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Daily Archives: November 11, 2010

Day 4 – Thursday

Ena - Day Four

Ena: This morning was brutal.  Wait, let me preface that.  A concept in the mind is not always the same as a concept in reality…so, this morning was brutal.  I made the mistake of actually thinking about today’s outfit prior to trying it on, and let’s just say everything didn’t go quite as planned.  Lesson learned.

This was a day that made me want to scream, “bad plan!” and quit this project, but I didn’t.  I guess that’s the point; we’re breaking out of our comfort zones and trying new things and that’s not always easy – um, maybe that’s never easy.

It would be much easier for me to get up tomorrow, throw on my old uniform, and head out the door, but I won’t.  I’ll suck it up.  I’ll keep trying.  I’ll deal with it.  I’ll go home and not think about what I’m going to wear tomorrow.

Bina - Day Four

Bina: First off, I would like to say that I made it until 6:00pm yesterday with my Big Girl Shoes on.

Okay, so this morning my body woke me up before the alarm again, around 6:45.  Today, I was actually more excited to get dressed.  I heard the wind shake the cheap windows and I knew to nix the sundress I had been considering. Not going to make that mistake again!

I felt pretty good as I left the house, happy with the ensemble I had been able to pull together and warm enough.  As I hit the road on such a gorgeous LA fall day, Phoenix’s “Lizstomania” came on the radio.  I cranked it up, rolled down the windows, and enjoyed the lack of traffic thanks to Veterans’ Day.

I arrived at my office before 9am, which is unusual for the perpetually late me.  And when I saw Ena, we promptly started giggling at ourselves.  But in a good way.  We showed off our outfits and accoutrement to each other and I was proud of us, and very proud of Ena for braiding her hair!

We took a morning break to take the pictures.  Neither of us was too thrilled with the way they turned out.  We realized we have a lot to learn about photography and posing, along with fashion…

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