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I Used to Think That Wind Could Blow Me Away

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 526 People

    Actually, I still do.

    If wind can blow away trains and trailers and trees it can blow away a person. No matter how much weight I gain, I will still be no match for a strong wind.
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2015

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    A Very Windy Wedding

    Unfortunately there has not been any really windy days for a long while, and so no knew stories to post,therefore I thought I write about an experience of mine a few years ago when I attended a friends wedding on what turned out to be an extremely windy day.Great for me,but not...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    OMG! We have enjoyed some seriously strong

    winds recently and taken full advantage when not accompanied by the rain. The scene is set. I'm ( sadly ) sat alone in my car, parked up right on the seafront watching people being blown this way and that by the promised gale force winds, the car rocking in the ferocious gusts...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2014

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    I'm sorry- Hey guys so I apologize

    that I haven't post any stories lately. my internet's being a jerk. So I'm gonna take a break from Experience Project for a bit until my internet's up and running. A few weeks will probably be how long im gone. Plus, school's starting soon anyway, and I'm gonna busy. I sincerely...
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2015

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    There was huge storm last night

    and spend almos whole night outside with playingmy huge raincape. It was really exciting experience. I hope this girl is having as much fun... :)
    EQW1 EQW1 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2015

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    Windiest Day So Far

    This week the winds where incredibly strong, one day was especially wild. I was waiting for Jess to arrive to give me a ride into college, she arrived at my house wearing her favourite red dress, it is around knee length with a black petticoat, it is tight around her body and...
    WindySpirit WindySpirit 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    There was recently really windy

    and rainy. I got lots of change to wear my raincape. Some times powerful gusts got under he hem and something like this happened...It was fun though... :)
    EQW1 EQW1 31-35, M Dec 11, 2015

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    Blown away!!! A few days ago,

    I went for a walk on the beach. The winds that day were forecasted to be around 80+ MPH! I was wearing a very loose fitted tank top and a mid thigh length black chiffon skirt. I knew it was windy, I just didn't think I was going to get blown away XD It was difficult walking...
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 4 Responses May 15, 2015

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    My New Pleated Silk Skirt

    After reading all your stories and experiences I felt I had to tell you about my latest in a long line of experiences out in gale force winds I recently bought a beautiful red calf length pleated silk skirt.I have always preferred wearing pleated skirts and dresses,especiallly...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 13 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    Severe Gales With Gusts In Excess Of 65mph Part I

    At last the weather forecast I had been looking forward to for so long,and finally a chance to wear my new silk dress in some really strong, storm force winds A couple of weeks ago I listened with fingers crossed to the weather forecast warning of gale force winds in excess of...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    Where I live, we get winds up to at least 70

    MPH. Here's a story where I recently went out in those winds: It was a really windy night. I was wearing a mid calf length black silk skirt and a white silk blouse. I was walking down to the coast where it would get really windy. Immediately after I stepped outside, my skirt was...
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 19, 2015

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    This is not new picture,

    but I hope you like this. A wind loving girl as lighthouse keeper..
    EQW1 EQW1 31-35, M Jul 26, 2015

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    Windy day today! They say gusts were between

    40-45mph, but I don't know about that. I managed to get outside with a scarf around my hair and wearing a skirt! even better, it was a wrap skirt made from saris! Nothing big happened the first few times I was out, but when I came out the door in one place, there's a...
    taopuppy taopuppy 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 29, 2015

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    Tornado effect: Yesterday,

    the winds were forecasted to be around 60+ MPH! I was heading to the coast where it would be stronger. I had worn a very loose satin T-shirt and silky pants. Immediately, when I got there, the wind became intense. My shirt was rippling and flapping, as were my pants. My long...
    Moonlightgirl88 Moonlightgirl88 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 16, 2015

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    Windy day at school: I had just gotten out of

    school for summer break. Since it was the last day, I wore a black silk shirt that was a few sizes too big for me, and a mid calf length white chiffon skirt. As I exited the building, the wind started to increase rapidly and I had a hard time keeping my clothes under control. My...
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2015

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    Short story: just a quick story from yesterday.

