I’m slowly beginning to feel like my old self again.

Can you believe that you as well as I have been satisfying right here for a lot more than five years, chatting about makeup, truth TV mayhem (when we started, it was flavor of Love!), guy — from males of the feline persuasion (Tabs), to bat guy (Christian Bale) as well as guy with lovely abs (Ryan Gosling) — Mango Bars, Nutella, cupcakes and, of course, cats. Both yours as well as mine.

I feel extremely close to you now besides these years, as well as I believe you comprehend exactly how people have great times as well as bad. Both swings are inevitable provided sufficient time. often you’re up, as well as often you’re down. It occurs to the very best of us.


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Between turning 37, wondering if I’m prepared to have kids, fretting about good friends as well as household as well as the normal things that occur in life, as well as trying to figure out my next steps…I’ve felt burdened lately, like my metaphoric wings have been weighed down by boulders.

Then, last Thursday morning, as I was sitting right here at my desk trying to compose a review, something clicked — the switch that makes the tears begin falling — as well as I realized that I just couldn’t do it.

So I took a few days off. as well as wept a lot. A ton, actually. Buckets on Thursday as well as Friday, perhaps a quart or two on Saturday, however by Sunday, yesterday, the storm had lastly passed (cue the herald angels singing!).

I didn’t experience any type of profound revelations or anything like that, however I spent a long time just mulling things over, ruminating, cooking, cleaning, walking my cat, as well as I likewise got in some exercise, which normally enhances my point of view, even when it’s the last thing on earth I want to do.

I even started crying a couple times on the treadmill…and now that I believe about it, it must’ve looked quite ridiculous, however nobody was watching. The mix of tears, snot as well as perspiration integrated to produce a powerful Potion of Catharsis.

Annie Lennox has likewise been keeping me business over these past few days. have you ever heard her Diva CD/album?

Get it, get it, get it, ASAP.

It’s among my musical must-haves (especially the tunes bit Bird as well as Primitive). My goodness, the lyrics — often I fail to remember exactly how much music can influence the method I feel, as well as then I hear a tune like bit Bird as well as keep in mind that other people have felt whatever I’m feeling now.

I’ve just got to put these wings to the test…

Wipe your tears, as well as let the salt spots dry…

Oh, yes — I nearly failed to remember to mention my pink hair.

This is a appeal blog, after all.

Nothing like pink hair to modification your point of view!

Je Ne Sais Quoi on the left as well as Rags to Riches on the right

The pink I’m using right here is only temporary, by means of the new condition culture Colorsmash Hair shadows ($15 each, offered in nine shades), which are like powder eyeshadows for your hair.

Just massage into dry hair, as well as set with hair spray. Then, when it comes time to remove, the colors laundry out quickly with routine ol’ shampoo.


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They’re offered in nine lively shades — Firecracker, electric Beat, Rags to Riches, St. Martini, Atomic Yellow, Tango Mango, So Jaded, Je Ne Sais Quoi, as well as Oh La Lavender. I’m using hot pink Je Ne Sais Qui here, which I worked into my highlights.


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