Monday, July 27, 2015

Flowers and Fringe

I have a confession. I hadn't posted for a while and was putting some pressure on myself to go out and take some pictures. I had a really bad cold and was having some trouble with my short(er) hair the day Caroline and I were supposed to go shoot. But I sucked it up and went anyway. Caroline was such a good sport because I had a bad attitude the whole time. "Ugh, my hair looks awful." "That outfit looked a lot better in the mirror than it does on camera." "Why did I eat that bag of chips at lunch, I look bloated." I got home that evening, took a shower, laid down for a bit, and went to bed. 

When Caroline sent over the pictures a few days later, I didn't even want to look at them. I let her email sit in my mailbox all day. But when I finally got home that evening and took a peek, I realized they weren't the best pictures I have ever taken, but they certainly weren't the worst. And then I got a little frustrated with myself for being so critical, which only perpetuated the vicious cycle, you know? Jeez Louise! I started this blog, first and foremost, for myself. Not gonna lie, I do like it when I get a lot of likes and views and shares. But I promised myself the moment it isn't fun anymore, I will stop doing it. And while I did have a debbie-downer day, I still love writing and styling and sharing. And I hope you love it too. 

Don't be too hard on yourself. Have a little fun. Go eat a cupcake.

Photography: Caroline Grace

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  1. You know what – I needed to read this today! You are beautiful, and I love these photos!!!

    Annie Reeves

  2. Great advice, Abby! Also - I NEED YOUR BAG! That is soo badass!


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