Sunday, June 19, 2011

Embracing My Midlife Crisis!

Last year I celebrated the 25th anniversary of my 25th birthday and promptly decided it was time to quit playing with the idea of re-inventing myself and actually do it. The year before I had realized my dream of owning my own business if I could do that surely I could re-invent myself. I was not on a quest to become someone I wasn't but rather to become the woman I had planned on being the first time I celebrated my 25th birthday. The re-invention process has gone well yet now as I near another birthday it dawns on me that while I have re-released the artist in me to create again and have regained my confidence as an individual and artist not just a wife and mother, something is still missing.
Maybe I should trade the mini-van in for a
 or better yet
Hmmmm, I don't think my bank account could handle that. So much for a new car, maybe I should update my wardrobe. M & Em had a few outfits I really love, especially this one
I don't know, What do you think, is it just a tad to radical for this grandmother? I thought long and hard for all of three minutes this morning when it came to me! Instead of a new car or a sexy wardrobe I embraced my crisis. First instead of just dying my hair a plain natural color, I got creative. Using both a burgundy and a blue/black hair dye I dyed my hair burgundy then added couple of black streaks and saturated the tips with the black as well. To top off the change I went into my jewelry box and pulled out my earring with the long dangly chains. It may sound odd but when I was 25 my best friend/sister-in-law and I bought this set of earrings, she wore one earring and I wore the other. I haven't worn any earrings for at least ten years but could never bring myself to part with this one earring. So with my hair looking great and my one earring back in my ear where it belongs I am feeling GOOD! 

Now to just work on the wardrobe :D
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Irene said...

Hello Nita,
The new do is every bit as sexy as the outfit. I could easily see you in it. Tres artistique!
Now for the hotel you ask, the link is at the bottom of the post. Here it is:

Dyche Designs said...

Love the hair, looking good.

M & Em said...

Oh my goodness, thank you SO much for featuring our blog! I appreciate it more than you know. I think your hair looks really cool! Kind of badass. :)