On blogs and social media in general, it seems that everyone’s lives are perfect, in order, and straight out of the pages of a magazine. Obviously, we all know this isn’t the case – though it is still easy to get caught in that mindset. My friend Allison (if you’re near Dallas and need gorgeous photos, she’s who you should call) started something a while back on Facebook called Transparent Tuesday, where she would post a status update or photo of the not-so-perfect in her life. It’s a refreshingly real look at life without the rosy colored glasses we call Instagram filters.
I love the idea, so today kicks off what I hope is a weekly feature: Transparent Tuesday. I’ll use the hashtag #transparenttuesday on Twitter and Instagram and would love if you joined in!
Today is a great day to start this as it’s a particularly UNglamorous day, as 99% of all days are.
Went to workout and felt like crap. I’m glad I went, particularly because it was a snow day in these parts, but it was a little rough. Moving like a slow turtle.
Didn’t brush my hair, dribbled water on my seatbelt.
Looked at this pile for the 97th time and thought I should probably do something about it. (I didn’t.)
Got a shower, didn’t dry my hair or put on makeup, and then put on a wrinkled maxi dress from the summer and got to work. This is my office view today.
Was tempted to declare email bankruptcy today, but am still holding out hope I’ll get caught up some day. These are the emails that require responses… another 9 came in since I started writing this post.
Those are my #transparenttuesday posts of the day. Share yours with me as well so we can all feel a little more normal. It can be text only, a photo, whatever. Happy Tuesday!