Monday, April 20, 2009

I ♥ Faces Self Portrait

It's self portrait week at I ♥ Faces. I think I got a little intense for mine, but it's been one heck of a week.

I'm not one to get sick. If I do, it's only a little, and only for a day. So when it hit me this time, I was completely unprepared. 5 days, 6 prescription bottles, and one hospital visit later, I'm on the mend. This one is just me. All me. No makeup, no hairdos, no fancy shoes. Me in the raw.



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19 comments:

Melinda Monday, April 20, 2009 1:57:00 PM  

I'm so sorry you have not been well. Having said that though, I also have to tell you how much I hate you for looking so good when feeling bad. If I looked as good as you without makeup, maybe I could be brave like that and post a pic of me non-gussied up : )

Hope you "mend" quickly.

Shae Monday, April 20, 2009 2:04:00 PM  

i hope you are feeling better. your shot is really great.

Carebear Monday, April 20, 2009 2:50:00 PM  

You poor girl. But this is such a creative self-portrait. Those drugs must be doing good things to your brain! Love this. Hope you feel better soon!

SKELLER Monday, April 20, 2009 3:11:00 PM  

oh wow. this is an amazing "storytelling" photo.

I hope you're feeling much better and quickly!!!

Dot O Monday, April 20, 2009 3:33:00 PM  

Great photo - sorry illness had to be the motivation for such a fine shot.

Feel better soon!

QzakGirl Monday, April 20, 2009 4:03:00 PM  

sorry this hasn't been a great week, but it's awesome how you captured who you are, at this moment, in that shot. it's really well done!
feel better!

Ter Monday, April 20, 2009 4:12:00 PM  

Sorry to hear you have been sick. Hopefully you're on the mend but that your creative photography keeps up.

Pam D Monday, April 20, 2009 5:44:00 PM  

Don't even know you and I feel bad for you! I hope you feel better soon; if it makes you feel better, you are beautiful and still take amazing pictures even when you're sick!

DawnS Monday, April 20, 2009 6:34:00 PM  

Wow what a great shot! Hope you are better soon!

Abby*Lane Monday, April 20, 2009 6:43:00 PM  

Melinda, you are SO sweet!! Thank you to everyone :) Thanks to everyone for not pointing out my dark circles. LOL

.:: W ::. Monday, April 20, 2009 9:21:00 PM  

Hope you feel better soon!
This is an awesome picture though!!!

The Real Life Fairy Tale Princess Tuesday, April 21, 2009 12:09:00 AM  

1. Get well soon!!
2. Great Shot! Love the creativity you put into it!
3. Raw or not... you're gorgeous!

Great Job!

theArthurClan Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:11:00 AM  

You poor thing! I'm glad to hear that you are doing better now.

It really is not right that you look that good even sick though. Wow!

~Angie
co-founder of I ♥ Faces

BUMBLE BEANS Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:58:00 AM  

hope you feel better soon! its a very "!!!!" photo with the med bottles. great effect.

Julie Rivera Photography Tuesday, April 21, 2009 7:14:00 PM  

Very inventive, despite the ailment and the fact that the drug may cause drowsiness. Obviously your brain was not affected! B&W is perfect for this! Hope you are back to yourself soon!

Amy @ Living Locurto Wednesday, April 22, 2009 4:12:00 AM  

Way to be a trooper and still enter even though you're sick! Hope you feel better soon.

Amy
Co-Founder
I Heart Faces

Vanessa Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:23:00 AM  

Holy Cow Girl!!! I am so sorry! Being sick...well just plain sucks! Get better...and you "raw" is very good :)

MamabearMills Saturday, April 25, 2009 4:44:00 PM  

LOL im trying to read what's on the bottle! i think Im sick in the head!

Life with Kaishon Saturday, April 25, 2009 9:17:00 PM  

Oh you poor thing! I hope you are feeling MUCH better today! Congratulations on being a winner this week! Love your creative idea! I always like coming here because it is so bright and fun : ).