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Ich sag‘ euch jetzt mal was: so ein Balkon ist Gold wert. Ich bin so krass dankbar dafür! 😍 Bei so einem Bombenwetter in der Sonne liegen zu können ist unbezahlbar.

Ich sag‘ euch jetzt mal...

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Ihr könnt euch nicht vorstellen, wie froh ich bin, diese hübsche Box von @hensslerathome grad vor mir zu haben - den Beweis, wie sehr ich mich freue, findet ihr aber auf dem letzten Foto, weil so jemand aussieht, der seit Wochen Lust auf Sushi hat und jetzt auf dem Balkon sitzt, den Sonnenuntergang vor sich hat und leckeres Sushi futtert. Was für ein Tag! Ihr seht hier folgende Leckereien: Koi Roll, Lachs Roll und Crispy Lachs Maki und alle drei lege ich euch wärmstens ans Herz! ♥️ @hensslerathome liefert natürlich noch - #stayathome, Abholung ist auch möglich, nur vor Ort essen geht grad nicht. #hensslerathome #sushihamburg #sushilove #sushitime #sushiyourlife

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Ihr könnt...

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Before COVID-19... ein noch ungeteiltes Outfit (ein zweites hab‘ ich auch noch entdeckt!)! Ich hätte heute im Angebot: klassisch „all black“, aber dafür mit Accessoires in Neonfarben und ein zurückhaltendes Make-up. So langsam geht mir das Rumgammeln auf den Senkel und ich würde mich gerne wieder so richtig aufbrezeln und mit Freunden losziehen. Grad jetzt, wo das Wetter nach der kurzen Miespeterwelle wieder schön wird. Trotzdem gilt: #stayhome ♥️ #plussize #plussizeoutfit #plussizeblogger #luziehtan #celebratemysize #honormycurves #effyourbodystandards

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Before COVID-19......

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Talking about struggles in my latest blogpost... “I want to be able to look back and say: ‘It was hard. I cried. I fought so much. I was just about to give up and then it finally happened – everything made sense. It wasn’t for nothing.’” - feel free to have a look at the post on luziehtan.de, available - as always - in English and German. 🖤 • 📷 @jfcreationsphotography

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Talking about...

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] “Music. You need it so you don't forget. Forget that... there are places in this world that aren't made out of stone. That there's something inside... that they can't get to, that they can't touch. That's yours.” - The Shawshank Redemption • My favorite quote about music. From a great movie. Sharing it with you together with yet another amazing portrait from my dearest @jfcreationsphotography

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] “Music. You...

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Auf dem Blog gibt‘s mal wieder einen neuen Post! 🖤 luziehtan.de • 📷 @jfcreationsphotography

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Auf dem...

#stayathome = #selfietime 🤓 Gestern mal wieder ein bisschen Farbe ins Gesicht gepackt. Aber wirklich nur ein bisschen.

#stayathome = #selfietime 🤓 Gestern...

Life was good today. ♥️

Life was good today. ♥️

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Wenigstens scheint die Sonne, es ist warm draußen, ich hab‘ einen Balkon (den ich jetzt doch nicht verbessern kann, weil @obi_baumarkt_ meine Bestellung storniert hat und ich jetzt nur Erde und ne kleine Schaufel bekomme, haha! Bin euch aber nicht böse, kann’s ja irgendwie verstehen - bin nicht die Einzige, die den Plan hatte...), höre den ganzen Tag Musik (draußen für mehr Konzentration beim Lesen gerne mit Kopfhörern, zum Beispiel den praktischen In-Ears von @sudio und ganz viel @listentolambert), ich kann in bequemer Kleidung rumgammeln (der Hoodie war eine limitierte Geschichte von @jessybarden zur wunderbaren Serie „The End of the f***ing World“ auf @netflixde und er könnte grad nicht passender sein!) und allgemein könnte so eine Quarantäne ja wirklich schlimmer sein. Ätzend ist es trotzdem, vor allem so allein. Aber ich hab‘ Spucki. ♥️

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Wenigstens scheint...

