Friday Feature: Mandy

April 6, 2018

Hold on to your hats for this stone cold fox, my friends.

Also, grab a tissue, cuz this one is a roller coaster ride.

The first email I received from Mandy went like this:

 

"Hi Nisa,

I’d love to try out this boudie thing. 

Here’s why: 

I’ve never loved my body. I have always felt I was too fat, too unlikable, too introverted, too scared, too traumatized, too ugly. 

Until November 2016. I had my second brain surgery. I thought I was going to die. Convinced. I wrote letters to my children apologizing for dying; expressing my unconditional, unwavering love for them. They had to know that their mother only ever wanted to be a mom and they made all my dreams come true. They had to know they are loved beyond measure and I was (am!) so proud to have the absolute honor to be their mother. "

 

Well... I was crying, for like 17 reasons.

And I also knew that we were going to team up and ROCK A BOUDIE SESSION SO HARD.

And we did, friends.

 

 

 

 

What are your day-to-day roles? (in life, family, jobs, etc?)

    Firstly and most importantly, I'm a wife and mother. My children are 9 and 11 they're absolutely the light of my life. My husband and I are coming up on 13 years of marriage. We're high school sweethearts and he's my bff. I work in an amazing all-women optometry clinic. I'm an optometric technician - which is just a fancy way of saying the doctor's assistant. I'm famous for knowing every word to almost every 90's song, and belting them out in the bathroom while I curl my hair. I love to sing- not saying I'm good at it, but that doesn't stop me.  Music is really important to me. If I start out my day with some good tunes it really sets the mood for the rest of the day.

 

 

Why did you want to do a boudoir shoot?

    To prove to myself that I am strong, beautiful, and sexy. I felt like I needed to.

 

How did you feel before your shoot?

    Stupid nervous, but also stupid excited. EVERYTHING causes me anxiety and this photo shoot had my nerves buzzing! I had butterflies in my stomach for days before!

 

 

 

How did you feel after?

    Like a m-f'ing supermodel. I could have conquered the world. Seriously. So hot.

 

Would you recommend this to other women/why?

    Absolutely. If you want to remind yourself that you're a freaking bombshell, do a boudie shoot. Guess what? I've had 2 c-sections, breastfed babies, survived 2 brain surgeries, life has done some shit to this bod. But- I looked like a million dollars and felt even better. I needed a confidence boost like that more than I even knew. And I'd be willing to bet that you do too.

 

 

 

 

Please reload

Featured Posts

"I have a crazy question..."

March 22, 2018

1/2
Please reload

Recent Posts

March 30, 2018

March 23, 2018

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

@2016 by Nisa Fiin