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Get Over Yourself


I was given the opportunity to do something yesterday, something that is out-of-the-ordinary, but I passed.  I let my nerves take over and I just couldn't push through the shortness of breath and the flop sweat. 

How old am I?!?  What is my problem???

I was asked to be in an info-mercial.  They would have wardrobe, make-up the whole bit, but... I just panicked.  'Um... no thank you', was my reply.

I'm sure I could have rocked those khaki pants and that sweater set.  Perhaps I could have worn pearls.   Hair spray would be a must, this summer weather is making my hair frizz something crazy.

But I won't worry about it any more.  When I see the info-mercial during a late-night of drinking wine and lounging in my sweats I will toast the brave woman who took my place. 

I hope I get over myself someday.

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6 comments:

  1. wow!!! In the words of Susan Lucci "It's an honor to be nominated" right? :)

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  2. I was asked to do a pizza commercial when I was a kid. I was too shy and thought, "of course...pick the fat kid to eat pizza in front of the world!" Now I regret it. I bet you would have looked great! Too late to change your mind? Ya only live once!

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  3. You know what? Why not flip this on its ear? Someone thought you were so beautiful inside and out, you'd be perfect for TV. What a huge compliment! Not everyone can say that.
    Enjoy that part of it! :)
    xoxo

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  4. That's so cool that you were asked! Even as an adult it is often really hard to get over situations that make us uncomfortable...you're not alone!

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  5. I am the same way too, I think it's just people are different and I kinda just let myself pass and try not to think about it later...

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  6. Bless you heart, Ann. I've passed up a million great opportunities, it seems. Let's make a pact to be fearless from here on out, okay?

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