The photography theme for week 38 was ‘Lost’. This was definitely a theme that I could identify with. In life, I question what I’m doing and where I’m going quite often.
Always stuck between this is exactly where I should be and I should be over ‘there’ doing more. Wherever “there” is. I over-think the fuck out of everything, EVERYTHING!
When I’m lost it’s usually because I’m trapped in my own little mind, searching for some new direction to go in, or waiting for my ship to come in, as if one day I’ll wake up and suddenly be great at everything I feel quite mediocre at. When in reality I’m not perfect, no one is!
What I do know is that I fail quite often, as a mother, wife, photographer, crafter. Yet… my kids are happy, my husband is satisfied (wink, wink), my photography improves constantly, and my crafts sell, so that has to tell me something, right? Yeah, yeah it does… I’m pretty fucking awesome exactly where I am. Time to get out of my own head and enjoy the beach I’m on! I was trying to get all metaphoric there, but that sounds kind of cheesy, you know what the fuck I mean though. :p
So glad I had this little pep talk with myself. I needed that.
“The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself, with desire for what its monstrous laws have made monstrous and unlawful.” ~ Oscar Wilde
This isn’t part of my 52 week challenge, I just wanted to take a photo of my butt, and voila! Can’t really have a fulfilling Humpday if you don’t put the hump out there, right?
The photography theme for week 37 was ‘Tiniest of details’.
This bug was so itty bitty, didn’t even notice it when I flipped the mushroom over. Once I started shooting it crawled out, just a little spec of a thing. That’s one thing I love about macro photography, so much beauty in the tiniest of details. Not that I find that bug beautiful per se , but there is something cool about all the things you can see in such a small space.
“The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen” Self-portrait
The photography theme for week 36 was ‘Nourish’.
Not only have I been slacking off on keeping up with this photo project, I have also dropped the ball on my workouts. I was going strong, lifting weights, and working out everyday for over a year. The last few month however, not so much. I can’t even see my muscles anymore. Waaaaaaaa. I am slowly trying to get back into in. I started back up a couple of weeks ago, was doing pretty good until leg day. I couldn’t walk for about a week after, I guess I over did it, which also meant I couldn’t lift anything until I healed. Getting old sucks!
I still love drinking protein shakes though, I’ve at least been consistent with keeping those in my diet. I’m not a big meat eater (I can think of a ton of sexual jokes to add here), I can never get enough protein in, so I supplement when I can. Here, I’m drinking a chocolate protein shake, but lately I’ve been sucking down green protein smoothies every day. Yum!
Talking about muscles, meat eating, not being able to walk, and sucking things down kind of put me in the mood for other types of nourishment. Anyone else? No?…just me then. Okay. Off I go to satisfy some other cravings. 😉