Oh how will I go on?
Yesterday ended our football season. And by our, I mean my son's. First round playoffs took place yesterday on home turf. We showed valiant effort, but alas, we will not be advancing to the second round next weekend. And I am in complete withdrawal.
I am so invested in this team. These boys. Sure, I've been team mom before for other sports. But truly, team mom for a 7th grade football team is a full-time job within itself. I styled
and performed as team mom in tandem. I rarely missed a practice (we started in July
). I never missed a client. Somehow, it all worked.
So, now that I am not up to midnight, every night, working through the details and devising emails, you'd think I'd be rejoicing. Instead, I am drowning my end-of-season sorrows in a glass of wine (a really nice one, albeit
However, I'll bounce back.
In fact, after scouring the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book I found many indulgent things to help forge my way out of this funk. While I'm always down for a pair of shoes, one thing, in particular, made me stop and think 'would I ever really need that
?' But wrapped up all pretty, my wined-up self thought, 'well maybe
At $480, it's nail luxe.
Photos by Emre Guven and Neiman Marcus