Dress, Brass Razoo
Flats, Old Navy
Scarf, Forever 21
This dress is a little scandalously short. It's one of those dresses that I love, but right now makes me a bit angry at myself. Under the ballon exterior there is a black fitted part that used to just skim over me. Now it's a bit tight and I find it catching places and it annoys me and makes me angry at myself. But alas, that's another story. It's a nice dress for when I just don't want to care though, because it really hides everything. In general, this outfit is a little boring, but hey, we're all a little boring sometimes.
I look a bit tired in these pictures, mainly because I had just got home from work. Taking pictures after work is always a bit of a mistake because my make up is basically gone and I'm pretty much exhausted. But taking pictures before work requires me to actually get up early. It's a trade off!
Danny took these photos though and I'm very happy with them. I want to try to take outfit pictures where I'm actually doing something, some place interesting, not just standing in my driveway, but it's hard when it's just me. Also, I'm not great at posing for pictures and I'm still teaching Danny how to use my camera. He's done a really good job of learning so far though!
As an update to my attempt to make healthy changes (speaking of my dress being too tight), I've been running every other day or so and trying to eat less sugar and carbs. By that I mean, processed sugar and carbs. I still eat fruit which is, basically, fruit and carbs, but they're natural. I know many strict Atkins or Paleo followers would scoff, but I just can't give up fruit -- there are too many nutrients in it! And it's just too tasty, especially in the summer. Right now I'm drinking a smoothie with blueberries and strawberries (frozen by my mom, not from a package!), avocado, spinach, yogurt, and cranberry juice. It's just a nice way to start the day. I tried adding protein powder, but it just made it taste awful (overpoweringly sweet), so I'll be sticking with natural protein as much as I can, I think.
I've also been thinking a lot lately, due to some other bloggers living adventures and dreams out, and something one of my coworkers said to me the other day. I think I've really tried very, very hard to fit myself into an image of how everything thinks you should get ahead, but it's not working for me. I'd rather be happy than wealthy, you know! I don't really know what I want to do right now, but it's giving me a lot to think about. Maybe I'll write about it soon.
Well, I hope you all have a wonderful Friday.