Monday, April 8, 2013

Comfy pants...are they your friend?

The other day Joey came home, looked at me, and said,"Did you go somewhere today?"

No... I just decided that after showering instead of putting on comfy yoga pants I would put on real pants. I figured if I was going to put real clothes on maybe I should also use the blow dryer? Hey let's get crazy and get that makeup out.

Then I started thinking it was odd that he thought I went somewhere just because I was dressed like a real live functioning adult. At that same moment I realized that I DO have a tendency to shower, throw my hair up, and reach for the comfiest clothes I can find. I'd like to use the excuse that I'm pregnant but it would be a bad one. Since becoming an at home mom again caring about my appearance has declined...drastically. I figure no one sees me so there's no reason to "get ready".

Once upon a time I got up every morning and "got ready". Hair! Makeup! Office clothes! The whole shebang! I worked for a real estate agent and before that a title company. I couldn't show up in my stretchy pants and hoody... Well, I could but I would probably be sent home to change.

The truth is even though I don't HAVE to get ready I SHOULD. I definitely feel better and happier when I look nice. Now I'm not saying I'm going to be photo ready everyday because that's just crazy talk BUT I am going to make more of an effort to get out of those lounge pants and into real pants more often.


  1. Ha! I have the same issue as well. I love my comfy pants!

  2. Haha I have a rule that I can't wear my yoga pants out of the house unless it's a weekend, but I end up breaking that all the time!

  3. I went through this same thing between my first and second children too. I would do the bare minimum each morning to get ready and not look like I just rolled out of bed. But just getting dressed and putting on a little makeup can do wonders for my mood and ambition. One of the major reasons I pick my kids up from school is I have a "reason" to get dressed, otherwise I would barely leave my house :)


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