I am a plus sized diva and I'm not ashamed of my body by any means but I do dress on the conservative side. I just started cruising in 2014 and before cruising, I had never been to the beach. Our first port was the Grand Caymans and we enjoyed the Seven Mile Beach. I remember wearing a white tank top over my two piece (bikini top and swim trunk bottoms) swimsuit. I wasn't completely comfy with baring my tummy. As we sat in the ocean, drinking rum from fresh coconuts, I saw fit bodies in skimpy bikinis and bodies similar to mine laying freely on the beach or enjoying the ocean and no one was judging. I decided to shed my tank top and really enjoy this freedom....Now when we cruise I opt for a high waist two piece bikini and no one cares that I don't have a flat stomach and slim thighs......DO YOU GUYS FIND YOURSELVES SHEDDING YOUR CLOTHES ON VACATION?

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I did once, but I got arrested. (JK) When I am on vacation, I am not there to impress anybody but myself (and maybe my wife). If I hurt your eyes, then look somewhere else. MAMAAFRIKA - Good for you!!

If I did nobody could see anyhow, the glare would be blinding Big Smile

I am as I am

Two thumbs up to you. You spent your money like everyone else so enjoy yourself.

I have been to a clothing optional beach and as they say, "when in Rome..."

Good for you!

Props to you! I am a full figured girl too but can't do a 2 piece with my tummy out.. I'm more of a tankini person.

You're on vacation to enjoy yourself. I am curvy woman, and I love the way I look. Yes, I do have a tummy. I dress tastefully but I like to have fun too. My husband loves when I dress sexy while we are on vacation. And while on vacation, I try all the dessertsYummyYummy

My problem is that people would tell me to iron my birthday suit because it is too wrinkled. Big Smile

I've always dressed fairly conservatively, and it doesn't matter if I'm at home or on vacation. I'm slim but my also past the age where a bikini would be appropriate.



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