“You contemplate coloring your hair. Doing something extreme. Ever since you got your license you’ve been trading in your car for something more practical. Cabriolet Convertible to Jetta to Passat to Minivan pretty much sums up the last fourteen years of your life. It used to be about what you drive. Now it’s about what drives you.”
“You are proud of who you are and how you look and what you are capable of. And not just as a mother. As a person. You love your children but you also love yourself.”
“The Talbots catalog comes out of nowhere, even though you’ve never shopped at Talbots before. The Urban Outfitters catalog arrives the next day but you don’t shop there anymore. You used to but not anymore. No more floral shifts with open backs for you.
This post is an example of why I am so grateful that blogging has exploded in the last five or so years as a medium for writing. I feel so many of the things she describes in this post, and it motivates me to keep on describing life as I see it and experience it, in a place that I can share with other people, so that I can look back and see all the ways I’ve changed, or grown, or stayed exactly the same.
Yes to feeling inspired.