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Something new - March 1

I've been really thinking of some ways to put myself out there a little bit more.  Some of my peeps say that I am still quiet and that I need to show people myself more.  I thought I was ok, but I can see where they say that "shy girl they used to know" is still around.  After a lot of thinking and trying to figure out what I could do to express myself a little bit more, I have decided to take to Instagram to help me in this endeavor.  

Now, first thing you need to do is to make sure that you follow me on instagram and twitter @TheShaylaEm.  Once you have made that happen, start talking to me and asking me some questions.  Starting this weekend, March 1, I will be answering one question a day on Instagram.  Make sure I can answer the question in 15 seconds please.  

Well, now that you know what is going on, make sure you get those questions to me.  You can even comment on here and let me know what you want to know.  Can't wait to talk to you, peeps.  You keep me going …

Follow the signs

Well, I honestly don't even know how to begin this one.  Actually, the fact that this happened to me is pretty awesome.  What I have learned from this is that it is time for me to stop being scared and do something I really want to do.  Even if I don't make it, I can at least say that I tried.  Let me get to my story and then you will understand why I chose that particular title.  

About 2 years ago, I was approached about doing something.  I had thought about it as a teen, but the entire family didn't agree.  I let it go.  Then when I was asked about it again, I said I would give it a try.  I started trying to get things together and just trying to prepare myself for what was to come.  However, there was always something holding me back and it was my lack of confidence.  People find that hard to believe because I appear to be so outgoing and so full of life, but sometimes, there is a nervous part of me that is hard to shake.  

I don't know your faith and I am not trying…

Be bold and bright

I was going to write about this yesterday and then I changed my mind.  Then today, it came back to my mind again because I feel like it is important.  It probably won't be my longest post, but I have to tell you something about one of my favorite things - clothes.  

Yesterday, I went shopping at one of my favorite places, Ashley Stewart.  I ended up buying 2 sweaters and 2 jeggings.  Well, the 2 pairs of jeggings that I purchased are bright (yellow and coral).  Yes, I love bright colors.  One of the other fabulous plus ladies in the store saw what I was buying and she said, "Those are bright.  I wish I was that brave".  I looked at her and told her, "I used to be like that, but if smaller people can wear bright colors, so can we".  

Seriously, I used to be like that.  I would stick to the black, browns, and blues.  I have a bright personality, so why not let my wardrobe reflect that?  Don't get me wrong, I try on everything before I leave the store.  Not all …