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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Yesterday was a #Negroni kinda Valentine‘s Day - yay! ♥️ Ich hab‘, wie schon prophezeit, gestern gearbeitet, hab‘ danach die ganze Kitschliebe von mir gespült, was gegessen, Netflix angeschmissen und war dann sehr spät noch auf einen Cocktail im @botanicdistrict - und habe den Drink sogar von einem netten Fremden spendiert bekommen (danke!). Kann man auch mal machen! 🤓

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] #meinkörperistkeinkostüm - auch wenn Frau @barbara.schoeneberger das offensichtlich anders sieht und sich, vermutlich nicht mal gewollt, mit einem Fatsuit auf dem Cover ihres @barbaramagazin und in einem passend dazu geposteten Video lustig macht, in dem sie im gleichen Fatsuit Essen vom Buffet in sich reinschaufelt, lacht und behauptet, das wäre „nichts gegen Dicke“, weil sie „ja selbst eine“ ist. Dicksein kann man sich nicht an- und wieder ausziehen. Seine Haltung gegenüber dicken Menschen kann man allerdings „ausziehen“ und ihnen respektvoll gegenübertreten, egal, was man davon hält. Menschlichkeit, Akzeptanz, Toleranz - das ist wichtiger als ein provokantes Zeitschriftencover auf dem groß „Stimmt was nicht?“ steht. Ja, da stimmt einiges nicht! Und weil so viele es nicht verstehen oder nicht verstehen wollen: #bodypositivity heißt nicht, Dicksein zu feiern, sondern jedem Menschen die Freiheit zu geben, sich selbst schön und gut zu finden, egal in welcher Form sich der Körper befindet! #plussize #plussizeblogger #luziehtan #celebratemysize #honormycurves #effyourbodystandards

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My best friend. 💕

My best friend. 💕

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Outfitideen ausprobieren - das hier könnte ich mir ja super für ein Date vorstellen. Zum Beispiel am Valentinstag. Mit mir selbst. 🙆🏼‍♀️ (Muss bestimmt arbeiten und werde dann so viele Pärchen sehen, dass ich das ganze Liebesgetue danach unter der Dusche wegspülen muss und es mir dann gammlig im Bett bequem mache - just saying. Haha!) #plussize #plussizeoutfit #plussizeblogger #luziehtan #celebratemysize #honormycurves #effyourbodystandards

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#hamburgloveistruelove

#hamburgloveistruelove

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Das Spiegelselfie kennt ihr ja schon, hier kommt nochmal ein Blick auf mein Outfit an Tag 1 der @hansespirit, ganz entspannt, aber dafür mal mit Locken! Bin ganz überwältigt, dass ich das hinbekommen habe... nachdem meine Haare ums Gesicht herum zur Zeit sowieso ganz wild machen was sie wollen, dachte ich, ich passe den Rest mal an. ✌🏻#plussize #plussizeoutfit #plussizeblogger #luziehtan #celebratemysize #honormycurves #effyourbodystandards

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Fotogene Flasche, fotogene Gläser (!!!), fotogene Cocktails. Läuft bei euch, @thebotanistginde 😉👌🏻 Danke für den Drink auf der @hansespirit ♥️ #bethebotanist #hansespirit2019 #thebotanistgin

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] From yesterday - good times at @hansespirit with @gtmixology and @blankazufall 🖤 Outfit inspired by an obvious Whisky mood. #scotchislife #plussize #plussizeoutfit #plussizeblogger #luziehtan #celebratemysize #honormycurves #effyorbodystandards | 📷 @gtmixology

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Things I like to wake up to on my weekends: a special delivery from @dexcom 💚 Finally got my new G6 and I couldn’t be happier! We’re talking about: smaller sensor, better sensor (how is that even possible, the G5 was already perfect!), no more finger pricks (YAAAASSSSS!!!), 10 days running time and - as usual - being able to manage it all through my smartphone. 19 years as a diabetic (in May) and all I can say is: THANK YOU, DEXCOM - you’re making this all a lot easier. Plus: I feel like a sexy cyborg. 😏 #dexcom #dexcomG6 #dexcomwarrior #diabetestype1 #type1diabetes

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Wenn bei der @hansespirit halt einfach mal das beste Selfie-Licht ist, macht man zwischen den Tastings auch mal kurz ein Foto. 🥰

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• Time to grow up | III – About fears and worries… •

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Now that everything got pretty much serious, after → moving and my start into the „normal“ work life (even though that was kinda „light“, since it’s still not a very regular story), being „alone“ (even though I’m sharing a flat with my friend, I’m most of the time on my own) and the whole changing, there are a few fears that said hello again and about which I want to write today. Who knows, maybe it helps to put them into words and see what you’re about to fight – kind of a #BucketListofFears.

• Recap | July •

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Oh July, you were a tough month! It’s so crazy how my life changed completely in only one day in July, on the 8th, when I sat in my car and drove to Hamburg to finally chase my dream to live here and be as independent as possible. I already wrote about → the first two weeks in my new column → #TimeToGrowUp, which I will update as soon and as often as possible, because I think that this is one of the most interesting times of my life and hopefully will show many other people who struggle with the same or similar problems in life, that you can achieve anything if you really want it and decide to fight for it. It’s a battle, it really is, but it’s absolutely worth it, even though it’s pretty hard.