Respectfully f*** off please. ♥️ #stayathome

Respectfully f*** off please. ♥️...

• Recap | May •

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May – a month of many changes and many great happenings! Let’s recap them all chronologically…

First, there was an event in Munich, the “About You Awards” – they were pretty interesting, as well as disappointing for the plus-size community, because we were only 3 official plus-size bloggers at the event and none of us was nominated in their social media categories. Two fellow bloggers, → Tanja and → Jules, decided to do a movement against this obvious ignorance called #WhatAboutUs? and so many people joined us. I also posted two pictures on Instagram, talking about how sad this is. You can find them → here and → here. I’m not expecting to be invited again next year, since I’m pretty sure that the promoters of this event are not happy with a guest talking about this while being there, but I’m fine with that, as long as there’ll be a change! It just can’t be that there’s an award show for “all things social media” (actually, there were a lot of categories missing, if you ask me), but there’s not one single plus-sized person at least nominated beforehand. We’re not asking for an extra category (cause that’d be kinda wrong as well), but there should be an acknowledgement of what “we” are doing, too!

Then, I’ve checked off yet another point from my → #SingleBucketList2018, yay! I went to the cinema alone and watched one of the most beautiful movies I’ve ever seen – “Call me by your name” (watch the trailer → here). I even loved it that much that I saw it a second time while in Hamburg, because I wanted to see the original version in English. And I’m currently reading the book. :) As you know, I love Sufjan Stevens – my latest tattoo is a quote from one of his songs – and I really loved → “Mystery of Love”, that’s why I wanted to see the movie! And now I’m super thankful for the experience of doing this on my own. Another thing I can do alone! BOOM!
I also kind of started to do more of my bucket list point “embrace adventures & be spontaneous” and a little bit of “go out for a club night with friends”. We’re getting there! ;)

And lastly, there’s a full week of Hamburg in my recap! One week of Northern goodness! ♥ And guess what? The week was perfect – a whole week of the most beautiful weather, summer-like and just amazing. And so many great things happened! I can’t write about all of them yet (didn’t visit Hamburg just for pleasure, but also for business), but here’s a list of what happened mostly:

  • Friends. I didn’t spend one day alone and enjoyed it so much. I met old friends and new friends, made a great new friendship and enjoyed absolute quality time with all of them!
  • The Harbor. If there’s a happy place for me in Hamburg, it’s the harbor. I love spending time at or on the river Elbe, especially when there’s such a great weather. I love feeling the wind on my skin, in my hair, in my face. It just makes me genuinely happy. And a Krabbenbrötchen at Brücke 10. Even though it costs a fortune.
  • Food & Drinks. Well, I didn’t eat that much, cause the warm temperatures make me a little nauseous, but the food I had was AMAZING. And of course, I went out for drinks with my besties and really enjoyed life to the fullest.
  • Walking. Like, a lot of walking. But I love it! It’s so easy to go for a walk in Hamburg, especially through the city or all those beautiful parks!
  • New places and new things. After all those years (drama!), I finally visited the Elbphilharmonie! And did something, no Hamburger really would recommend: Reeperbahn on Friday night. But it was so much fun! Even though it’s horribly packed, haha!

Books I read in May: “150 Days to Date” by Katharina Lang, “Dein perfektes Jahr” by Charlotte Lucas, “Vorwärts küssen – rückwärts lieben” by Sybille Hein. A short review collection is coming, I think it’s a good idea to do that in one post instead of reviewing them all one by one. :)

And one thing I stopped doing on May 30: using nasal spray. That’s kind of a confession, I’ve been using it for so many years and it’s terrible how addictive that stuff is and how hard it is to stop using it but I had a good day on May 30 and decided that today’s the day I’ll stop. And I’m standing it! So if you’re also addicted to nasal spray: it’s possible. You can stop. I believe in you! ♥

• Electric •

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Photos: Jacqueline Filmore

» Ansbach

Dress: Anna Scholz
High Heels: YSL “Tribute”
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
Bracelet: Hermès

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Here we are again! I had to take the blog offline due to the crazy shit going on with the new EU-DSGVO which caused a horrible mess for many bloggers. I’m pretty sure nobody thought about us when deciding that this is the right way to go – and now many were so scared that they actually deleted their blogs. I really hope that everything is alright over here, but if you’re a pro and see something that I need to change, please let me know!

