Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Triple dog dare

Posting photos of myself yesterday was kinda fun. And a bit of an ego boost since I got so many nice comments. I replied to several with some quip on what a gem I am in the morning. So . . .








This is how I look when I wake up in the morning.

Kimberly at My Brown Bag Studio dared me to post it.


It's times like these I am grateful for bad lighting and poor focus. But, really, what do I care? I drive my kids to school and head to the gym like this every single day. And my kids don't seem to mind. Parents at the school on the other hand . . .

-dana

35 comments:

brown robin said...

still not giving ya a picture of me... you have to meet me in person.

Elissa said...

i can TELL you head to the gym every day... HELLO and WELCOME to the gun show! can you say serious triceps? and i think you look fab, even like that. actually, you look rather like me. sometimes all day.

jodi @ Pleasant Home said...

I saw your post yesterday! So excited to put a face with the name! And you totally crack me up! ;o) Wish I looked like that in the morning. ;o)

Libby said...

I can relate..when my kids were younger I often walked my kids into school. I always thought that they should have a dark secret back hall for the Mom's who didnt get "dressed"! You look great! Plus, you have a smokin' figure!

Cinnamon*Sticks Boutique said...

I'm totaly blushing cause I look like that all day...think I'll go find my brush.
Canela :O)

Amy - Park City Girl said...

I still have my glasses on . . . time to hit the shower! Glamorous life of this mom - lol

Misha said...

Brave! I wouldn't be caught dead in the morning by a camera. What kind of gorgeousness is going on around your mirror? I'd love to see some photos of that!

Shorty said...

I did this recently, too, and I love sharing a bit more of myself. I hope you can find it fun, too! Now I want to know what exactly is that cool decor behind you????

MelissaS said...

Hey I'm the one in the drop off line with wet hair and no makeup on work days and still in my pjs and ponytail on stay at home days.

When I come up for leaves, apples, and free motion quilting, you might catch a glimpse of my morning persona. :)

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Too funny. It's like a total make over in reverse. If the kids don't mind, then why should you! Keep it up!
:-) Jenn

amylouwho said...

you look great!

I can't even bear to keep it real and post a picture of my messes, let alone the mess that is me!!

DeeRoo said...

Oh you poor baby.....great hair (even in a ponytail)...great figure....great smile....yeah, your life is really rough!;)

And of course in your least favorite room in your whole house...I'm crying crocodile tears and playing a mini violin!:)

But seriously...it IS really nice to have a face with your writings, that is very nice of you to put yourself out there for us!:)

Tine said...

I wish I looked like that in the morning :)
And I still think you are gorgeous! -and brave ;)

Tine said...

I wish I looked like that in the morning :)
And I still think you are gorgeous! -and brave ;)

King family said...

Thanks for keeping it real.

Olivia and Me said...

You beat me by a mile hon!! Can you say.. squirrel ??? that's me..

Amy said...

You looked beautiful in your pictures yesterday and today!

And I am dying over how cute your bathroom is, love the shutters on the wall behind you, I love the frame around the mirror, so cute!

Susan said...

So darling, au naturale! ;)

madrekarin said...

Well, aren't you cute?! I'm so glad to know what you look like so I don't have to imagine any longer. :)

Jackie said...

You are much braver than me or maybe you were just too tired to realize what you were doing. I don't think I would do that. But you actually look great!! I wish I looked like that in the morning. It is pretty scary around here.

Bloggy Mama said...

Love it. Maybe I'll do that tomorrow :)

Blue Is Bleu said...

That's my everyday, all-day look lol!

Gene Black said...

Ya look just fine. If they don't like it there are 359 other angles where they can gaze. ha ha.

Amber said...

OK - that is exactly how I look every morning - only I have soccer shorts on :-)

tara said...

I love the pictures!!

Rafael's Mum said...

just saw your post yesterday and today at the same time! great to put a face to the person! although I had imagined you completely different! strange that isn't it? i think you are very brave... I have put a small pic on my profile so people know what I look like but it is only small.... no way am I going to put myself in the picture like you did! Award for bravery! (and you look brill btw... I have the intention of going to the gym.... I suppose that's a beginning :-)

Tollipop said...

wow, dana! if that picture was to prove some sort of point of morning repulsiveness, you missed the mark completely! lovely girl, and beautiful hair!

Dotty Jane said...

If that's what "gym every single day" looks like, I should consider it. You look great!

Tipper said...

You said "anyway, whatever. this is me." I say you are perfect in every way : ) And I don't hear any parents complaining either!

Mountain Mama (Wesley Jeanne) said...

Oh, and you look great here, too!

nicola said...

hi beautiful dana! so nice to see you!
nicola
http://whichname.blogspot.com
ps. pop over to my blog for a give-away!

In Awe of Applique said...

LOL! We should have a blogspot "challenge" where we ladies would take (and post) a pic of either our "Saturday look" or our "morning look" I think that many of us would find that we look strikingly similar...btw, your pic is my all day saturday look, w/o the benefit of your figure! Thanks for sharing!!

Kris said...

I drove Maddie to school on Friday in my PJs! You look great!!!!

mommymae said...

your bathroom is almost as cute as you.

Salem Stitcher said...

You're still glorious! Now, I'm heading for the gym...