Let me be honest, I am

Self-portrait in mirror, May 9, 2019

Self-portrait in mirror, May 9, 2019

Let me be honest, once a week my kid and I eat an ice cream cone before dinner.

Let me be honest, I believe in co-sleeping or whatever odd name you want to call it.

Let me be honest, I believe in home schooling.

Let me be honest, I believe that kids are whole, entire human beings that can be trusted.

Let me be honest, this is not easy.

Let me be honest, I sometimes throw out plastic bags I could reuse, and I feel bad but just for a moment.

Let me be honest, I noticed her flat belly and jubilant workout and thought, “You haven’t had a kid, have you?”

Let me be honest, I feel envious thoughts and that never feels very good.

Let me be honest, I feel negative thoughts towards others that I believe are unkind but justified.

Let me be honest, I am judgmental.

Let me be honest, I am very fearful of being judged.

Let me be honest, my cat annoys the heck out of me when he nags for food.

Let me be honest, I want more time to be alone.

Let me be honest, I miss my family when they are away.

Let me be honest, I rarely do things the easy way.

Let me be honest, I don’t like cooking with more than one vessel.

Let me be honest, the worst thing about going to a potluck is having to prepare food.

Let me be honest, I have a hard time making changes.

Let me be honest, I am having a hard time using the manual focus on my new camera.

Let me be honest, I wish someone else would figure it out for me.

Let me be honest, this is not a very flattering portrait but it is honest.

Let me be honest, I like being honest.