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Thursday, October 4, 2012

31days of getting dressed {4/31}

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Confession time:  I stayed in my yoga pants until lunch time when I finally took a shower.

The yoga pants were my non-holey yoga pants so that’s good.  Right?

Reasons excuses for my late start to the day:

  • We are on fall break so I’m sleeping in.
  • There is an evil, evil allergen like ragweed or goldenrod blooming somewhere, I just know it.
  • Because when David asked me how I felt this morning as I awoke, I wanted say, “Like an elephant is sitting on my face”. 
  • Allergies stink!
  • Upon finally dragging my headachey self out of bed, a very cute 4 year old boy said, “Mommy, will you sit right here and hold me?”
  • Of course, I did not pass up that opportunity…clothes, shmose!  My baby wants me to hold him!

After my noontime shower, I just threw on some jeans, a shirt with a little sparkle, and mascara and lip balm.  Oh, and I fixed the bangs. 

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A little bit later, I got a text that a group I sing with was going to be singing tonight!  So I jumped up and did the whole she-bang – hair, jewelry, nice clothes, cute shoes.  Only, I have no full body shot because my photographer (my second oldest son) is out of town.  So I only have these very poorly taken bathroom mirror self portraits.

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That’s quite a difference between my “at home” look and my “going somewhere” look.

Today’s conclusion:

  • I’d have to say that today was semi-successful.  I did get dressed but it was quite late in the day.  But still, I did get dressed.
  • I was actually more productive in my yoga pants than my regular clothes but that’s because it is hard to sit still in a home with five kids.
  • I wish my “going somewhere” look was easier so that it was also my “at home” look. 

4 comments:

  1. So... I giggled when I read this because I know!!! The only thing that comes to mind is the old Nike slogan: Just do it! I've told Adam recently, if I don't get up and ready while he and the kids are getting ready then it won't happen until just before carpool time!!!

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  2. Awww, thank you, Sally! You made my day...no, my week!

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  3. It is true. If I'm not up and ready early in the morning, it's hard to fit in once the kiddos are on the move! :)

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