MHAM Day 7: Pretty Woman
What do you do to look good when you feel like crap?
Ever notice how, when Eliza is all dressed up, she gets all the attention?
No matter how bad she feels about herself at the time, everyone around her is all atwitter at how put-together she appears.
Whenever I feel absolutely awful, I play dress up. A pretty pink dress and ballet flats, maybe a flower in my hair, my nails painted if I have enough energy… Women compliment me and ask where I got my accessories. Men hold doors and call me ma’am. Children tug on my hemline and tell me I look pretty.
I’m one of them:
…at least on the surface. Instead of pitying or judging me, they’re accepting me without question.
And if I play “normal” long enough, sometimes I can almost forget it’s just an act.
June, Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, is dedicated to Unmasking the Mystery of Chronic Headache Disorders. The Migraine and Headache Awareness Month Blog Challenge is issued by FightingHeadacheDisorders.com.