FOR ME, I LOVE BEING A WOMAN.  INFACT BESIDES THE EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTERS THAT GO HAND IN HAND WITH BEING HOT, BLOATED, SHORT, IMPATIENT AND INDECISIVE- BEING A WOMAN IS ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!  I AM BLESSED TO BE RAISED BY A FAMILY THAT HAS ALWAYS TAUGHT ME HOW TO STAND TALL AND WALK WITH GRACE AND CONFIDENCE.

ONE THING THAT I REALLY LOVE ABOUT BEING A WOMAN IS MY BODY.  I MAY NOT HAVE THE BIGGEST KNOCKERS IN THE WORLD, BUT FOR MY SHAPE AND SIZE THEY FIT JUST RIGHT.  I MAY NOT BE VERY FIRM, BUT WHO DOESN’T LOVE A LITTLE JIGGLE HERE AND THERE?  I REALLY FIND THAT A BIG PART OF MY HAPPINESS COMES FROM INDULGING ONCE IN A WHILE.  WHETHER THAT MEANS EATING A BURGER ON CIABATTA WITH CHEDDAR AND BACON AND TOPPING IT OFF WITH A BOTTLE OF CAB OR EATING EVERY LAST DROP OF A PINT OF HAAGEN-DAZS COFFEE ICREAM- TO EACH HIS OWN.  LIVE IT UP! ENJOY THIS LIFE AND YOUR BODY! I THINK THAT IF YOU LIVE FOR THE MOST PART A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE (SUCH AS EATING LEAN AND ORGANIC FOODS) AND STAY ACTIVE (LIKE HIKE, WALK, SURF, DANCE) AS A DAILY ROUTINE/ HABBIT A LITTLE INDULDGING IS NECESSARY.

ANOTHER THING I LOVE ABOUT BEING A WOMAN IS THE NATURAL INSTINCT TO NURTURE THOSE AROUND YOU. HUGGING MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY, HOLDING MY BOYFRIEND TIGHT, KISSING AND SNUGGLING ALL MY FRIENDS BABIES- ITS NATURAL, ITS COMFORTING AND ITS EXTREAMLY HEALING. THE CONNECTION WITH A QUALITY LIKE BEING NURTURING, FOR ME, IS A VIBRATION. IT’S A CLAM, HAPPY, LOVING VIBRATION. THANKS MOM FOR NOT ONLY BRINGING ME INTO THE WORLD AS A LITTLE BABY GIRL, BUT FOR ALWAYS TEACHING ME HOW TO BE GENTLE, EMPATHETIC, SINCERE AND OF COURSE, NURTURING.

I GUESS THE POINT OF THIS POST IS- EMBRACE THE FEMININE THAT MAKES US WOMEN.

THE PHOTOS BELOW WERE SHOT BY TIM SABATINO http://www.timsabatino.com AND HAIR AND MAKE-UP BY TATIANA IRVING http://thebraidstudio.com

I STYLED THE SHOOT WITH BUBULULU MALIBU, OF COURSE!

XO SHANNON

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