Have you heard about the fashion trend waist training that has been around since the 1800s? See my face? I can’t sit, I can’t breathe… This is the goal for wearing a waist trainer– if you can wear it for 10 hours a day for at least 8 weeks. But how do you get through 5 minutes?
That’s when it hit me: If I wore a waist trainer for 30 days, would I look just like a Kardashian? WHO wants to look like a Kardashian anyways?
Putting on the waist trainer was enough of a workout for the first day. I don’t think my organs moved at all, and my health seems fine after I got it on. But who really knows what’s up with my insides anyways?
I have loved corsets since I was small and used to sell tons when I had my store. When I was a child, my grandmother wore one. I loved the flesh colour, the salmon satin, the lace. My grandfather used to have to put his foot on her back and heave ho..That was so romantic LOLOL
On to write about it LOLOL
Oh yes– #bringbackthestag
Ever hear of death by corset? According to one tall local tale a pretty twenty-two year-old was sitting in church when she was suddenly taken ill and carried out of the church to the minister’s house. Unfortunately, before her friends got to her she was already dead. Her cause of death?—her corset was too tightly laced.
In a time when dentures were made from the teeth of the recently deceased, there was talk that there was great physical benefits of wearing a corset: Two women have mentioned in stories I have read that that wearing a corset has helped improve their asthma. The upper lungs and bronchi may not be fully open or utilized with very poor posture, and correcting posture using a corset may help to open up the chest, relax the windpipe and allow easier breathing. *asthmatics please consult with your doctor before trying a corset, as not everyone has the same experience
Death by burns for women were caused by a combination of open hearth cooking and the use of highly flammable fabrics in their clothes.Wearing corsets (even under your clothing, so no one is the wiser) was said to help you climb the corporate ladder, earn respect of yourself and your peers, help you understand how to make better economic purchases and help you appreciate the finer things in life – even if relatively nothing else in your life has changed. Were women really climbing the corporate ladder in those days? More like a library ladder.
If they heard a clap of thunder following a burial it indicated that the soul of the departed had reached heaven– or other noises might have been caused by a too tight corset. For those questionable noises try minimizing gas productions when wearing a corset. If social situations allow for it, and you feel that you’re going to burp or pass wind, just go for it. Your body has this function for a reason, and trust me, you’ll physically feel better for it.
McCarthy Sisters-Leeds County
Margaret Larocque- Lanark