denial) insecure. The 1st step is accepting yourself then making the best out of it. And you've rock that! (take that mean commenters!!!)
I really love the forever21 dress! Heehee!

Bee Luzada said...

Awww. I would usually hide myself in baggy clothes... But yeah! weight shouldn't dictate what I wear, as well! Thanks for being an inspiration! ^_^

Nikki said...

Bongga sis! tama yan, you are sexy and you have to appreciate that yourself before others can!!!! :) Bongga! saw you during the Shu event at bonggels nga ang outfit mo!!!

MereMakeupManiac said...

as long as we feel good and look good in what we wear, no matter what size we are we should be proud of our bodies. kudos Shen for braving to raise this topic others wouldn't dare to tackle. ;)

Jamillacamel said...

Love your looks! Good luck with the healthy eating plan!

saccharine0158 said...

love both outfits! :) i think i need to pay forever21 a visit soon! :D

e Omniscient said...

Thanks for this post

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lilac said...

Nice entry! why restrict ourselves with limited choices just because we are on the healthy side? at the end of the day, its confidence that really matters! Thanks shen, for being an inspiration to celebrate individuality :)

animetric said...

I admire you talaga. I'm even more plump than you and my whole wardrone is like... black. O_O

Billie Liboro said...

i love you shen! :D you look great! :)

Thiamere Brea said...

you're not fat,sweetie!
you're sexy!
there are girls who look fat & frumpy because they let themselves look like so.
nasa pagdadala lang yan & you totally show us how comfy & sexy you look!

*clears throat*
I am fat (you know it,ne?)
but i don't care what others will say.
The fact that i'm loved by the people that i love is already enough for me.
^_~

plump said...

you know what makes you moreeee sexy? accepting your body and flaws! go girl!! =D

Lauren said...

Shen, you look amazing! I'm glad you feel great about your body no matter what shape it's in. :D

JhoAnne Luna said...

nice dress. love your first outfit its so girly :)

angelamhiere said...

Ok lang yan, Ms. Shen! I'm actually gaining weight, na rin... pero I think it's normal, di ba? 

Like what they say, if you have it, flaunt it!!!

Flaunt your sexy curves! Nasa nagdadala naman yun, eh! Look at you, so sexy... ^__^


Sbi nga ni Ms. Nikki, Bongga!!! ^__~

Mwuah! ^__^

MrsMartinez said...

Dear 
I love it! Carry lang!xoxoMrsMartinez

MariaKristela said...

 This post is so inspiring! Each of us is sexy in our own rights and way. It's all about accepting and loving ourselves. :)

Avery Ayala said...

I wish to have the same attitude as yours.  I still haven't come to terms with my getting plump all these years. A very slow process for me.
Anyway, I wish you success in your efforts to have the body you're longing for. :)

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