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A GIRDLE IS A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND...

Monday, June 07, 2010

LADIES HELLO AND AGAIN THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR ON-GOING WEIGHT LOSS AND SISTAHLY SUPPORT.

I HAVE FINALLY COME TO TERMS WITH AN ONGOING ISSUE FOR ME AS IT MIGHT HAVE WELL BEEN YOURS ALSO. I ORIGINALLY SAID WHEN I FIRST STARTED DOIN THIS WEIGHT LOSS THINGIE THAT I WAS ADAMENTLY(SP?) WANTING WITH A FIERCE PASSION TO BURN MY "D_ _ _ GIRDLE!!!"
WELL NOW I GOTTA BE HONEST TO TELL YOU THAT I ACTUALLY THINK THAT I LIKE, NO HELL I DO, I LUV MY GIRDLE LADIES, OK???? NOW - THERE - ITS OUT, I SAID IT AND I'M NOT TAKIN IT BACK NEITHER.
NOW, LET ME SO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I'M SURE MANY OF YOU LADIES OUT THERE WILL NOT AGREE WITH ME AND YOU ALL ARE ENTITLED TO YOUR EMPIRICAL OPINION, BUT (AND LADIES TRUST ME IT WAS AND STILL IS A BIG BUTT - BUT JUST NOT AS BIG A BUTT AS THIS BUTT USED TO BE - THANK YOU MR. GIRDLE ) THIS SPECIAL CONTROLLING, BINDING, UNCOMFORTABLE AT TIMES SUPPORT FRIEND/LOVER/COMPANION AND ENEMY OF MINES HAS DONE ALOT OF GOOD IN MY LIFE:

1) WHEN I ATE AND ATE AND ATE TIL MY HEART WAS CONTENT IT GENTLY (NO IT SHARPLY) REMINDED MY EVER EXPANDING THIGHS, HIPS, TUMMY AND BUTT THAT I WAS PUSHIN THA LIMITS OF ITS DESIGN AND IT SAID TO THEM CRITTERS, "OH HELL NO" LOL. YOU AINT GOIN NOOOOOOOO FURTHER YOU FAT HIPS, YOU FAT TUMMY, YOU FAT THIGHS - HOLD IT RIGHT THERE BUDDY; FOR I HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED TO DO MY DUTY AS SHERIFF OF THIS "FAT GIRLS" BODY AND BY GOSH DARNET, YOU AINT GOIN NOOOOOOO FURTHER, YOU GOT THAT YA'LL???

2) WHEN I HOOKED IT UP AFTER A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP AND A MORNING BATH AND / OR SHOWER (OK LADIES SOMETIMES I FEEL STILL ICKY AFTER I TAKE ONE AND THEN TO GET RID OF THAT ICKY FEELING I TAKE THE OTHER-SOME OF YOU CAN RELATE, SOME OF YOU CAN'T), IT LET ME KNOW IN NO UNCERTAIN TERMS IF IT WAS UPSET WITH ME FOR GAINING THAT OVER NIGHT, LEFT OVER CALORIES THAT WEREN'T BURNED FROM YESTERDAY'S MEAL'S WEIGHT (SOME OF YOU LADIES MIGHT KNOW A LITTLE BIT OF WHAT I'M TALKIN BOUT)

3) WHEN I FINALLY REALIZE THAT, OMG THIS CINCHER OR VEST OR ALL IN ONE- (I OWN SEVERAL NOW) IS ACTUALLY TOO LARGE (NOT TOO SMALL MIND YOU LADIES) AND THE SMILE THAT COMES UP ON MY FACE IS LIKE A RAY OF SUNSHINE WHEN I THINK TO MYSELF, I'VE LOST SOME MORE WEIGHT AND NOW I NEED TO ORDER THE NEXT SIZED DOWN ONE!