I’m going back online with a new outfit, currently the last one I had to share with you from my photographer here in the area. She’s recovering from surgery and will not be able to shoot with me until July, so I’ll have to figure out how to share new looks with you. Maybe I’ll give you some more of my selfies like in my latest #BeachBodyNotSorry post or I’ll find someone. :) You never know!

I bought this dress last year during SALE and it’s still waiting for a night-out date, but I decided to take some pictures before – and it kind of looks pretty cool in that location, right? It’s definitely colorful, so I’m going slow with the accessories and went for black heels and almost no jewelry. ;)

• Private XXIII | One year… •

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…or: what I learned from the end of my relationship.


Photos: Jacqueline Filmore


One year. Today officially marks the day of the end of my last relationship, a year ago. I moved on and I feel like it’s time to have a quick look back and talk about what I learned from everything that’s happened*. So many wonderful things happened in this year, → being single is absolutely fine and I’m actually enjoying it. It’s an amazing chance to be able to get to know myself after all these years. It was important for my very own personal growth and evolution and I’m actually thankful for that. So just in case my ex reads this: thank you for leaving me. You couldn’t have given me something better. You just chose the wrong way how to do it, but it doesn’t matter anymore.

After a break-up it’s hard to understand that this is not the end of the world. Especially if you’re not the one who made the decision to end it all. But luckily, after some time, you realize that there’s something good about it and that it’s actually true that if one door closes, at least another one opens. It took me a few months to accept my new life, my new situation, being single and “alone” but it also made me think about those 8 years in a relationship. Of course, I also found a few errors on my side, but – and that’s what matters in the end – I’ve learned a lot by reflecting about what went wrong. And that’s why I decided to change a lot… here’s 5 things I learned from the end of my relationship.

* I know you all want to know what happened but I still don’t really want to talk about it. Maybe, some day, I will – maybe not. The past is the past and I’m glad that I’ve gotten my closure, even though there’s still a divorce in front of me. Since there were some rumors of abuse: no. He didn’t hurt me physically. 

• #BeachBodyNotSorry | Selfies •

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Now that’s some major flashback to 2009 – this blog post consists of selfies only (I’ll forever remember myself taking the first pictures for my blog, putting my camera on a stack of books, hitting the self-timer and running through my room for some awkward poses)! I took them last weekend when it was super hot and sunny and I just felt like sharing all the fun and good vibrations I was feeling that day. I originally thought of taking these pictures only for Instagram, but then I decided that even though the photos aren’t of super high quality and I’m not wearing any make-up at all, my hair not properly done and without any concept, just on my parents’ terrace, this is real and deserves to be posted. I wanna be real, I’m not a model, I’m a normal person and even after more than 9 years of blogging, I’m still that same person – just fatter, haha! :)

I believe that #BeachBodyNotSorry is also about this – no perfection, just realness and fun. I mean, who wears a full make-up to the beach? I don’t. Most times, I don’t even wear (water proof) mascara, just sunscreen, that’s all. Of course, my blog is about pretty things and taking editorial-like pictures is a lot of fun and I love the results, but I also love these honest pictures. I love that I was having fun, that I was not caring about how I look. And that’s just the message of this project. Don’t care – enjoy yourself. ♥

Photos: Selfies ♥

» Röttenbach

Bikini Top: Agent Provocateur “Lexxi”
Bikini Bottoms: Phylyda “Ariane”
Sunglasses: Chloé “Carlina”
Earrings: Vintage

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