Friday, May 17, 2013

day 17 : a favorite photo

Day 17: A favorite photo of yourself and why

i have ten thousand photos. some of my self, sure. but over five thousand with isaiah. my husband, my best friend. and many photos capturing our days & our life together. making memories. 
were photo obsessed around here, so what should have been an easy prompt for todays post, turned into something a little more complicated as i sat browsing through those photos.

then it hit me.
i know which photo is my favorite. which photo stands out in my head. which one gives me chills as the emotions flood back in.

i was so sick of my damaged hair as a blonde. and felt so guilty every time i went in to the salon to get it done, again and again. so i decided to go brunette and try to match something closer to my natural color. 
i wasnt sure how i felt about it. i still dont. {what i do know, is i miss being a blonde err'day!}


that picture was taken the day i got my hair done. isaiah and i went shopping and it was snapped in the dressing room at the GAP as i waited for him to get me a pair of jeans in a different size. 

i sat on the bench and i looked at myself in the mirror and thought "i look feel like a mom".

little did i know, that 5 days later i would get my first positive pregnancy test. finally pregnant. and well indeed on my way to finally being a mom.

dreams come true people. & this picture will oddly always remind me of that.



  1. Gah, I can't get over how pretty you are! And I love how this picture was taken right before you found out about Baby G. What an awesome story.

    Hope you have a good weekend <3

  2. Aww! :) I love the story of that photo!!

  3. For the record, I LOVE you as a brunette!

  4. This is so great! You felt like a mom and you were a mom but didn't even know it yet.

  5. Super cute photo and story!

  6. Every time I dye my hair closer to my natural red, I miss the blonde like mad and always end up going back, so I feel ya on that... but this story is very special and you'll always remember the way you felt in that moment. :)

  7. That's great that you have this picture to look back on and remember that day. :) You look great as a brunette or a blonde. I could NEVER pull blonde off although some days I wish I could. ;o)

  8. I love the brunette!
    And, this post had me teary eyed. :)

  9. How cool...what a sweet solitary moment in the dressing room.

  10. Aww this is so sweet! And how cool that you have this photo to look back on!

  11. love love love this! what an amazing way to remember a story and have a pic to go with it!!!