London Andrews

....Musings and bewbs....

kfran1978 asked: How did court go?

They suspended my license…. It has been 24 hours and I am already starting to freak out over the idea of being stuck at home - I am not *good* at sitting at home…. I hike every day …My gym is not accessible by bus…. Everyone that I know? Works weekdays… I cannot get around without the dog. She has to stay home if I bike. It just sucks…

I am going to have to get a part-time job (just to keep my mind occupied) OR I am going to have to start modeling around NYC again….. I cannot sit home. I will lose my mind if I sit home all the time.

If you could be in ONE place right now, the question is… Where would you want to be? And what does that say about you as a person…. Are you happy where you are?

If you could be in ONE place right now, the question is… Where would you want to be? And what does that say about you as a person…. Are you happy where you are?

Anonymous asked: That's a sweet butt haha. Did you just shoot that?

I shot it a few days ago …. But yep! 

mookman24 asked: What inspired you to become a model?

The need to prove to myself and others that Curvy could be sexy…. What drove me the most, though? Was the, “You aren’t good enough. You aren’t pretty enough. You are too fat. You will never make it. Quit now.” … Those kind of words just fueled some kind of fire inside me … They more often I heard them, the more often I booked shoots… I’ve never enjoyed being told what I can and cannot do with my life.

Anonymous asked: As someone trying to recover from an eating disorder, I can't tell you how much seeing someone so lovely and comfortable with their body inspires me to do the same with mine. I'm scared, but you help me not to be. So thank you for sharing yourself with the world. I wish I could meet you in person and thank you properly, which I just realized sounds like a euphemism but I swear that was an accident.

So happy to get such a great compliment … Love that you are working toward self-acceptance. It is difficult, but it is very rewarding. Self-love is so important.

smartsurrender:

This is a beautiful woman (at least in my humble opinion, that of a hetero woman.  I appreciate her.)
I believe she is paid to be photographed and to maintain her look as well.  She is classically healthy and robust and were I to meet her at a party I would likely find her fun, because - stereotypically - ‘rounded’ people are generally more gregarious, affable and approachable than those significantly thinner.  And, one could surmise she is confident.  (You’d need confidence to drop your clothing and stand in front of lights and a camera to be photographed and shared with the planet.)
For as much as I find her lovely, flawless and beautiful - even sexy and old-fashioned in her shape - I cannot find these same feelings of appreciation and acceptance for myself and my own body, and I would like to.  She and I both have full breasts and are equally ‘padded’ over our bones (my middle is thicker from pregnancy and a too much sitting behind a desk), my backside is less full.  My legs are leaner, longer, muscular, and my nose longer and pointy.  I like my hair very much.  Red, silvering at the temples in long faint banners, thick and wavy.  And, my freckles.  They’re almost everywhere.
I have my ‘good’ parts and rely on them on days I cannot find much to love about my body or its appearance.  Much of that comes from comparison.  But there will always be someone “more” and someone “less” and to remember we all fall somewhere in between those extremes is a grace that saves.  I am not perfect and there is probably someone who wants what I have (as funny as that is to imagine).
This woman above, some find her unattractive because her legs are not coltish or her middle is not jutting ribs or her belly hangs a bit.  They judge and write her off without a second thought.  It is that very judgement that rattles around in my head about myself yet I do not look at others as harshly as myself.  We are always hardest on ourselves - and it is needless.  Really.
"What is your best feature?" For years my answer was, "my sense of humor." On dating sites this is not the answer they’re hoping for but it was honest and it did return some funny replies.  "Your sarcasm is showing", "would you kiss my funny bone?", "show me your pun and I’ll show you mine."
What I find attractive in others - my lover, partner, my friends (none of whom I think of in sexual manner but they possess attractive qualities nonetheless), people with whom I work - is vast and diverse.  They are an incredible melange of unique and rare people I am blessed to know and love - and the things that bring them to me, the common pieces, are not physical but in their character, their spirit:  kindness, selflessness, good-nature, intelligent, an appreciation of the arts, a tolerance for my sense of humor, loving, patient.  They are short, tall, average, thin, pudgy, bony, straight, gay, over-dyed, going-grey, mothers, fathers, single, married, divorced, balding, braided, shaved, swept up, limping, fretting, joyful, full-stride, hoping, napping, coffee-sucking, tea sipping, Pagan Christian Jew atheist, vegetarian carnivores who love children, music, mischief and endless other things.
Not one of whom I would ever judge by their appearance… and yet this is too often where I begin judgement of myself and, some days, cannot move past that quicksand into the sweet spot where we truly live:  the heart.
We go around one time in this skin.I am learning to love it.  All of it - inside and out.
-SmartSurrender

smartsurrender:

This is a beautiful woman (at least in my humble opinion, that of a hetero woman.  I appreciate her.)