    It will be rather short, but only because I'm tired and about to pass out lol. So the wind was forecasted to be around 50+ MPH. I had worn a black silk shirt and a white knee length satin skirt. I was heading to the coast where it would be stronger. Immediately after I got there...
    Moonlightgirl88 Moonlightgirl88 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2015

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    Well the windy weather kept up

    and I had quite the adventure walking to and from school! Like Windyspirit suggested I went out today in a dress, it was a brown dress that went down to my shins. With that I wore a loose sage blouse that long sleeves. Today the wind was suppose to be around 20-30 with gusts up...
    webary webary 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    I'm sorry- Hey everybody,

    so I just wanted to give you all a heads up. I've been caught up with school, so I'm sorry to say I won't be posting any stories for a while. The soonest I can get back on EP probably won't be until we get off for Thanksgiving break. I'm sorry
    Moonlightgirl88 Moonlightgirl88 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2015

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    Long Dress And A Strong Wind

    It was late morning when I woke and there was a furious gale blowing outside. I decided that today I was going to have some real fun, I would wear a long bridesmaids style gown. My heart was racing with the thought of all the skirts and petticoats blowing everywhere. The dress...
    WindySpirit WindySpirit 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    60 Mph Gusts And A Pleated Silk Skirt

    No sign of any strong winds here, so a story from the past Earlier this year we had a day of gales and gusts of wind up to 60mph,maybe even stronger As I looked out the window at home and watched the trees swaying and bending in the wind a decision had to be made.Skirt or dress...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    Dose anyone here live in Wellington NZ?

    That place sounds so awesome, so windy!!! I've been out of luck over here, dose anyone know of other blogs/sites/youtubers who share things about the wind?
    webary webary 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2015

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    The first day of this new year did not

    disappoint me when it came to the wind! We were having strong winds blowing all through the night, and all I could think about was getting outside to enjoy it. Unfortunately, it was a little too cold for me to head out so I stayed inside to listen and watch. The trees outside...
    windblowngirl88 windblowngirl88 22-25, F 15 Responses Jan 29, 2014

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    Another windy wedding: Earlier today,

    I had to go to another one of my friend's weddings. Good for me, because the winds were forecasted to be around 65 MPH! I had worn a short sleeved sage blouse and a mid calf length black pleated satin skirt. When I had gotten there, the wind was blowing really hard. It sent my...
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2015

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    The Last Chapter

    This is the final part of the experiences on our cruise. On my way back to my husband I stopped and looked at myself in a full length mirror by the stairs. I wanted to see my gown in full.The reflection showed me a full length, dark blue chiffon and silk dress, The dress...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    it is so windy outside right now

    and i think tomorrow is supposed to be even windier. yesterday wasn't bad, and i went out to run a couple of errands. i wore a silk scarf. last time i'd worn it i had it tied around my head and with the knot under my hair, double-knotted, so when i wore it yesterday i left that...
    taopuppy taopuppy 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 23, 2015

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    84 Mph Gusts On A Cruise Ship

    That's what the reports said the following day and I can well believe it,having experiences them first hand My husband and I have just recently returned from a cruise where we experienced a night of ferocious winds and some incredible dresses and skirts. All day we had enjoyed...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    Today has been one of those extremely windy

    days. The weather forecast said there'd be 50mph gales this afternoon with gusts of anything around 80mph... and I was out shopping! I'd just had my hair done at the salon so I was wearing it down and it was straight and silky to touch. After I left the salon it was nice and...
    xPrincessxPerfectxHairx xPrincessxPerfectxHairx 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    This is a fictional illustrated story

    that I've been working on. I hope you'll like it!One cloudy day Sandy was walking along the field. She was wearing a white shirt with long collars and a red blazer over it, a long white dress, purple scarf around her neck and her favorite red large hat. She was also having her...
    windknight windknight 22-25, M 7 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    Bit of a different experience

    for you all today. Since I’ve never written a story about my Native outfits while I’ve been out in the winds before I thought why not share one. Anyways something from earlier this year because I’ve not had any wild winds for a while. On a day when the winds blew fiercely...
    WindySpirit WindySpirit 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2015

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    I just had one of the greatest nights ever!