(NOT TO MENTION THAT I'VE FOUND THE GREATEST SOURCE FOR THESE SPECIAL, MAGICAL GIRDLES - LADIES IF YOU'RE INTERESTED SEND ME A NOTE TO ASK ME FOR INFO ABOUT THESE GIRDLES)

"DEAR GIRDLES/SHAPERS,
THANKS FOR HELPING ME LOSE ALL OF THIS WEIGHT

sincerely,
your friend for life (FINALLY)
~lynn "

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  • GILLIANE21
    Many a female leg is offputting today without nylons to cover all the blemishes. Fat is never attractive. A girdle isn't too bad at all when you get used to it, it can do a lovely job, while nylon on legs is very attractive and really comfy too.

    I wear a girdle myself. It supports my back like nothing else. I also find it more comfortable than a jeans belt! The way the front panel of my girdle flattens and holds up my belly is the height of comfort. I love to feel the hug of a girdle holding up my bottom. It's so supportive all around.

    The suspenders (garters) on a girdle are the best way ever invented of holding up nylons while anchoring the girdle down. And though the panty girdle is good too, I feel a much better hug around my thighs in an OBG. It's wonderful that after doing all the other essential jobs for my figure an OBG then pulls in my thighs. And though the lower hem of my girdle feels like a band around my upper legs, this is something you get so used to in everyday wear that you forget about it.

    This is what wearing a girdle is like warts and all. You have to sit up straight at the computer whilst typing. It's hard to bend down to pick up something dropped on the floor - but it's simple to breathe well in as you breathe from the chest, which doctors say is preferable anyway.

    I remember all those years ago when I first put on a girdle - it was a lovely looking really comfortable style called Ballet I didn't like the pressure of the tummy front panel. Today I find that to be the best thing about a girdle and always look for one with a stiffened front panel - because I found out the secret that if you let your belly just relax in a girdle and let that front panel take charge of your belly, that feels great. Thus a girdle holds up your belly, bottom, thighs and all - and relieves this pressure on the heart! As your heart no longer feelas the strain of holding up belly and bottom - because the girdle now does that for you!

    And I can't praise nylon stockings enough, way more comfy and better looking than nylon tights! My feet feel lovely in nylons. My calves feel nicely supported.

    Only the pressure on my knees when sitting is a slight disadvantage. But I can adjust my front suspenders to relax that a bit. I never feel the suspenders at all and that's much better than tights all crunched up around my privates - who said tights were a relief, it's the opposite! Tights look awful under the skirt too. Suspenders look awesome! That's why I try to keep my girdle and suspenders covered up under a largish knickers, that they used to call a bloomers. This also helps hide any bones revealing themselves through a tight skirt . In fact I've grown to like bones for their greater firmness and support.

    Of course you have to put up with a girdle - I hate having to put up with a trousers belt every day, I thing it's worse. Right now as I sit I can feel the relief of my belly being supported though the girdle is stretched to its limits over my bottom - but I don't notice that much anymore.

    I don't even feel my hips anymore in a girdle. At first they even pained me a little, for years now there's no feeling at all, I hardly know I have hips as the girdle has taken over all the supporting. It's the same with the waistband where I only feel nice support as well. In fact many women wore their girdles for support more than any figure forming.

    As the day goes by you begin to feel so natural in a girdle that you even tend to forget it. It becomes like a stiffened frame around your middle, the tightness goes from your mind. Now and again I feel pressure across a bottom cheek, then pressure of the nylon stocking against a calve of my leg as the stockings seem to become part of the girdle they're clasped to. It seems to become all the one.

    One great thing about a girdle is the back support, I can't praise my girdle enough for that. I find it's the best cure to any back pain, in fact I don't suffer such in a girdle at all. But the support there is awesome, recommended too by my doctor!

    Finally the look of a girdle is just awesome on anybody. The sight of the front suspenders clasping the nylons is deadly. As I say a large knickers worn over - always over - the girdle, is adviseable as that sight can cause a lot of excitement in anybody!

    I usually wear a Playtex 18-hour open bottom high waisted roll on girdle for its comfort - but for occasions you need something that will structure you more, a good firm control shaped boned deep girdle with zipper. That totally stops any movement of the midriff and pulls you in and props you up like nobody's business, but it's OK too when you get used to it to wear all evening.

