Day 6: How uneventful

Not much anecdotes to share for today really.

After all I woke up at 3pm (like a champ, not!) while corseted in my Josephine overnight, which means definitely way past 12 hours of waist training.

I had my “breakfast” (which was leftover cake from last night, hey, don’t judge me, my sis read that it’s okay to have something sweet to start off the day to curb cravings later on) and then helped my dad flavour (and kind of “fix”) a stew he had cooked up. I think he attempted to wake me up at around 1pm but I must have fallen back to sleep.

Fun fact: My family uses my palate to flavour things they cook up, apparently I know how to make things taste better. 😛

I had my Josephine on for most of whatever was left of the day and took it off later in the evening.

Most of my day consisted of getting my client’s corset done.

Curves! Hipspring! I am a happy camper 😄

Notice I didn’t put up a picture of myself in the Josephine. I feel that there’s going to be little progress in the images since I have it closed or nearly closed most of the time now.

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I’ve put this on from 11pm to 12am with a wider gap since I didn’t want it to turn crooked.

I’m going to being changing into the Josephine again right after this.

That’s all for Day 6!

Day 5: Crepe Cake & Peri-Peri Chicken

It’s my dad’s 60th birthday and I decided not to be a total party pooper to wear a corset to a scrumptious dinner.

But nevertheless I did train earlier in the day!

As usual, I wake up in my Josephine, go out and have breakfast it in. Though I made the grave mistake of wearing it with an underwire bra so now my sternum is aching…

Later when I am home, an hour in the C&S pipestem.

The lacing gap enrages me lol

The lacing gap enrages me.

And something else for a change!

This corset was bespoke and fitted with a mock-up. It fits to my asymmetry thus the straight gap in the back.

This corset was bespoke and fitted with a mock-up. It fits to my asymmetry thus the straight gap in the back.

I decided to use my Sparklewren to waist train a little as it is an extreme hourglass. In the past, using this for training is a little tough as it obviously can’t be hidden under clothing due to the spiky embellishment. But now that I work from home, this is no longer an issue!

I’m hoping to invest in a few more  corsets in the coming months, hopefully I could stabilize my finances (I’ve applied for a writing job online) in time to do so.

Otherwise I may end up making my own from leftover materials from working with clients.

Which isn’t a bad thing.

Anyhow, I leave you with a picture I took of my parents:

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Day 3 (morn/noon update): Food & Fitness

Once again I had the Josephine on for 12-13 hours, including sleep time. After taking it off, I decided to measure my waist around the floating ribs again.

This was after brunch, which I ate while corseted in the Josephine ;P

This was after brunch (Cheerios & milk! Mmm!), which I ate while corseted in the Josephine 😉 My scoliosis is rather obvious here.

 

Nearly 26"! This makes me happy!

Nearly 26″! This makes me happy!

I had a shower and got myself into the pipestem.

I'm rather annoyed that the lacing tightens up at the underbust. This wouldn't have been an issue if I had it laced in the "inverted bunny ears", however, I was advised by C&S to leave the lacing as they had sent it.

I’m rather annoyed that the lacing gap refuses to straighten. This wouldn’t have been an issue if I had it laced in the “inverted bunny ears”, however, I was advised by C&S to leave the lacing as they had sent it.

I’m planning to do some pilates at around 4pm or 5pm once I remove the pipestem (it’s still seasoning).

More updates later tonight!

Day 2 (morning/noon update): Reasons & Future Results?

I guess I owe my followers (whoever you are!) a bit of explanation for my hiatus.

When I got into my full-time job as a clerk-cum-receptionist, I became incredibly caught up in my work and eventually just stopped waist training as hard as I used to, but I still went to the gym (or pool) for an hour or two after work.

However, what really took a toll on me was this: DAILY STARBUCKS SHOTS.

All that sugar, dairy AND sodium (salted caramel mocha!) pulled me down!

Eventually I quit the job because despite their knowing my mental health condition and their apparent efforts in mental health-related charity efforts, they drove me to a panic attack, something I never experienced, at least not as horrible as the one that happened that very day.

Now that I am pretty much stuck to focusing on modelling full-time as well as launching myself as a corsetiere and perhaps a costumier, I realized that I can control my portions better as well as squeeze in an hour or two of various workouts daily.

Additionally, I plan on experimenting with various corset silhouettes including this unique 20″corset with a 1.5″ pipestem from C&S Constructions.

I was advised by the corsetiere to leave the lacing as he had sent to me (regular bunny ears) so I am having a bit of trouble getting the lacing gap even :/

I was advised by the corsetiere to leave the lacing as he had sent to me (regular bunny ears) so I am having a bit of trouble getting the lacing gap even :/

I will also be looking into training my waist in various methods, something I’ll explain in a second post later this evening.

Behold my uncorseted self. This photo was taken directly after  12 hours of wearing my Josephine (including sleep)

Behold my uncorseted self. This photo was taken directly after 12 hours of wearing my Josephine (including sleep)

I shall now be continuing my waist training and sewing! See you in another 5-6 hours, toodles!