I believe she is paid to be photographed and to maintain her look as well.  She is classically healthy and robust and were I to meet her at a party I would likely find her fun, because - stereotypically - ‘rounded’ people are generally more gregarious, affable and approachable than those significantly thinner.  And, one could surmise she is confident.  (You’d need confidence to drop your clothing and stand in front of lights and a camera to be photographed and shared with the planet.)

For as much as I find her lovely, flawless and beautiful - even sexy and old-fashioned in her shape - I cannot find these same feelings of appreciation and acceptance for myself and my own body, and I would like to.  She and I both have full breasts and are equally ‘padded’ over our bones (my middle is thicker from pregnancy and a too much sitting behind a desk), my backside is less full.  My legs are leaner, longer, muscular, and my nose longer and pointy.  I like my hair very much.  Red, silvering at the temples in long faint banners, thick and wavy.  And, my freckles.  They’re almost everywhere.

I have my ‘good’ parts and rely on them on days I cannot find much to love about my body or its appearance.  Much of that comes from comparison.  But there will always be someone “more” and someone “less” and to remember we all fall somewhere in between those extremes is a grace that saves.  I am not perfect and there is probably someone who wants what I have (as funny as that is to imagine).

This woman above, some find her unattractive because her legs are not coltish or her middle is not jutting ribs or her belly hangs a bit.  They judge and write her off without a second thought.  It is that very judgement that rattles around in my head about myself yet I do not look at others as harshly as myself.  We are always hardest on ourselves - and it is needless.  Really.

"What is your best feature?" For years my answer was, "my sense of humor." On dating sites this is not the answer they’re hoping for but it was honest and it did return some funny replies.  "Your sarcasm is showing", "would you kiss my funny bone?", "show me your pun and I’ll show you mine."

What I find attractive in others - my lover, partner, my friends (none of whom I think of in sexual manner but they possess attractive qualities nonetheless), people with whom I work - is vast and diverse.  They are an incredible melange of unique and rare people I am blessed to know and love - and the things that bring them to me, the common pieces, are not physical but in their character, their spirit:  kindness, selflessness, good-nature, intelligent, an appreciation of the arts, a tolerance for my sense of humor, loving, patient.  They are short, tall, average, thin, pudgy, bony, straight, gay, over-dyed, going-grey, mothers, fathers, single, married, divorced, balding, braided, shaved, swept up, limping, fretting, joyful, full-stride, hoping, napping, coffee-sucking, tea sipping, Pagan Christian Jew atheist, vegetarian carnivores who love children, music, mischief and endless other things.

Not one of whom I would ever judge by their appearance… and yet this is too often where I begin judgement of myself and, some days, cannot move past that quicksand into the sweet spot where we truly live:  the heart.

We go around one time in this skin.
I am learning to love it.  All of it - inside and out.

-SmartSurrender

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Anonymous asked: I give my cats Greenies for their teeth. I believe they have the same for dogs. It is good for their teeth because it helps to clean them and eliminate tartar. But since you are in the industry you may already know about them.

Greenies are basically flavored plastic (dissolve one in warm water overnight, horrifying….) - They cannot be digested properly and sometimes create blockage in the animal’s digestive tract. Dogs and cats can still vomit up green stuff 12 hours after they eat their treat *because* it is SO difficult to digest…. In the past, the company that makes Greenies has even paid for surgeries because they understand that their product can be dangerous…..

I don’t recommend them unless you don’t have any other choice - Occasionally I will use Greenies with a foster dog… IF they will not let me clean their teeth. But that is really the only circumstance…

Not sure about kitties - But I really love and recommend Bully Sticks for dogs. Unlike Rawhide, Bully Sticks are *actually* digestible and they are fantastic for cleaning teeth. Also love raw carrots … 

mymoose76213 asked: I'm glad Momdog is home with you and came through. Such a good mom. What did the vet say? She going to be good?

Vet said that they gave her an IV full of meds last night. Ventilated her and put her under - The surgeon went in and removed the pieces of the dead tooth but found a TON of bone decay and rotting flesh underneath… So he hollowed out the entire area. Stitched it up so that it cannot accumulate any more debris.

Lots of medication and painkillers - Another check-up in two weeks. But she seems alright …