    When you are finally used to being encased in a girdle and nylons - and it takes time, dedication and perseverance - you then begin to experience a nice everyday comfort inside it. It just becomes a really nice presence around you. You reach the stage where you don't want it off. And though it's sweet relief to take it down at bedtime, you miss it so much that you again sigh with relief after you get it up around you once again mornings. This is the final stage of comfort every girdle wearer experiences after all the trials and tribulations since they first started out in girdles. The nice warm support is beyond all. It becomes just one comfortable feeling tube up around you while the confidence you feel is even blessed. There is a nice feeling of prettiness too. Wearing a girdle all the time becomes the most natural feeling. And in fact you do really forget you have it on at all.


    138 days ago
  • GILLIANE21
    In a girdle I love the way the nylons feel suspendered up the backs of my thighs, Wow!!!
    725 days ago
  • GILLIANE21
    emoticon Basically when we came of age, going into second year in secondary at 13, we had to start wearing a girdle. There was no choice. You needed the suspenders to hold up your nylons (that we loved and adored). But back in those days your bottom had to be tamed, as it spread out with two big cheeks, by a girdle. That was the real reason. Guys did not have big fat butts like girls, so they escaped having to be trussed in a girdle all day every day. But we had to wear one, there was no other choice.

    After some months of having it up around you every day you got used to it. It was never as good as being free, but it became alright and the support was nice. You didn't have to hold up your belly or your bottom or anything anymore, the girdle did all that for us.

    On a saturday morning when we didn't have school we took our time about putting on our girdles. That's why I always loved Saturday mornings back then. Don't get me wrong, the girdles were fine, but it was great to get right up to midday without having to wear one. We then got our dinner before we went up to the bedroom to get into the girdle for another day.

    I loved the look of it in the mirror, all the satin and sheen and the lovely suspenders back and front. And it made a marvellous difference too in my waist, belly gone, and my thighs and bottom cheeks pull in together. You felt like a model, you felt real grown up and when you got into a pencil skirt and heels you were IT. You felt so different, you even felt a bit superior to people (boys) who weren't allowed to wear girdles and suspenders, nylons and heels.

    After a while I felt the need for even more support so I started into high-wasted boned, satin panelled and zipper girdles. And though fiercely tight I had become inured to wearing a girdle and all this extra tightness meant nothing to me now as an experienced girdle wearer. In fact I often felt the need for my girdle when I wasn't wearing it, like on those Saturday mornings as I cleaned the house. I began to feel awfully 'loose', I actually began to miss the girdle and the nylon stockings that usually encased my legs - that was always a lovely feeling, so I can't understand the girls of today who won't wear nylons, I simply can't understand them at all. Nylons are one of the few privileges we women have and they always felt and looked lovely on my legs and feet. The new stricter girdles , however, did have me sit up straighter than ever and bending down was harder still.

    Yes of course I felt like some sort of a drudge having to wear a girdle and even when used to it I often begrudged having to wear one. But then I would be no sooner out of it than I began to hate my paunch and I'd get back into it again pronto!

    It does make you feel like the neatest person around, there was always that to wearing a girdle. Of course it seemed an extreme thing to wear one all the time, day in, day out, but in no time it became a way of life that you never questioned or really thought about. It became part of you. I began to love having my belly flattened and held up and supported by a rigid satin front panel. I came to actually love having the cheeks of my bottom pulled in together and held up with a nice hug.

    At first in an open-ended girdle you walk around feeling like there's a rope tied around your thighs restricting your legs as you walk. This is the effect of the lower hem of a girdle. After a while you even get accustomed to that and even get to like how your thighs are pushed in at your sides all the time . The waistband was a nightmare for me at first, Jesus it was so tight all the time, but again after a while I actually began to even like the new firmness supporting me right up over my waist. A girdle really does become a part of you in time and once used to it you can even miss all the support and control when it's off.

