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Such a girl

I have turned into such a girl lately.  Who knew.  I have two brothers and pretty much grew up as a tomboy.  I had short hair.  Played ‘boys’ sports with my brothers after school.  I never did the make-up thing at school.  I never spent hours with my friends, doing nails and hair.  We didn’t lie for hours talking about boys.  We just weren’t into the ‘girly’ stuff.

Even after becoming a mom, I still didn’t become a ‘girl’.  I have boys and do boy stuff with my kids.  I never got emotional while pregnant.  Didn’t cry because of an advertisement or seeing baby clothes. 

Lately though I’m turning into such a girl.  I cry.  A lot.  I like having my hair done.  I feel uggles when my nails aren’t proper.  I have them done every two weeks.  I dress like a girl – dresses and skirts!  I actually own some now.  Sjoe.

I wonder what has turned me into a girl.  I’m a jeans and tekkies kinda girl – or used to be.  I like dressing so cute and pretty lately.  I’m just not so sure about the tears all the time. 

It’s almost as though crying has become my new past time!

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12 responses

  1. Annie

    Is it called growing up? LOL Kinda a jeans girl meself.

    October 23, 2007 at 8:42 pm

  2. I had two brothers myself, had two boy children and played many boys sports growing up just like yourself. Though I love my comfy clothes I do enjoy getting my nails done and dressing up every once in awhile.

    October 24, 2007 at 12:50 am

  3. my3boysandi

    Ive never really been into make up makes me feel subconious.
    I never had friends to do my nails and hair with.
    Im still “a jeans and tekkies kinda girl”

    This year I have gotten really into wearing necklaces, bangles and rings 🙂

    Im sori youre crying so much
    r u depressed
    maybe u should see a doctor
    Im praying for you sweetie
    I use to cry a lot
    now Im on meds they really help me

    October 24, 2007 at 1:11 am

  4. I thinks it’s got to do with having so many males in your life. I’m beginning to do the same, I’m even growing my hair and it’s not irritating me. I was actually thinking the same thing the other day.

    October 24, 2007 at 8:19 am

  5. Must have something to do with the fact that you getting older. But I am not sure whether that counts for the crying too. I have had lots of crying done earlier this year … just yesterday I mentioned to somebody that emotionally this has been a crap year for me. Maybe its something to do with the moon LOL!!

    October 24, 2007 at 9:08 am

  6. somayya

    I think that it is finding ur true self. As long as it makes u feel beta afterwards …..i cant picture u doing the hakka with the boys though! he he he 🙂

    October 24, 2007 at 2:22 pm

  7. oh I can so relate–over the past couple of years the same here. Of course, have really discovered who I am in general too (but I still like the daredevil and outdoor stuff too!!)

    October 25, 2007 at 6:09 am

  8. SIL

    Wow, so it is happening to you to. I thought I was the only one going a little crazy. I would love to wear dresses every day, but you know in the shop it is just a little impossible. Enjoy being able to wear your dresses and look so elegant. I wish it was me.

    October 25, 2007 at 10:04 am

  9. Eventually the girl thing just catches up with you – LOL – it happened to me as well.
    Big fat cry baby I am lately.
    CRY CRY CRY.

    October 25, 2007 at 12:02 pm

  10. Because you are so pretty as a girl and it feels good! (And yes, it even feels good to cry.)

    October 25, 2007 at 5:56 pm

  11. Um, why are you crying? Did you read your post on October 22? That might shed some light on it for you. 🙂 Why do I cry? Because I can!

    October 26, 2007 at 5:46 am

  12. I think you have the best of both worlds. You can tap into your feminine side and be a woman, but if you need to run out and do something with your kids you aren’t going to freak out if you don’t have makeup on,your hair washed or a nice outfit on, you can roll with it and still enjoy any situation. I think it is great Mel!

    October 28, 2007 at 2:09 am

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