Pay Attention to the Signs
Some signs that you have been neglecting yourself:
A. Your husband, noticing that your hair smells good, says: "Did you wash your hair? Wow, I haven't smelled that smell in awhile!"
B. Your friend gives you some make up because she "accidentally" bought the wrong shade and thought you might be able to use it instead. She is right.
C. Another friend gives you three really nice blouses and a lovely dress jacket that she doesn't wear anymore, and acts like you are doing her a favor by taking them (bless her).
D. Your 6-year old girly-girl asks why you never wear skirts or dresses. Your 4-year old girly-girl chimes in with: "Yeah, why not mom?"
E. You sleep in your jeans because you're too damn tired to walk down to the dryer and get the nice clean jammies.
And the biggest sign that you've been neglecting yourself is that you can come up with way too many signs that you've been neglecting yourself.
I've had a lot on my plate the past several years, but that's not going to change in the next several, and I don't want to be a frumpy, unkempt mom anymore.
It's time to ignore the children: I must get in touch with my girly side once more. Someone send me something pink, fast!
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