    This is what I am trying to explain to people who should, who need to, but who don't give a girdle a chance. You simply have to wear it relentlessly every day all day for at least three months. There is no other way to get used to and to get to like wearing a girdle. After that you become different, you grow into being a girdled person who accepts the girdle and even likes it as a life choice in fashion, and also in the support and control that becomes necessary in most women's lives.

    It's great to wear a girdle while pregnant, and a tighter one while you recover. As you progress in pregnancy your girdle grows with you. It's a total blessing to get you back together after childbirth, in fact it is an essential. And by starting when you are young you're nice and ready for all these demands that come later in life. That's why wearing a girdle can make total sense and give you a heavenly figure at the same time. Anybody not wearing a girdle , like many women today, simply can't compare with you to look at, they haven't a hope of competing with you in the looks department. And because you look so good in a girdle and nylons etc, you feel really good too.
    928 days ago
  • GILLIANE21
    Guess I'll never be out of a girdle again. I left it off for a couple of hours earlier today - until I felt my belly and bottom and entire midriff "drop" and go all loose. I felt recovered a few minutes after I got it back up around me again. My legs even felt better with the nylons back on once I re-attached them to my suspenders (garters)
    It's a substantial Rago 1294 boned and zipped with satin downstretch back and side panels, yes it looks classy. And though it can chafe a bit after hours of wear it holds me up brilliantly, the support is phenomenal, the slimming and shaping powerful. It really is a formidable girdle. I've found out that I've reached the stage where I need it on all the time these days.
    This happens to long term wearers after a year or so. That's why we never mind wearing the tightest of girdles for to us they no longer actually feel tight, rather nice and solid supports all around that are genuinely needed by the body so missed very badly when they're off.
    And I can't wear ordinary socks anymore as I'm too used to the support of nylons encasing my feet and legs.

    Girdles become amazing for us longterm wearers. now I know why elderly ladies wore them all their lives no matter what nonsense the Libbers said about them being put on women by patriarchal men - what a joke that is when men themselves have always worn corsets and girdles and even have a version of the girdle for themselves today called Mirdles. This proves how right women were all along to wear our corsets and girdles - we were ahead of men in this all along!
    These libbers were just making politics. Like Hillary Clinton who lost the election probably because she too no longer felt right and even fainted since she stopped wearing the girdle at their behest.

    You simply have to get the right fit in a girdle and you have to give it a chance and wear it a good long time, you have to be dedicated until one day it suddenly feels so right you wonder how you ever went without it! This is when finally the girdle holds all your inner organs back where they were when you were young. So when you leave it off in the day like I did it reminds you with that "drooping" feeling to put it back on and you feel right again in no time.
    Whether woman or man everybody will eventually feel better by wearing a well fitted girdle with nylons attached on the legs. And don't mind what all that oul political propaganda says . A girdle is good for you whoever you are, there's nothing wrong with a good firm girdle on anybody!!! emoticon
    976 days ago
  • no profile photo TSLEIFER
    I agree 100% with Gilliane concerning the Feminist Movement. Sadly women have been fed a lot of negative propaganda concening girdles corsets and bras. Women back during the Golden Age of Girdles 40s, 50s, 60s contrary to what you have heard really did love being in a vintage girdle everyday. Wearing a girdle was a "Women's Best Kept Secret", which is still not really known, even though though there are some woman like Gilliane and others who have rediscover the benefits of daily being in a girdle.

    Actually wearing a vintage girdle everyday has the opposite effect on women and empowers women versus what feminist will tell you.

    For women wearing a bra and a vintage girdle everyday compliments each other and actually goes together. You find your posture is 100% improved, you clothes fit much much better. And as Gilliane some other women have discovred once you can keep your stomach muscles relaxed and just rely totally on a girdle to give your stomach needed control and support you find you have much more energy and much more confidence. The benefits of being daily in a vintage girdle like Rago 6210 surprisingly are real there is no doubt about it.

