Before And After – #NSNation Update – Week 17

If you read the post prior to this one, you will see I talked about being involved with Lands End with Swimsuit Confidence. I'll admit it, sometimes it is hard to feel good about yourself in a swimsuit. However, as I've learned, we are often harder on ourselves than we are on others. I have to learn that I am never going to be that perfect airbrushed pictures … [Read more...]

I Have Swimsuit Confidence!


On May 21, 2012 (yes, today!), women from across the country will show off their swimsuit confidence by posting a photo in a 2012 Lands’ End swimsuit. Last year, they had just under 100 women participate! This year, I am one of the women who will be participating. I am joining the editors of Self Magazine, writers from the Curvy Girl Guide (did you catch, and … [Read more...]

Lands' End Swimsuits

With swimming season here, you may need a new swimsuit. Do you have any tips for buying a great swimsuit? Here's a great video to help you pick out the perfect suit: Lands' End allowed me to pick out a swimsuit for this swim season. (Ok, deep breathes. I'm going to post a picture of my suit). I went with the Women's Regular All-over Control Slender … [Read more...]

Lands End Swimsuits Review and Giveaway

This giveaway is over. The winner is thegamblinggirl. Congrats! Now that we are hitting the hundreds in Chicago, it is time to get our swimsuits. If you are like me, it is a scary time. I normally hate shopping for swimsuits. I bought my last swimsuit before Madison was born (and she'll be 6 in January).  It's a two piece and I hate it.  … [Read more...]