Monday, February 28, 2011
I'm trying really hard to think of some positives for Monday for Hope and Melissa's challenge (they probably don't call it a "challenge" but I think its a pretty good description of it today.) So here goes:
I am smart. And clever. I put more value in being witty than actually being intelligent, as most clever people are smart, but not all smart people are clever. I like to think I'm both and I have good reason for those suspicions, as my brother and I are A LOT alike, and he is definitely sarcastic and funny and clever and smart and ironic and fun. Me too!
I think I'm going to be a great mother one day. I understand the importance of not losing yourself in the role, but I also realize that once you have a child, you are destined to sacrifice for the sake of your child. One day I'll be a mom, and that child will dictate and rule the rest of my life. Like it or not.
I have the gift of discernment. I can usually tell what people are thinking, not specifically in a psychic sort of way, but I can get a general feeling from them. I don't read auras and I can't read minds, but give me a few minutes with someone and I can usually tell you more about their personality than some of their closest acquaintances. I've been wrong before. But not that often.
I actually do feel better about myself after that little lesson in self-flattery. Thanks, Hope and Mel! :)
Posted by Brittany D'Lynne at 1:10 PM
Friday, February 25, 2011
hair appointment! I woke up at 5:50 a.m., threw on a hat, and went to go get my hair "did."
A little bit of honesty here...I've been feeling extra tired and busy lately, and I haven't had just a whole ton of motivation for blogging. I'm still sloughing (is that word?) through it in hopes that it will pass. I go through these crazy stages where one minute I'm like, "Ok, total revamp for the blog" and other times when I think, "What would anybody even want to hear me say?"
I'm convinced it has to do with this crazy weather. I can not WAIT until Summer. Everyone is happier in the Summer!
P.S.S. Last week to Wear Red for Women! Are you sad?? :)
Thursday, February 24, 2011
I just read an article online called 8 Easy Mood Boosters.
I took five deep breaths, and considered setting my Iphone alarm for five minutes to rearrange my desk, but decided that was too much effort (5 minutes probably wouldn't cut it).
I went into the kitchen to have a spoonful of peanut butter (walk away from your desk, stretch, and have a healthy snack) but the Coke delivery man was blocking the spoons and tempting me with his high fructose corn syrup.
I even laughed out loud to myself in the bathroom, but my coworker walked in at that exact second and is probably still wondering if she should warn the building that I might be cracking up...and not in the good, stress relieving way.
So I decided the most therapeutic thing to do would be to type my blog for the day. I've only got 3 minutes until lunchtime anyway.
I guess its working! Better than that crazy "go workout" advice, anyway! :)
P.S. Blood-work sucks. And not in the good vampire kind of way...
Posted by Brittany D'Lynne at 1:44 PM
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Have I mentioned I'm ready for Summer?
I should be really glad its not quite swimsuit season yet though, cause I really need to get back to the gym with at least a few weeks to spare. Too much pizza and all!
I have a secret. This blue shirt is actually a DRESS! Shhhh.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Friday, February 18, 2011
red" outfit, mainly because I wore it last October as a "pink" outfit, but whatever. I mean shirts can be two colors, you know? Well, they can. Just like grape and pickle snow cones and cars you have to replace the hoods on.
I gave a shoutout to Academichic for their innovative jewelry tricks, and I'm using one again today:
1. Take a little necklace.
Posted by Brittany D'Lynne at 2:19 PM
Thursday, February 17, 2011
It's a good thing I didn't know that, or I wouldn't have gotten any sleep last night.
The worst part about chipping your tooth at lunch (on stew! How does that happen!!) is knowing that it just felt a little funny for the past few weeks, but ignoring it instead of being proactive and making a dentist appointment before something happened.
And the absolutely worst thing about going to an impromptu emergency dental appointment in the middle of the day...finding out its not a true emergency and having to reschedule for two weeks from today. But at least I got a free teeth cleaning!
Posted by Brittany D'Lynne at 6:48 PM
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
P.S. Oh yea, that title is a Jersey Shore reference. Yup.
Posted by Brittany D'Lynne at 1:24 PM
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Academichic for their brilliant ideas on how to remix your jewelry. I took a page directly from their book and attached some earrings to a chain...and voila! a brand new necklace!!
Posted by Brittany D'Lynne at 3:18 PM
Monday, February 14, 2011
My positives this morning:
1. I must have pretty good taste in men. I won the Valentine's Day contest (or maybe I should say that my husband won) because my flowers arrived first at work this morning. The Husband said he ordered them a week and a half ago, which must be how much in advance you have to order them for them to show up at 9:30 a.m.!
2. I like that I finally know how to fix my own hair. Throughout high school and college I struggled with "flat hair syndrome", which basically means that my hair is stick straight and doesn't hold a curl for anything. I've since learned that that's not necessarily true, and with a little bit of the right products and accessories, voluminous hair is possible for someone like me!
3. I really like the fact that I'm getting braver about wearing high heels. I've never been much of a "shoe person" because someone who is six feet tall can't really get away with wearing three inch heels...especially when The Husband is already a bit shorter than me. But here at work, I've embraced heels. This goes back to last week's post a little bit about being confident in my height. I don't care if I'm taller than all of you. My legs are longer, too :P
And in regard to this post, of course I had to wear pink! I'm saving my bits of red for Fridays this month, but don't you worry, I have plenty of pink! Proof positive here!! :) Man, this is a "link-y" post, isn't it!!
Posted by Brittany D'Lynne at 2:05 PM