This is a gift to myself and my husband. I have been interested in doing a session for many years, but told myself that I needed to lost weight before doing so. I told myself that I just needed to do it when ever, no matter my size. I realize I will always find an excuse and imperfection in myself. I want to see myself the way my husband sees me.
I just turned 40 in July. I’m happy with 40. My husband and I have been married for 17 years in September, been together for 23. We have a 10 year old daughter, our one and only. We love to travel. I’m an accountant for Southwestern Michigan College, where I have worked for the past 14 years. Our daughter is on a competitive dance team, so that takes up a lot of our time and money. I have found myself volunteering for the team and now treasurer of the board. My husband and I both also volunteer for our local conservation club. He sits as board president and I am the chair of the youth education fund where we use funds to expose kits to nature and the outdoors. We host an annual fundraiser and have been very successful with it over the past 5 years. I take pride in helping others and trying to set a good example for my daughter. Doing better for her. Lastly I have spent the last 4 year actively involved in my daughters’ school PTO, being right had to the president. Of course with ALL of this, I struggle to always make time for myself. I tend to never say NO and am always willing to step up and help. I said already, but we love to travel, and have a goal to reach all 50 states, I’m down to only 14 left. I am a Disney fanatic. Love all things Disney and love the parks.
My weight….feeling good about myself.
I want to feel sexy, but I also want to feel mysterious. From some images I have seen I like the playful images where its insinuated that you’re naked, but you can’t see any goods! LOL, like covered with a sheet, but legs, shoulders are exposed, etc. I would like a variety of ways to see myself differently.
Favorite things is hard, I used to love my legs, not sure if its my favorite anymore, I do love my boobs most days. LOL I love my skin, especially when its sunkissed skin.
I don’t know what about my body amazes me. I am always amazed at how strong I can be.
I think when I lost about 50 lbs, I was more confident in my body. Now in all honestly, I feel full of purpose. Doing the work I do for other organizations is so fulfilling. I am confident in that work, confident talking to others. Really I lack the confidence in myself physical appearance. When I find the right fit of clothing, I do feel better, but that is difficult.
Loyal, Hardworking, Caring
Being able to get all done up and being told how great I looked
It was what I hoped it would be.
I think being able to see myself in a new light. Of course some of my images, I saw flaws, so I would want to change that. But that is on me.
I couldn’t believe that it was me!
Yes, just being told I’m worth it, I deserve to do something like this for myself
Any suggestions and ideas were very helpful. Clothing places to shop also VERY helpful
Extremely nervous! I feel so much more relaxed and confident with the whole experience afterwards. Before I was also a little embarrassed to tell people what I was doing, but after, I had no shame!
Thank you for this experience. It helped me feel better about myself, my body, and my sex appeal. I know I am not where I want to be physically but this is really a help to push me in the right direction!
I’m going to post this picture again…. I had my shoot a couple weeks ago with Brea, everything about the process was amazing! Yesterday I got to see my images for the first time! I was blown away by my images. Narrowing them down was tough! I still can’t believe that it’s me in them! Well on my drive home I was reflecting about my images and a song comes on the radio. “Victorias Secret” by Jax. As I listen to to the lyrics for the first time, I immediately starting crying. (Nothing to see here just me sobbing down I94). After seeing my beauty in the images and listening to the words of that song it reminded me that I cannot let others define who I am!
If you’re on the fence about doing a session, don’t be. It will be worth it in the end! Do this for you!
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