In My Tracksuit

“π•‹π•£π•’π•”π•œπ•€π•¦π•šπ•₯𝕀 π•’π•£π•–π•Ÿ’π•₯ π•˜π• π•šπ•Ÿπ•˜ π•₯𝕠 π•”π•™π•’π•Ÿπ•˜π•– π•₯𝕙𝕖 𝕨𝕠𝕣𝕝𝕕, π•₯𝕙𝕖 π•¨π• π•žπ•–π•Ÿ 𝕨𝕙𝕠 𝕨𝕖𝕒𝕣 π•₯π•™π•–π•ž π•¨π•šπ•π•.”

Ok well maybe not change the whole world, but the difference I will make could possibly be done in a tracksuit… if I had my own way.

It’s a fact that image is important. No matter where we are or what we’re doing, in this day and age someone is always watching. However, what I also find important is comfort.

Living with sickle cell, one of the main symptoms I have to manage is pain (often on a daily basis) and this has a huge impact on what I wear. I love fancy clothes and stunning heels but unfortunately that’s not practical for me every day. My reality is clothes that are non restrictive and comfortable and a tracksuit gives me all this and more.

Thankfully, style and stigma has evolved over the years when it comes to tracksuits and I have come a long way from the classic hoody and baggy sweats combo.

Although it’s highly unlikely that I’d turn up to a conference or deliver a talk in a tracksuit, I can now rock a neat, stylish one for my regular day to day activities that has all the comfort qualities I need while still looking trendy and cute.

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