Today’s the big day.
One of my youngest cousins is getting married, and so there will be a semi-formal event up on a mountainside in Santa Cruz. I had no knowledge of this event space prior to receiving the invitation, and I’m excited to be sharing their special day. The location appears to be welcoming and magical, and every thought has been followed up to ensure the guests comfort – including providing a shuttle to and from the hotel.
As I’ve been juggling activities to try and stay busy, I haven’t been able to determine if my challenge is over-estimating my endurance, or if I truly can’t keep up now that my life has slowed down and I no longer am forced to try and bull my way through daily events.
Not wanting my real struggles to be a factor in someone else’s special day, I’ve decided to conserve my energy, skipping going to the YMCA today, in the hope that the adrenelin rush I’ll get from being out in public and at a very visible social event won’t also do its bit to exhaust me. Yes, I’m being both a slacker AND thougtful, LOL !
As the Bill Murray-inspired Deviant Art posted image from salis2006 shows, I have my dress and I feel pretty, oh so pretty, as I get ready to attend today’s happy event. Today will be spent in a flurry of primping and preparing:
while I work to keep my seldom used makeup applying skills under control to achieve an enhanced “natural” look vs. my fears of looking like a linebacker in a dress. (Yes, these are the thoughts one has, when being referred to as a “handsome” woman vs. a “pretty woman” growing up).
Can’t wait to see the beautiful bride on her special day !
As for you – I hope you’re enjoying yourself and have something fun planned for the weekend.