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Time for a Change

Day 21: Best Beachwear Cheat

on June 27, 2013

Most of us have a bit of our body we like the least. For me it’s my legs, specifically my upper thighs, and they are the bit of my body that I am most self conscious about. So what to do on the beach? Of course sarongs are always handy and are a great cover up for legs when strolling round the pol or wandering along the beach, but sarongs are not practical for swimming or water parks!

Last year I had the brainwave of buying some long surfer shorts for girls.

girl surfer shorts girl surfer shorts girl surfer shorts

Modern, cool, funky and flattering – I love them. Team them with a bikini top or, for more cover up, a tankini. Animal, Roxy, Quiksilver, Billabong O’Neill all have great surfers shorts for girls.

Food Diary Day 21

Breakfast: Menopause Meusli with berries – see Breakfast Recipe page

Lunch: Chicken and butternut squash soup with mini pittas and hummus – variation on recipe on Lunch Recipe page

Dinner: Open sandwich on multiseed bread with hummus, avocado, beetroot, olives and sesame seeds – see Lunch Recipe page

open sandwich

Drinks & Snacks: Herbal tea, slice of menopause cake (see Snack recipe page) with tahini spread, slice of cheese rolled with parma ham and olives


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