Don't even think about using powdered makeup unless you're auditioning for a part on The Vampire Diaries — they fill in the cracks and make you look as dry as the undead! At night, use a cooling gel product to instantly reduce puffiness and decrease redness. They destroy the red immediately and wake you right up with a fresh, cooling sensation.
Another rant about body image? You bet! But this is about what can happen when you find yourself stumbling into a media and advertising beauty trap that really is sick — when a person becomes skinny through chronic illness.
It never ceases to amaze me how the universe continues to work in mysterious ways. Never in a million years would I have ever taken part in a lingerie photo shoot before my ostomy surgeries. I just did not have the confidence in myself or my body to bare all even before I got ill.
We made our choices had a nice bottle of wine and all appeared well until our walk along Oxford Street an hour or so later. If you have ever embarrassed yourself by being very sick in public you will know how I felt when lunch erupted and continued to do so from there to Ealingsome 40 minutes later and for the next 24 hours until I was exhausted. I tried to phone the restaurant but that is impossible unless you want to book a table.
By Elana Fishman. Men are going to idolize your hourglass figure. It was always about what others thought about my body, until I gained a voice.
Doesn't it just tug at your heartstrings like crazy when your guy is sick? I'm speaking from experience here; Blake is coming down with something pretty aggressive. I'm sure he's tired of and possibly feeling emasculated by me going "awww" every time he coughs, so I need to kick things up a notch and actually do something to make him feel better.
Our nation is on life support and needs your help. America as we knew it will be over once and for all if people who love our Constitution do nothing more than complain about what's happening. And what, exactly, is happening?
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As a disabled person who uses a wheelchair as mobility device, has spastic Cerebral Palsy and needs Personal Care Attendants throughout my day, I have become extremely well-versed in adapting, changing and incorporating things into my everyday life. I have become a master of explaining my day to day needs to people, and making them seem like nothing at all, even if they might look uncomfortable or scary to those around me. From getting me dressed, showered and fed, to inserting catheters into my body, I know how to handle all of that. I know that all of this is a part of my disabled experience, and so I learn to make it a part of my day sometimes, begrudgingly!