    You might find this webpage helpful: https://toms0321.wordpress.com/2015
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    1008 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/11/2018 8:59:07 AM
  • GILLIANE21
    hen you get the exact right size of girdle for you it can even feel good in there. The comfort of my Playtex and Rago girdles is simply incredible! It just takes perseverance and getting used to it all. And the nylons are the icing on the cake.
    The support of a girdle is wonderful! The way the satin front panel of my girdle flattens and holds my belly is to die for! My bottom is held up provocatively. My thighs simply feel "reinforced" and the suspenders ( garters) lashed to my nylon stockings looks deadly sexy as well. My waist is two inches slimmer, I'm thinner and really smoothed out under my pencil skirt.
    Personally I think it's all that feminist politics that's to blame for totally misleading the women of today, many of whom look like Russian peasant women of old. Jeans are ugh, they can even look smelly, so can socks. And I actually prefer to walk in moderate heels as high heels support my arches much more comfortably than flat shoes.

    There's so much feminist political propaganda everywhere leading women the wrong way when it comes to proper fashion and style that is really attractive, and even sexy.
    After a couple of months regularly wearing your girdle you will even look forward to putting it all on in the mornings with all the instant support it gives. In a girdle you no longer have to suck your belly in - the girdle does all that for you!
    Everybody's bottoms can withstand anything so the stretch of a girdle over your bottom is easy to tolerate and in fact you feel your bottom beautiful supported as the girdle hugs and slims you totally all the time.
    Nothing else can give such a marvellous shape as a girdle does! Without girdles today's girls can jiggle and look awful fat. Forget the politics , you can even get to like being in a comfortable girdle that's fitted exactly on you.
    Nylon is best held on your legs by suspenders (garters) - it's far better than tights/pantyhose. Suspenders keep hold up stockings even tighter and more sheer on our legs. legs without nylon look so ugly that they can even be sickening to look at and repel people. Is that what you really want out there ? yes our bare legs can repel, they're even worse than saggy bottoms and pot bellies on a woman. But some men don't mind as they're only after the one thing, boy did the women's libbers get it so wrong!
    1025 days ago
  • GILLIANE21
    Hi Lynn,

    Life in a girdle does slow one down and it 's a nuisance at times emoticon , that's a fact. The girdle was great in a more leisurely era when people moved with grace. Today it's still ok if you don't have to work hard physically. Ideally you need a job that requires you to stand up a lot, like teaching or shop assisting and the like. Sitting down all the time is no joke in a girdle, I can tell you! It's not much fun to bend in either.

    Otherwise it does a marvellous job for the figure after we get used to it, and that takes time. After a while, perhaps a couple of months one gets used to it on all the time every day. After another few months one begins to miss it when it's off! And with a girdle we can wear nylon stockings , which are much more comfortable than tights / pantyhose...
    You do get to like the satin front panel flattening your belly in. The way it hugs your bottom squeezing your cheeks into a monobutt is another nice girdle feature. I even got to like my thighs pulled in by the lower hem of my girdle - and the suspenders holding the lace stocking tops looks simply gorgeous. The nylons clinging to the legs are indeed the icing on the cake. I love a bullet bra too!

    It can chafe a bit but it feels good and firm with awesome support all around. Today we read and hear that men have girdles of their own! Goes to show that women were always right about wearing a girdle.

    Don't be afraid to give it a try, if only for special occasions and special outfits. But if it suits you like it does me, you'll eventually want it on all the time.
    1244 days ago
  • no profile photo TSLEIFER
    I am from the Golden Age of Girdles, which was back during the 40ties, 50ties, and 60ties. A vintage girdle at that time was really a Girls Best Friend, and for really good reason which is not really known. You did not just look great with much improved posture sitting standing, your clothes fit better, but you also had much more energy and confidence when girdled daily. Really amazing.

    The key to experience a girdle being a Girls Best Friend, is to try and locate a professional corsetiere for a fitting for your life styel and for some girdle training. Well worth it you will find you will love being a in decent girdle everyday, the benefits are real.

