Summer In A Few

Pretty Little Thing Bikini



Hey Lovelies! Summer is on the way. Actually, summer is in a few, and though I’m quite sad to part ways with my favorite season of the year, I am learning good things often must end. In this case, it just so happens to be my season. Sure I know that this time approaches each and every calendar period but always feel the exact same, melancholy.

The past eight years have been a little better only because my goddaughter, Amaya was born on the first day of summer.  Before that, I rarely looked forward to summer. As a child, I wasn’t eager for summer days neither because that meant senseless school work I was forced to complete during my summer vacation, extracurricular activities I would have to enroll that I had no interest in or summer camp in which I absolutely dreaded. Looking back on my childhood summers, I realize how ungrateful I was because I was exposed to so much, even though I didn’t necessarily have an interest in the majority of it. I remember my mom enrolled me in a basketball camp at USC one summer. Basketball! Really?!? I love the sport dearly, but why on God’s earth was my 5’2 (probably shorter then) couldn’t-make-a-shot-if-my-life-depended-on-it self tortured six weeks at a basketball camp. I alienated myself just avoid meeting other girls. Being an outcast just made more sense than actually making friends and embarrassing them on my less than stellar basketball skills, lol. I did learn however how stellar my footwork was ended up becoming popular because of my speed. The fall following I joined a track team and did exceedingly well. Moral of the story, many kids weren’t even afforded half of the opportunities I  was exposed to, so my adult self apologies for being ungrateful during that period. I also learned that in participating in something you’re not so fond of, you just might just discover something that you do!

I can’t promise a slew of bikinis and summer-looks (I typically feel less inspo to create during these months), but here’s a pretty cool two-piece I scored from Pretty Little Thing the other day. I figured, while I have a semi-summer physique, flaunt it, right?! It sorta happened by accident, and I’m just hoping that it’ll stick around for a while. Ironically, perhaps if I worked out consistently, I’d keep up the results! Cheers to summer, almost! 

Peace and Forever Blessings, 

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Comments 1

  1. LOL I love your basketball story. It started amusing and ended up inspirational. You look amazing in this outfit although im disappointed you say you wont post many of these. You don’t have a semi summer physique, you are full on babe, you look flawless. Pretty little thing is 100% correct. 😉 x x x

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