You have heard the saying about reason, season, lifetime? I have found this statement to ring especially true in my life lately. Perhaps it is because I am now 30 and realized a little too late in life that it is not worth it to surround yourself with people who are toxic for you. Perhaps it is because I believe that all of my clients are sent to me for a reason because I have something to learn from them. Perhaps it is a little bit of both.
I find that each women I encounter adds and changes just a little bit of the fabric of who I am as a person. Hearing their stories, seeing their strength, watching them realize their worth….there is no way that experiencing this as often as Erin and I do won’t begin to change who you are as a person. I like this change in who I am. I might not be the person who I was 10 years ago…hell I might not be the same person in 1 hour that I am right now…and I am ok with that.
I am ok with the recognition that outgrowing someone is ok.
But enough about me for now. This client is one of those that had not a small impact on me, but a huge one and I am so honored that she has not only allowed me to share this with you, but has the strength to share some of her own journey as well.
“21 & Divorced. As soon as you tell anyone they define you by it. Hell I defined myself by it. I had lost myself in my marriage completely. I stopped trying for things I wanted cause ‘it wouldn’t happen’ or ‘it didn’t make sense’. I couldn’t even look at myself the same, I mean when the person that’s suppose to love you doesn’t even like what they see it changes you. I knew I wanted to do something for myself, yea I had got back into modeling when I came home but my confidence wasn’t there. I wanted something to symbolize a fresh start, something bold. Then I stumbled onto Lindsay’s work and fell in love every women was so empowering, and flawless. I knew I had to book a shoot with her, but I didn’t know what it would mean to me. I did this for me, and I couldn’t be happier I did. It was the boost I needed, I’m going after the things I wanted with more confidence than ever. My fresh start is never what I pictured I mean it was rock bottom. But it’s been one fierce and beautiful start.
So 21 & Divorced? Yea
But you can tell the wolves I’m home”
Hair and Makeup by: Erin Marie Artistry