Sunday Confessions




I confess: It's been a dark week in the world, with horrible things (Brussels) and unexpectedly sad things (Garry Shandling's passing...how can Garry Shandling be old enough to die of a heart attack?!). I confess I never watched The Larry Sanders Show, but I grew up with The Garry Shandling Show being a quirky weird non-sitcom in a sea of let's be honest 80's turds. I'm not sure I understood it fully at the time, but he obviously had a huge influence on everyone from Ricky Gervais to Larry David, and hearing the irreverent theme tune again alone brought back so many memories.

Also I was sad to hear that Phife Dawg passed away, I have many fond memories of listening to A Tribe Called Quest in the 90's, particularly when I lived in NYC. It was smart, funny, jazzy, melodic rap, and I don't know, it sounds super lame and white but listening to it made me feel more in tune/less out of place in the big city. Some of the riffs and raps have been running through my head all week.

So yeah, in looking for moments of light....

I confess: this video got me!




I want a piglet to dance with, to Rhianna, that is all. You have to watch it at least a few times, I guarantee it will cheer you up. Look at his little face! His jiggling belly! I demand more Rhianna pig videos!


I confess: I looked up lip injections on the internet, because doing a blog post this week I discovered something weird about my face:


I have NO LIPS!!! And have morphed into Ricky Gervais...This is why I don't beauty blog more often...




I swear I have some lips in real life, they're not huge lips but they're...there. I guess it's an age thing...sigh.



I mean, I'm not quite ready to take the plastic intervention route yet, but my god, where are my lips?! If anyone finds them let me know!

5 comments

  1. ha omg thanks for sharing those photos!

    I use to think hell no, no surgery ever... but I'm thinking I might feel different in a few decades, mainly the turkey neck look... i don't know, that sounds so vain. but is being vain such a very bad thing if it makes you feel better?

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    1. You are welcome, if my lip-less face can bring joy to the world then it is not in vain! ;-0 I am not anti-plastic surgery per se, but it does scare me enough that I haven't tried any of it, which at my age, when women are now getting botox in their freaking 20's, does make me feel kind of weird. The lips though, I don't want duck lips, I just want my old lips back! But that's where it begins?...:-0

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  2. Ok, so the stern look is... interesting, but I mostly noticed your incredible eyebrows! Oh teach me the secrets of such perfectly shaped brows.

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    1. Ha, thanks! Um...in my case my eyebrows were falling out recently(I think) from an asthma drug I was on...so they're actually a bit sparser than usual, maybe giving them a better arch though! I think all I have on here is maybe some clear eyebrow gel, I was trying to do a (virtually) no make up face using only concealer, Benefit posietint and mascara. ;-0

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  3. Thank you for sharing these photos with the world. It makes me happy. Sometimes I have no lips. Worse - sometimes I have corpse lips. I should share THAT pic. Like, I wake in the morning and because I have sleep apnea, my lips are kinda pale and drained and colorless and I feel like I should be in a zombie video. :)
    I have to admit, I probably won't go injection with my lips, but I could see myself going to a dermatologist for help with my skin. I am obsessed with my skin.

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