♥ Dress: Dunnes *** Sandals: Topshop *** Jewelery: Primark ♥
Hey folks! It looks like I took a little break from blogging this week, and I kind of did..but not really. I logged in a couple of nights ago to make a post but blogger was down, and it was down the next day too for maintenance or something. I'm sure the whole blogging world (myself included) were freaking out! I know a couple of gals lost some of their entries, thankfully I didn't, but I did (unfortunately) lose a few of the most recent comments. I had read all of them though and appreciate them!
The outfit I wore today was basic and really didn't match with the weather. Our weather has been kind of crazy lately, raining one minute and sunshine the next. That said, this is the first "paperbag" style dress that I own and I couldn't wait any longer to wear it. If i'm honest, I don't really like how it looks on me. I have an odd body shape - wide upper body and my tiny/almost invisible waist hits all of a sudden like BAM, plus my hips are also wide. I feel like this dress made my awkward body shape look even more awkward if that's possible! I think it shows in my pictures that I wasn't comfortable but I didn't have time to re-take them! I do love the chambray skirt on the dress, and the material is very soft and easy to wear so i'm hoping I can find a wide tan belt that will cover the "paperbag" part of the dress. The belt was a little tight which is a shame because I bought the dress in size UK 18 so you would think they would give a large belt, but the belt on all of the dresses is the same length. So my conclusion...I love the dress, hate the waist!
If any Irish gals are looking for this dress, its on sale right now in Dunnes! For some reason they aren't including the belts with the dresses on sale but skinny tan belts are cheap and in most high street stores at the minute.
I began level 3 of the "30 day shred" today. I think you're supposed to do each level for ten days but I get so bored once I reach day 5 or 6! I feel a little bit crazy when I realize that I know all of the words and say "I just saw you sink down! What are you doing back here?!" with Jillian. I had to move to the next level (both times) on day 8. There hasn't been a change in my arms (yet) which is slightly disappointing because that's my main reason for doing the shred! I have noticed a small difference in my mid/lower back and also my upper stomach/abs area which is better than nothing! I'll continue to do it until day 30 anyways, just because I don't want to give up when I have come this far! If anyone has any tips on toning upper arms I would really appreciate it! I don't want big muscles like Madonna and I don't mind if my arms are still "big" - but firmer and less flabby would be nice.
Also good luck to Jedward who are representing Ireland in the Eurovision song contest as I write this. I know they're like marmite - you love 'em or hate 'em but you can't deny that they're pretty entertaining. I met them back in January and they were lovely guys, really not as "dumb blonde" as they portray themselves in the media!
If you're watching the Eurovision song contest, who do you want to win?