I had a much needed day off early this week from what has been a hectic schedule over the past six months, and I’m beginning to reflect on the year that is shortly coming to an end.
I’ve definitely had some days in recent weeks where I’ve arrived at home and had total brain fade; lacking inspiration to write, and generally feeling mentally and emotionally exhausted to the point where I’ve found myself either over-thinking, or being completely unresponsive to what’s going on around me.
Needless to say, I’m feeling a little burnt out…
Working under pressure does not make for a healthy mind or body, and even attempting to escape and find an outlet has been virtually impossible.
As an introvert/extrovert it’s important for me to shut right down in order to regroup and let that internal coil slowly unwind.
It was fantastic to make connections with both Kylie and Steve—two extremely talented designers with big futures ahead of them. In both of their collections I’ve found the missing pieces that make my wardrobe feel more complete.
Funnily, this bib top also reminds of the days where I dreamed of becoming a competitive netball player and if you know me, then you’ll also think that that’s completely ridiculous. Trust me, it is!
My dreams were completely shattered when I stopped growing at the age of thirteen. At 4’11” (and a half) it’s hard to catch, throw or stop a ball from being passed when everyone else is at least 6ft tall. No sooner had I arrived at high school, I was quickly demoted to a place on the C team and having played previously in my school’s A team, I quit on the spot.
I can always blame my genes for the disappointments in my life, but I ended up turning my hand to more creative pursuits, which just goes to show that some things are just meant to be…