Most people who know me well - know I HATE shopping with a passion. I will wear my clothes out - literally OUT - before I go shopping.
BUT - this week I had to break down and head out to the stores. You see I have been invited to a couple of house parties in the next two weeks....... and both of them involve a pool and swimming. I haven't been in a swim suit in YEARS!! In fact when I moved here I don't even think I brought the old one I had knocking around.
Now a number of people have assured me that these parties are "swim suit optional" parties. (clearing throat) "excuse me - swim suit optional??!!" My reaction has now got people thinking I am "difficult" - when I asked for a definition of "difficult" I was told "not one of those EASY girls" I nearly died laughing.
No I guess I am not one of those EASY girls - but I'm not that difficult either. This whole swim suit thing is a body image issue. and I don't think/believe I am alone in this. However - I at least want to start off wearing a nice looking swimsuit - something that hides a multitude of sins.
So I went looking. and decided the only swimsuit that was gonna work - gonna make me feel comfortable - was one like this...............
Le sigh........... do you think that will help my "difficult" reputation?? (cheeky grin)
And for those of you interested - yes I found a new one - red and black... and it doesn't look anything like the ones in the picture! I am hoping the red bits will bolster my confidence - the sales girl said it looked "great" (yeah like I believe a sales girl) ......
BUT then - there's always the slim chance that it will rain and be cold and miserable both weekends right??
oh and I almost forgot to mention - a girlfriend and I were having coffee this week - and discussing these up coming parties. She popped up - went into the other room and returned with a baggie ........ full of............ are you ready for this........ CONDOMS!!
Dear god in heaven - condoms????
Well I guess she doesn't see me as "difficult"........