    So a day ago we had a really random period of strong winds. Like no winds throughout the whole day then suddenly at 3PM the winds came and really picked up! Me and my girlfriend finished our classes and we had planned to hike some local trails. I was nervous she would decide...
    notgivinmyname notgivinmyname 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2015

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    Turn Of Events

    Hey, I not posted in a while so its about time I did, just another story from me and Jess's experiences. Don't you just love it when the weather girl says its not a day for skirts ?? Well to me thats just more reason to wear one. The winds whistling outside as if they where...
    WindySpirit WindySpirit 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10, 2013

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    A Victorian Wind Story

    Unlike my other stories which were actual experiences , this story is entirely imaginary . I wrote this story as gift to a very dear friend , who has been kind enough to allow me permission to use use it . I thank him , and hope you enjoy it . It is January 8th , 1884 . Katherine...
    gwtw gwtw 61-65, F 7 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    Alright guys, so I said I was gonna be back at

    some point with a new story. Sadly, my computer broke and we can't fix it. I am currently typing this from my crappy tablet. It's probably gonna be a really long time before I get another computer. So yeah, sorry to return with bad news. Hope you guts can understand :)
    Moonlightgirl88 Moonlightgirl88 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I've been looking through youtube

    and photos online again and trying to define the kind of vids i would like or the kind of experience i'd like to have. everything seems to fall short. i guess closest is Sturmlady, and someone has reposted a collection of her clips. i hope that this time they'll stay up! i want...
    taopuppy taopuppy 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 14, 2015

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    I've got a little bit of bad news,

    I'm afraid. My drawing tablet is broken. This means I won't be doing much wind art until I get it fixed. :( Hopefully that gets sorted out soon. That's not what I'm here to talk about, though. I have to rant about my current life situation; don't worry, I promise it's wind...
    GryphonChick GryphonChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2015

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    The Windy Cruise Part III

    It was time to venture out once again onto the deck. My outfit consisted of a stunning, white, mid calf length, pleated silk skirt,with an elasticated waist band, a silk blouse, worn outside of the skirt,and two large silk head scarves,one for around my throat and one over my...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    I'm finally getting off my lazy bum

    and making some wind-related art! I've done two sketches so far, itching to do a third later today. But, I need some suggestions for what sorts of clothes to draw people in. Here is what I have so far.Do any of you have requests for what you'd like to see me draw? I'm especially...
    GryphonChick GryphonChick 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 24, 2015

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    I found on Youtube this video.

    I think I haven't posted here. I'm not sure. I hope you enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZm-n5xsHB0
    windyshirt windyshirt 41-45, M Dec 14, 2015

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    So I posted an experience on this not too long

    ago saying I was leaving EP. This time, I am leaving EP. My computer has been being a douche, so I'm gonna take a break for a few months and get my computer fixed. I don't know when I'll be back, so I deeply apologize guys ;)
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2015

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    Blown Away!

    Okay, well I have been talking with some people on here and I have been asked stuff like "whats the strongest winds you've been in?" and "have you ever been blown away" an such, I have been trying to keep my stories seperated because it felt wrong to clog the group with my stuff...
    WindySpirit WindySpirit 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    Hey guys, sorry I haven't been posting.

    I got my computer fixed, but the weather is too cold to go outside. Plus, I haven't had any ideas what to write about. Bummer :/
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    When Just Wearing A Pleated Silk Dress Was Not Enough

    A couple of years ago about this time of year we had a night of some seriously stong winds reaching 60-70 mph at times My husband was away at the time unfortunately but I could not miss the opportunity to be outside experiencing such strong winds I chose a pastel blue,mid calf...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    A few years ago, during a storm,

    I tried to check winds using a open shirt. I think the strongest gusts reached 60 kph. (I'm not sure).Facing wind, my shirt ballooned suddenly. Even the sleeves of my shirt inflated. Sometimes, there was a strong gust which tried to burst my shirt (Viewing my movie recorded, my...
    windyshirt windyshirt 41-45, M Dec 14, 2015

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    Its going to be windy finally!

    I gotta work but I got a bit of time off, hopefully no one will be home so I do not have to go out of the way to enjoy myself and hopefully it won't be too cold! I'll let ya know if I have any fun.
    webary webary 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 11, 2015

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    Windy Wedding and a silk skirt

    A few years ago I attended the wedding of a friend The morning of the wedding was dry, and as forecasted the day before very windy.The wedding was taking place near the sea and so the wind was likely to be at it's strongest.The forecast was for gales with expected gusts of 60mph...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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