Picture of Me

Sep 13, 2013

Sometimes it's hard to see myself clearly. I can't look and see just a girl. I see my flaws, big and bold. I see the things I like too. I see it all. I feel it inside. I know the emotions that come with this face. I know the fears, the hopes, the dreams. I know the ups and downs. I know the headaches, the heartbreaks, and the triumphs. I know how far I've come in this life and how very far I have left to go. When I look at this picture I see it all.

This photograph. It's a little bit blurry, taken at 11pm after a very long (but good) day. There are tired bags under the eyes that never quite seem to disappear. Eyebrows that need shaping. A tiny top lip with an exhausted half smile. Eyes that say thank goodness for bedtime. This picture speaks volumes. This girl is only human. A happy, loved, exhausted person. A wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister. All of it adds up to me.

What do your photographs say?
xo Sue


  1. This is a gorgeous picture : ) I love how you describe yourself - everything you've been through, good and bad, make up who you are!

  2. It's amazing how we can see ourselves through pictures. It all seeps out in the smallest expressions. :)

    Semper Wifey

  3. I love reading your blog Sue, you always have such deep posts and love this!


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