It kind of wasn’t as easy as I expected to say goodbye to my hometown, my friends and even my therapist, because this time, leaving was different. I had changed a lot in this past 14 months and my relationship to my hometown and everything around had grown to be a bit different. I clearly miss my parents a lot, even though I know that leaving them is necessary and the right thing to do. I also miss my friends, especially my best friend who helped me a lot when I had to come back and stay for God knows who long it would take. And also my new friends, the friendships I made in this special changing time of my life. I miss my favorite sushi restaurant, my favorite bar, I miss driving around my hometown and the next city, finding a parking lot much easier. I miss driving to my photo shoots and having my old blogger life back for a few hours. I miss many things. But as much as I miss them, I’m happy that I made this step and left it all behind. Because leaving doesn’t mean to forget. I’m utterly thankful for everything I had in the past year, the safety of my home and my parents, the friendships, the possibility to “blossom” in a known environment. And I will forever remember that time of my life and how much it made me grow already, even though there’s still a lot of work to do. 

So, for the moment, I’ve settled down in my little room, I’ve got everything I need, I got a bed (or something like it, still need an actual one, my back is gonna kill me soon), I got a desk, I got a few clothes (wasn’t prepared for THAT kind of summer, though!), I got my cat and he’s got everything he needs (even though he could clearly use a little more space but I’m glad that he’s a very comfy little guy who sleeps most of the time and is okay with our current situation – he’s not going crazy and he gets a lot of love from me and also my friend!). And I got a job. And it was already super hard – I knew it wouldn’t be easy but I kind of underestimated it a little bit, concerning the physical work, especially in combination with these temperatures (which are even higher in the truck). I’m also looking for a second job, because my work at the food truck will not pay for everything and I will definitely need more money, especially when I want to move out of our shared flat, which is supposed to be in five months.

This month, I didn’t manage to do something from → my bucket list, except for maybe sitting in the park alone – it wasn’t on my bucket list but is definitely a part of “doing things alone”, which is something I still need to do more often. So no official check-off, but something to mention. I didn’t like it, by the way. I felt very lonely in the middle of many people sitting around me with their friends or partners, doing picnics or drinking beer. Since it was very spontaneous, I didn’t bring a book and I guess that it would’ve been a bit nicer if I could’ve read something. Next time, I’ll make sure to have a book with me. Oh, and since I’m already talking about it: only read one book this month – “Wenn’s einfach wär, würd’s jeder machen” by Petra Hülsmann. As all books from her, I loved it. :)

• Heatwave •

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What. An. Amazing. Summer. It’s unbelievable how hot and sunny this year’s summer is! It’s just perfect, even though I wish it was just a little less hot cause I’m literally melting. Especially cause I had to work this week and it’s definitely too hot in a food truck. But it’s summer and I’m thankful that it’s so wonderful – everything is different, people are happy, we’re all in a very special mood, you can sit outside until you fall asleep on the balcony (happened to me, whoops), you can have ice cream all day long,… I mean, the last time I remember a summer like this, was probably 1995 or so. :) Childhood summers were always the greatest. And somehow, it feels like a childhood summer again. 

Anyways, this heatwave calls for less clothes than usual, so first thing I want to say is: PLEASE don’t care about what other people could think or say – it’s way too hot to hide yourself in too much fabric. Just wear whatever the heck you want, be as naked as you feel like (not completely naked where it’s not allowed, tho, haha!) and always remember to give zero fucks if someone complains about your look. ;) You’ve got better things to do in this summer. Like swimming. Or having another ice cream. Or just trying not to drown in your own sweat. Period.

I still had no chance to wear this dress, but we already shot it so I can show you my perfect summer date night look. And I really hope to find a perfect male match for this outfit, so we can go out and have the greatest date ever! :) 

Photos: Sung-Hee Seewald

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Dress: Polo Ralph Lauren
High Heels: Arezzo

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• Private XXV | “Generation Beziehungsunfähig” •

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Hey, I’ll just say it right now, I’m not looking for something serious, I’m freshly out of a relationship.“
„Hello, nice to match you – by the way, I’m just looking for fun!“
„Looking for a ‘friends with benefits’ – you in?“

I don’t even know when exactly it started – I was obviously way too long in a relationship and missed the moment when humanity decided that the model of a simple relationship of 10 years ago is not cool anymore.

Admittedly, I’m not back in that „dating game“ for so long and to be honest, I’m not doing this excessively – I normally use Tinder while on the toilet when I’m bored, and all those other dating apps are pretty proletarian and therefore aren’t my thing. It really makes me wonder why someone would use Lovoo or Badoo (does everything have to end on double-o?) voluntarily. Tinder is pretty much known as a sex app (someone once told me that the name comes from „Titty Finder“ – I kind of doubt that but it’s not too inappropriate), but it seems to be less full of freaks („fuckbois“ all over instead) and halfway respectable.

Of course, my profile says that someone like me – obviously an old school lady – is not looking for sex dates. I seriously don’t. 90% of my matches aren’t interested in that and they seem to think that I’m a prostitute that doesn’t have to be paid without even saying hello. Okay, no problem, you can „de-match“ these people. The remaining 10% are 8% „pretending to be nice and then I’ll drop the ‘I’m not looking for something serious’ bomb“, 1% total freaks and that’s why they’re single (#sorrynotsorry – there was a guy who wanted to cuddle with me while wearing diapers which he also actually uses) and 1% actual candidates for a first date. But that’s material for another Private post.

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So now there are a few things I keep asking myself:

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