Ready for my own talk show.
So, I have been in the frumpiest of frumps lately. I don't even want to know how many days (weeks?) I went without styling my hair, wearing meh clothes, and not even bothering with my contacts (glasses are great but mine make me feel extra frumped.)
And that's just the surface stuff. I've not been taking care of myself inside and out.
This week I've been doing some things differently here and there and
last night, and today, I felt kind of pretty.
Me & my Jenny.
At the Real Simple event, beauty expert Jane Iredale encouraged us, when wanting to be a better version of you, don't focus on change, but enhance what you have.
The things that make us different, unique, flawed? and sometimes strange.
The things that make you you.
Edited to add: This is not a fishing for compliments plea. I am just being honest, and hope that I'm not the only one that feels this way sometimes. You can tell me how beautiful I am all day long, but it means nothing unless I feel it myself.
Edited AGAIN!: I do want to say that change is often good, I don't mean say we should never change, but it hit me how long I let WEEKS go by with no change, waiting for change, and how much longer can I let it go? YEARS? Will I be an old lady still waiting for things to change or waiting until I have the motivation to change them? And then miss out on some pretty good stuff I could have been doing with what I already had? So IN THE MEANTIME we have got to work it! :)
When I got home from Chicago this afternoon we took the kids out for dinner. Taking kids out in public is totally like a box of chocolates. You never know what they’re going to say. Read more about it here: Big Beard.
Last two photos credit: Amy, PAgirly on Flickr