Friday, July 18, 2008

Wrap Up

Well it's finally friday - TGIF! I thought I would wrap up my week of body image with a quickie.

Yesterday evening the hub and I went out to a rooftop party downtown. We have been talking about the festive summer rooftop parties for 3 years, but until last night, had not attended one.

Let me say - it was a blast! We don't go out very often without the kids so this was a real treat, but the party itself...I wish I had done it sooner.

What I noticed most about the party was not what people were doing to make it great, but more the diverse crowd that was there. People of all ages, decked out in their summer, party attire, out to enjoy the music. By all ages, I'm saying ages between 18 and 60 - EVERYONE was having a good time.

To be comfortable enough with yourself, to dress in the latest fashions and party like a rockstar at ALL ages is one of the coolest things I think I've seen in a long time!

So go have a great weekend and enjoy being you!

It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.

7 comments:

Busymama Karen said...

How nice to have a night out to yourselves! Enjoy your weekend.

GoteeMan said...

love the comment at the end - so true...
J/

Semi-Charmed Wife said...

That's so awesome--I love to see people feeling confident and comfortable and just enjoying being alive! I get caught up in my neurotic spin cycle sometimes, and I forget what I'm missing...

auntie said...

i love that last quote...i think that's exactly what i've been focusing on my whole life: who i think i'm not. i'm not skinny, i'm not popular, i'm not interesting, i'm not disciplined...and the list could go on and on. very powerful - thanks kel!

DysFUNctional Mom said...

Glad you had fun!

J & J Acres said...

I had never experienced the atmosphere you speak of until we started hanging out with our friends down at the lake. There's skinny people, bigger people, young, old, rich, poor... and yet everyone just has fun! It's so much more relaxing when no one is trying to out-do the other or starting drama!

Jojo said...

I've only seen rooftop parties in movies where they film in NY or Chicago against the beautiful city background...but unfortunately never went to one. It sounds like you had a great time and I love how you ended the post...it's so true. We worry all the time how we look in others' eyes that we fail to see it's us that see ourselves "that" way.