My theme for March is “Self.” It’s my birthday month, which is why I chose to focus on me. My goal is to take better care of myself — mind, body, and soul. I plan to eat less sugar, write more, walk more, mediate more.
I started March yesterday by doing something I’ve never done before: I pierced my ears. This may seem silly — it seems silly to me — that at almost 41 years old, I’ve never had a piercing. I even got a tattoo before I pierced my ears.
When I cut my hair short four years ago, I started having a desire to wear earrings when I never had before. It’s probably because I felt the need to feel more feminine with short hair, so I wore clip-ons, but clip-ons get boring (there aren’t many options) and they always fall off. So even though I’m growing my hair out, I got my ears pieced yesterday because I wanted to — and the older I get, the more I realize you’ve got to do what you want. Who cares what anyone says?