I have been to water-aerobics twice this week, so I am exercising and trying to do something about it, but just looking for tips to boost my confidence in the meantime. Like most of us women, I put up and shut up, well for a while anyway. I made my appointment with Dr Arasu and I have honestly never felt better. There are many different articles for and against Bio Identical Hormones but for me it has changed my life. Taking deep breaths before and during work. Be aware of the current fashion trends. Reply. That's how I feel tonight. Posted 22/05/2012. The message boards at Netmums are full of mothers complaining about feeling either fat and frumpy or old and frumpy. Ever had one of those days when you just feel fat and frumpy? I have made many changes to be in the place I am now, committed to finding and identifying real solutions which I can share with you, my clients. My doctor was fully supportive and pointed out that the cost was that equal to a weekend away and as I wasn’t in the right head space ( or body ) for a weekend away, perhaps it was money well worth spending. Don’t get me wrong it wasn’t just the bio identical hormones. My first ever real muffin top. Advertisement. Did I mention the pelvic floor changes, the urinary urgency, the dryness, the key in the door syndrome ! Fat & frumpy. I want to exercise more, too! 1. Besides change takes time. Is There Something Wrong with Wearing Too Much Makeup? Frumpy definition is - dowdy, drab: such as. Sometimes we share cool products and services we like. Never one to give up, I spent a fortune on all the tried and trusted treatments but nothing really worked for me. I used to be slim and fashionable then I gave up smoking and had to have a full hysterectomy at 30 due to a growth from there on in it was a battle with my weight. After over 30 years in the fitness industry,  I have many,many fitness qualifications and I have studied for years about the human body but I had not really been interested in the “old ladies stuff”. I didn't want to be fat, frumpy and forty! Does anyone else get like this, how do you make yourselves feel better? pixypeach 22/08/15. This is my third pregnancy so I know that if you just keep dwelling on your misery, you'll never feel better. Get out and get a cup of decaf. I assume it's because I'm 44, fat and frumpy and feel no one wants to hang around me in real life, so having an online profile on facebook where no one can judge my physical appearance is nice. It happened on the 5th March 2012. I feel it is important to disclose something about my own personal struggles and the road I have travelled which has brought me to this point in my life where I am able to help others to overcome their own female fitness/wellness problems, believe me you are not alone…. When did I start laying down to do up my jeans that had fitted for at least the last 10 years?. I have bags & dark circles under my eyes, and a plethora of other things. My wonderful doctor told me that HRT is available on the NHS but it would be a lottery to try the ones on offer and stop when we found one that suited me. I’d like to strip away the focus on “fat” and move us into the light of feeling good about ourselves right now, as is, today. I had a lot of work to do in my life and this was just another problem I could handle. Blink Publishing. When nothing seems to fit? Fat, Frumpy 44 yr old addicted to Facebook, no friends in real life I don't know why I do this, but I spend most of my day on facebook, in social banter. I was not prepared to put my body through that when I was struggling already. One commenter vows that she’s “determined to turn from a fat frumpy forty something failure … into a fun fit fashionable fifty something.” I dont know what im hoping for by posting this, ... Read more on Netmums Feel like i've put it all on again. Are you tired of feeling fat frumpy and even old in your clothes? I'm so glad I did. Up until I had my second child, I had always been slim, petite even, with a positive body image. About 15 weeks ago I read an older post of yours about your weight loss and about Eat to Live. If you need help getting through your own struggles please contact me. All night long this game would go on, well until 3am because this was another change, I was now an early riser, a very early riser. I needed Nanna naps every afternoon in order to function. I feel so old & ugly. Thank you for sharing your wisdom and helping so many of us to keep our s*@t together, its not easy for us gals past 50. 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