Saturday 23 June 2018

After plenty of self-scolding, I managed to pull on the swimsuit and there in the heat of the sauna, I parked the fat-shaming

Midlife

"If you're like me, you're worried you will look like one big white blob on a beach where everyone is tanned and dressed in micro bikinis, small enough to fit in your pocket." Stock image
Bairbre Power

Bairbre Power

Stepping into your swimming togs on the first day of the summer holidays can be an anxious time, don't you agree?

No amount of prepping with earnest body brushing, smoothing pedicures (always with a blade rather than a cheese grater) and a distractingly gorgeous bright shade of nail polish will eliminate the fear.

If you're like me, you're worried you will look like one big white blob on a beach where everyone is tanned and dressed in micro bikinis, small enough to fit in your pocket.

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