Ugh, phir se nahi! – screams your mind the first thing in the morning the moment you saddle on those godforsaken straps on your relaxed shoulders. One of the major cons of returning to life as we knew it after those couple of years of virus-led captivity was that it meant the end of freedom for your dear breasts. And you were back to the days of cursing your bra every time you had to put it on.
So, here are 8 moments that you can totally relate to if you have breasts.
1. Getting that yearly breast exam
We give our bodies far less TLC and credit than what they are due. And in the milieu of taking them for granted, we overlook the far-reaching consequences of not taking care of our bodies. We don’t give them the love and care that they need and deserve for them to stay healthy and keep supporting us. We bet you’ve already heard about the importance of the annual full-body health checkup, especially if you’re over 25. But how many of you will raise your hands when asked whether you’ve actually taken the test? Well, there you go!
2. Taking off your bra at the end of the day
Ah, finally, it’s that part of the day again! When you can unhook your bra, egg the pair on towards its journey of freedom, and let it breathe a sigh of relief. Your boobs have a personality of their own and it is only humane that you let them be true to themselves and live a life of their own.
3. Adjusting your boobs in your bra while you’re working out
The days aren’t too far when your breasts will break out of the centuries of domination and subjugation to reclaim their birthright, freedom of speech, and right to life as we know it. The revolution has been gathering steam for ages now and your boobs making their presence felt. It’s trying to break out of their shackles while you’re at the gym is a clear sign of aag mein chingari.
4. Checking to see if your nips are at attention
Life has taught you to always be on your feet, to be alert, and vigilant, hasn’t it? Because you may be caught unawares the moment, you’re off guard. Your nips too like to be at attention at times, being the little (or big!) rebels that they are. Dip them in a pool or come winter, and they’re all set to disappoint you by making their presence felt.
5. Back pain if you’re heavy-chested
Oh damn, hell breaks loose when you’re heavy-chested! As if people talking to your twin assets is not enough, you have to bear the brunt of them giving your back a tough time. You quickly get up from your hair and your guffaw in pain, and your boobs reply silently, “It’s me”. You get out of bed with a jhatka, realising how late you are for work, shriek out in pain and there go your boobs in a teasing tone – that’s me again!” You cannot help but become senti and feel like sabse zyada dukh hamesha apno se hi milta hai.
6. Under boob sweat
You usually always find your boobs attention-seeking – not just your attention but from others as well. It decides to jiggle-wiggle when you least want them to, especially if you are a big-boobed lady. And the sultry summers don’t make it any easier for you to tame them. The clock strikes 12 at midday, up goes the sun high up in the sky, and out comes the sweat to make your boobs even more prominent. So much so that the outline of your bra becomes clearly visible. And, if you’re weaning whites and pastels because your sane mind has guided you well, then even the intricate lace along the rims of your fancy bra becomes a show for all.
7. Dreaming about going bra-free
Gone are the days when you were a pre-teen and bras weren’t a part of your vocab. Good ol’ days they were! But all is not lost – not entirely – especially if you’ve been blessed with cute little boobs. So, what if you’ve experienced body shaming because of that? But who cares? They have their own set of pros. Like helping you nurture the idea of giving that restrictive cage a miss, if you haven’t converted that into reality already. It can be challenging during summers, but layer up during the cold months and no one will get a hint of it. Confident enough to go bra-free without giving two hoots to log kya kahenge? Long live, kween!
8. Loathing its very existence
Kyun bhagwan kyun? Although you know the reason behind their existence. But you love to go overboard and create a K-serial sequence once in a while, don’t you? Love it, like it, or hate it, there’s no escaping the twins clinging to your chest. So, get over it and make peace, woman!
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