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Who Am I?

It's week one of the Eyecandy Project 52. The theme this week is who are you?


You know, at the start of every year, you see all of these articles on how you can better yourself, lose weight, get organized, be a better version of yourself.

But…I kind of like the old me.

Yes, I need to lose weight.

Yes, I need to organize.

Yes, I need to FOCUS.

But even if I don’t meet any of the goals I set for myself this year, I still like who I am.


I am a 39-year-old wife of 10 years, mother for 6, daughter, sister, friend who loves the feel of warm sand between her toes, that feeling of anticipation you get when you open a brand new book, the first sip of coffee in the quiet of the morning, that moment when you KNOW you just took a great photo and big hugs from loved ones.

I’ve got my issues, ( LAWD KNOWS I DO).

But I LIKE me.

Shoot I’m almost 40 I better!!!

ANYWAY. This is me.

The end.

I’m going to have a great year. Are you?



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    January 7, 2016 at 8:42 am

    I love your pic and your commentary!! Can’t wait to follow along week to week!
    -Natasha |

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    January 7, 2016 at 11:03 am

    Well, I like you too! lol I plan on having a great year this year so I’m cheering you on as well

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    January 7, 2016 at 11:28 am

    Happy New Year! I LOVE this post! I also wish that more women would love themselves like this. Yes, everybody has things to work on, but I truly believe that we should love ourselves any damn way! Fixing those things that we need to work on should only enhance the fantasticness that is you! Great way to start the new year!

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    January 7, 2016 at 11:58 am

    This was right on time. I was just thinking about this on the way to school this morning. If my life stayed the way it is, I’d still be happy. I’m really happy where I’m at right now and that’s an awesome feeling. Anything else is just icing on a pretty sweet cake.

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    Daenel T.
    January 7, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    Love the photo. And, girl, yes! It’s so nice to like {not just love} but like yourself. I’m happy with me too. As contradictory and weird and goofy as I can be.

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    January 7, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    This post is so refreshing. Thanks for the reminder to love ourselves as we are. I wish you a blessed and productive 2016, Lashawn.

    I’m joining in on the EyeCandy Project 52, too!

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    January 7, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    That’s right, love who you are!! You are great. Happy Early birthday!

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    January 9, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    I really like your post. I am committing to giving this project a try. It will be my first intentional photo challenge.

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    January 9, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    So far the year is going well. This is my first photo challenge. I am looking forward to it.

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    January 12, 2016 at 11:32 am

    I like who I am as well. I think 2015 was a year for me to understand who I am and come to grips with the fact that everyone may not understand me but that I have a right to be who I am and they have a right to not deal with me and I am finally okay with that.

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    Valerie Robinson
    January 25, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    I’m so late, but will join! Love the idea of this!

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    February 7, 2018 at 4:52 am

    I’m starting it this year, but having trouble with the, ‘who are you?’ theme!
    Any ideas?

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