Monday, 12 March 2012

The Beach - Beach Body Before and After - Siesta Key

After                                                                                              Before
So I went to my favourite beach in the entire world today: Siesta Key in Sarasota Florida. Last year when I came to Florida I went to this beach as well (in my mind, most beautiful beach in the world, or at least, that I have ever been to).

Last year I tanned at the beach. I didn't walk around or even want to sit up because I was big and ashamed of my weight. When I went to get this picture taken by the water, I remember thinking I looked so good and so hourglass shape. I put on my pants because I didn't want to be seen in my bathing suit bottom walking and I was afraid people would look at me.

The 'After' pic was taken as soon as I got to the beach today. As soon as it was snapped I stripped off all my clothes and walked around in a string-bikini. I walked around all day in that bikini, for two hours up and down the beach and I tanned not caring if people saw me, because damn I looked good.

Of course this confidence faded maybe... an hour and a half into the walk when I started getting self conscious that people were looking at my jiggly-loose skin legs or my belly. But after 10 minutes of walking around after I hit that body-image-low, I picked myself back up and kept strutting down the beach for all to see. :)

xoxo

18 comments:

  1. You look awesome and should be prancing around that beach!!! I'm from Florida (and boy after seeing the picture missing home a lot!!!) and Siesta Key is one of my favorite places to visit on weekends.
    Congrats again... and thanks for the inspiration!

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  2. Prance and be proud because you look GORGEOUS!!!

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  3. What a transformation in just a short space of time! You look fantastic.... xo

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  5. You look great, AND you're keeping it off! Wonderful!

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  6. Thanks so much for making this blog, it's been such an inspiartion a huge motivator for me. I started the Dukan Diet in October and lost like 10lbs rapidly then came Thanksgiving and the holidays and it all went to hell but I really want to get back on it because I loved the results and how I felt! Congrats on your new transformation (you look amazing!!!) and thanks again!!!!

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  7. You look soooo fabulous! I'm in awe!!!

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  8. You look fabulous. I live in Sarasota and haven't been down to the beach in sometime.

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