My Bravest Public Act


Diapers & Diamonds

Diapers and Diamonds talks mom bathing suits.


No, I’m not splitting an atom or barreling into a burning building to save anyone, so this is definitely not the bravest public act, but, to me, this is an edge-of-a-precipice moment.  I am putting pictures of myself—IN A BATHING SUIT—on the Internet.  I may have lost my mind.

Even pre-child, I was no bikini model.  Italian women come in two molds: petite and feisty or big-boned, big-hipped, big-thighed, and bosomy.   I fall into the latter category.  I’ve had a body image complex since I was aware I owned a body, and swimsuit season has always highlighted that.

As a result, I’m all about coverage.  I’ve been rocking one-pieces since childhood, with only a brief collegiate two-piece phase that was fueled mostly by jolts of alcoholic confidence.  To me, bathing suits have always been an annual annoyance to endure, like taxes or license…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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