I OWE YOU AN EXPLANATION

You may have noticed that it’s been a few weeks since I last posted here on the blog. I had to take a step back only because so much has been going on in my personal life that I felt mentally and emotionally drained and just needed to step back from everything including my own beloved blog, to get my spirit back. So what kind of things were happening in my life?

       💭  A close friend broke my heart (if she still is that, I really honestly don’t know – showed no courtesy, lied and turned against me for whatever reason I just don’t know). You don’t need to be in a romantic relationship to have your heart broken, even a friendship can break it too.

       💭  My 8.30AM to 5PM office job. As most of you know, I also work as a claims assistant for an insurance company and have for almost 9 years, five days a week and where I live in Geelong, over the past few weeks we have had three storm events that have caused a-lot of insurance claims to filter through. It has been so chaotic, so frantic that I became so mentally exhausted from my office job, that I just found I had no energy left in me for the blog. Also, I became quite sick because of the exhaustion. I was even having to have siesta naps at work during lunch breaks just to somehow get through the next few hours. So, in turn I had to focus more on my office job and a little less on my blog – but only temporary, OK!

       💭  And the lucky number three? My anxiety returned to full force. The brutal critic inside of my head attacked my self confidence more and more than I had expected, belittled my spirit and crushed my soul into smithereens.

But I’m finally back!!!

I still have a few things that I am sorting out within myself and with my anxiety. I’ve been meditating and doing yoga more, whilst also taking my herbal anxiety supplements to keep the monster on the down low. And it’s working for me.

With my office job, well we are slowly getting there and getting outside help from other states within our company, sending down adjusters to help out our branch. I’m still having my daily lunch time siesta naps just to help with the mental shut down and refreshment for an hour.

But I’ll soon be back in full force with my sassy energy, the fire in my soul, the artistic creative spirit and thunder in my heart!

and now about the outfit

I have always had a deep love and fascination for leather pants. Maybe its because I associate leather pants with being a rock star!! I don’t know, I mean just look at Jon Bon Jovi, Mick Jagger, Rihanna etc. How amazing hardcore, stylish, chic but yet so cool and casual and non-try hard do they look??!

I think leather pants are so hot, so sexy and just give you that extra oomph of confidence and hidden sexuality that you were searching for and wanting, but were afraid to try or ask. I probably have about three pairs of leather pants in my wardrobe. Two are black and the other maroon.

This one in today’s post is from Missguided . There are two zips just above the hip in the usual pocket area giving it that extra street style edge.

And the corset top? Also from Missguided. Corset tops are making a huge appearance in just about every high street store you can name. I came across this one that I’m wearing in the new section of Missguided. My mouth literally just dropped and I said out loud, ‘OMG! I have to have this!!’. So I did and bought it. No two thoughts about it.

The style is feminine but yet has a Joan of Arc energy about it. Because I have such a strong love affair with the rock star persona, I’ve added this top with my leather pants and ankle boots.

But you can completely add this corset top with business pants to work, a gorgeous pleated dress – there really are no limits to what you can wear this top with but more specifically, fashion. Use your imagination and fly free with it!!

OK, I’m off to work but first need to drop by the gas station to buy some energy drinks to get my motors revving! Have a fabulous day everyone, hugs to all of you xoxo

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OUTFIT I'M WEARING