    I did some research into vintage girdles and I found there are some serious health benefits being girdled. It has to do with the fact as humans we stand erect, standing erect along with time and gravity has a very negative effect on our internal organs. Wearing a girdle will hold and support your internal organs in their normal natural position, what you will experience once you go through girdle training is much more energy and self confidence, it really is amazing.

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    Come and visit us at http://www.voy.com/224381/ and voice your comments about your own girdle experience.

    Spread the word - vintage girdles really are great.


    1444 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/1/2017 9:06:39 AM
  • PROVERBS31JULIA
    oh you are so funny! My grandma used to wear a "corset" to her dying days. All my life I remember giving her hugs and I could feel that corset and the strings she used to tie it up with. I don't think I ever hugged her soft belly in my life and she was like 91 or 92 when she passed away two years ago.

    I've not found a Spanx that will fit me yet... and just trying to wrasstle on my "TEDs Hose over on my legs is enough to make me sweat so I need a shower again AFTER I got them on, so I'm not going there with a girdle now...heh. But wearing a belt can have similar effect to remind me not to eat like a hawg. Or to nearly choke me to death while I keep trying to eat like one!!

    Have a great day!!

    Julia


    3549 days ago
  • ZUMBAMAMMA3
    keeping it real as ever emoticon
    3594 days ago
  • SEXYSLIM78
    Hey girl that was a funny blog. I dont have one but i met someone else on here and she have amazing abs and she said that she uses a squeem cincher. Okay so what's the difference between them all(spandex, girdle)? I checked out amazon and i am intrested in getting one. What do u recommend?
    3804 days ago
  • BAHAMIANJENNI
    Excellent blog, funny but true. I'm still not at the friendship stage with mine yet, but, at least I am open to the possibility that there is hope for me not to always hate it (lol).
    3905 days ago
  • VEE150
    LOL now that was funny! I have never been able to wear a girdle but I love my spanx. They help to keep everything smooth. In my opinion, every woman should own such a garment. Cant wait to see your new pictures. You have done such a great job! emoticon I emoticon emoticon
    3908 days ago
  • no profile photo DIVALICIOUS1978
    I have the body magic as well and love it!!!! Not sure if I have actually lost pounds from wearing it but did lose alot of inches.
    3933 days ago
  • JBARBOUR1
    Love your post. I have tried Body Magic, Spanx, and Slim and Fit.
    The problems I have with Body Magic is I cannot wear my tight fitting top with it because the hooks will show and too many hooks I have to fight to get the suit.
    What Girdles do you recommend?
    3937 days ago
  • WILD_ONCE
    OMG I love you you are sooooo silly but I guess its true I never ever wear girdles..maybe I should start?
    3960 days ago
  • no profile photo CD7229242
    very funny, yes I own several girdle's I know just what you mean !!!
    3963 days ago
  • DIMI1124
    LOL Great blog!!
    3964 days ago
  • CLEE2830
    This is too funny, but I agree 100%!!! emoticon
    3964 days ago
  • YOURBFFDEZ
    Hey Lynn!!! I'm so excited to be back (I know...it's been a while). I'm looking forward to your updated pics! I recently ordered a body magic (it should come in today). We'll see if I fall in love with the girdles/shapers like you did...lol

    P.S. You look FAB-U-LOUS!!!

    emoticon

    Dez
    3964 days ago
  • MASONK
    Two items I couldn't live without, my Spanx and my all-in-one. I think i'll wear them no matter how much weight I lose. It just smooths everything out so nicely and makes your clothes look and feel Great.
    3964 days ago
  • DIAMNDSPRKLMOM
    emoticon You are so funny. It's so true. I hate squeezing my big sweaty behind into it, but it really does help me stick with the plan too. emoticon
    3964 days ago
  • CAMANDMAYASMOM
    Lol...too cute. yeah girdles do come in handy at times!
    emoticon
    3964 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6758122
    I agree ...love my Spanx !
    3964 days ago
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