Cynthia at Picture Motherhood is taking part in a 52 week challenge in which each week has a different theme consisting of one word and centered around self-portraits. She is much farther along (by like…15 weeks or so), but I have decided to give it a try myself!
Of course, this blog is a lot about myself, but rarely do I get in-depth on me. I’m always babbling on about how this kid annoyed me and how I wanted to kick a cat or eat a three-ton cheesecake. While delightfully exciting, it doesn’t say much about me.
So, to get started, we have Week One: Hello.
This is me. Karly Claire Gomez. I am a short stack of 5’4″, and 20 weeks along with Mystery Creature #3. I love to draw and of course play around with my camera. I used to be a member of the Air Force, and am a constant college dropout. I spend my days trying to find inspiration in anything and everything and try very, very hard to not be a crazy, overbearing protective Mom. I let my kids touch everything (within reason) and then put their hands in their mouth. Germs are a good thing, I believe.
I never, never, never leave the house without makeup, and very rarely without having my hair in some form of “done”ness. I’ve been this way since my early teens, when I used to steal Mom’s makeup and put it on my face. And arms, and neck and chest. Yeah, I like to learn things the hard, messy way. I strongly believe that if someone were to see me without my face and hair put together, they would assume me to be white trash, or poor; which although I may be both, I do my best to project the exact opposite image.
I care about eating healthy, but I have zero follow-through. I love sugar and junk way too much, which is probably why I’ve had diabetes with Afton and Delaney and again now with Baby #3. I love carbs and carbs hate me, but I don’t care!
So what else is there to say about me? What makes me….me? A lot of things, that is certain. And over the next 51 weeks you can discover more about just me. Just Karly. So word up my homies, and enjoy!
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