Let me start this post by admitting something. I am SO glad that I publicly announced this challenge earlier today. And I am VERY glad that people commented on that post! Thank you!
Something I have always struggled with, and likely one of the main reasons I am as overweight as I am, is that I make these grand plans and I have all of these goals, and then I don’t tell anyone about them so it’s very easy to just put them off for another day.
I really wanted to do that today.
I came home to utter kid chaos. No one was getting along. I was really tired because my knee kept me up a lot last night aching. I wanted nothing more than to “just start tomorrow”.
But I couldn’t! Because I told you!
My daughter and I painted our nails this evening because she’s that kind of little girl. She has to keep up on her polish. Her toes must sparkle at all times, I tell you! How could she possibly be seen at preschool with worn nail polish!? Yes. I can’t wait until she’s a teenager.
I have recently started wearing lipstick. It started because of a friend of mine hitting a hard patch who also decided to start wearing lipstick. It’s kind of a way to force yourself into the mindset of being fabulous, no matter what you’re doing, you know?
My daughter has completely embraced this trend of mine. I even bought her her own pale pink lipstick to wear. So, after we were done with our nails, she insisted we put on lipstick and she handed me my bright red tube.
And that’s how I came to do my first day of the challenge wearing red lipstick. Continue reading “30 Day Challenge: Day One”