Sometimes we have to let go of the way we want to be and we have to be okay with the way we are.
I was texting a young momma friend who was a little bit frustrated about wanting to be a certain kind of mommy, but not living up to being that kind of mommy. Sometimes she was a frazzled frustrated mommy. And she thought she shouldn't be. That right there is what I said to her. And that is Truth.
To make my point, I posted a photo of my tired eyes with my reading glasses on top of my nose (which I've been a little self conscious about ever since watching my wedding video). Sometimes I just need to be okay with the way I am.
I bought a treadmill at our neighbor's garage sale.
I promise to run on it more often than I went to the gym.
That's not saying much.
I didn't have running shoes so (after running for the first time in my Birks) I got some.
It really bothered me me that I haven't had a hat with the colors of my son's high school football team to wear when it gets cold during football season. So I decided to knit one.
When I was finished, I offered to let Kaitlin and John borrow my nice new Century colored hat, but they looked at me like they felt sorry for me... hmm... Not sure if I'll be so "swaggie" anymore once I show up at the football games wearing it.
I accidentally got a makeover:
I'm not sure what to think about it. It sure is colorful.
I went out to lunch with my sweet friend, Andrea. Afterwards she needed to get some Clinique stuff, and I saw that they had some anti-red foundation. When I asked the Clinique Lady about the foundation, Andrea told her to give me a makeover because I had a "hot date" that night with my husband.
Two hours later we were BFFs with the Clinique lady and I had purple eye shadow on my brow.
I haven't worn any color on my brow since I was 5 and found my mother's Mary Kay lipstick compact. I was so proud of my red "eye shadow" that I walked over to my friends to show her. My friend's mom took one look at me and said, "let's call your mom. I have a feeling she doesn't know about this."
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JD took me to a local winery to watch the sunset. We decided to take a selfie.
We laughed about that. "Too far close." What is that even?
We had a birthday party for the 90+ year olds at work. I got to bring out my nice dishes for them. Little things like that make them so happy. Making them smile makes me happy.
Time flies! This post has been sitting in my dashboard forever. I got so much catching up to do!