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Love Your Sexy, Pregnant Self

I’ve been somewhat overwhelmed by the number of articles that I have found online about pregnancy and  body image.  I find myself turned off to these articles when I see them because most of them have messaging like, “don’t worry your body will return to normal” or “it’s okay to eat more now that you are pregnant”.  I get it, there is a lot of pressure out there for women to stay skinny and the pregnant body is far from that.  But this kind of messaging creates the image that a pregnant body is not a sexy body.  I must beg to differ.

I have never felt sexier than I do not that I’m pregnant.  From watching my belly grow bigger and bigger to the cleavage that I never thought possible.  Here is my list of the top 10 ways that I’ve enjoyed my sexy body during pregnancy:

1. Maximize the cleavage.  I’ve never had huge boobs and now that I have them I totally want to flaunt them.  It’s probably because they are only temporary so I feel the need to enjoy them while they last.  But whatever the reason, it certainly makes me feel sexy to push up the boobage a little bit to get the most out of what I’ve got. Read the full post »

Lane Bryant’s Banned Commercial Hits the Mark, Almost

In case you missed the recent brouhaha, Lane Bryant, the retailer for plus-sized gals, created a sexy new lingerie commercial with a full-figured model strutting her stuff (see below). Fox and ABC refused to air the commercial during American Idol last week, and Lane Bryant is (rightly) crying “double standard” for denying this ad while running Victoria Secret’s Naked commercials all over the place. Read the full post »