The alarm goes off at 6:30 am. Too early, I ponder walking towards the bathroom mirror wondering what I will see…. did I get enough sleep? Was two glasses of wine the night before one glass too many?
I dread the mirror while keeping the overhead lights off, using only the natural sunlight streaming in through the window. I creep up on the mirror, squinting into the image.
I am relieved to see that there is no puffiness around the eyes or any new facial lines. I stumble down the stairs to get a few ice cubes anyway, wrapping them up into a wash cloth. The cold compress works wonders, giving the skin a fresh, awake appearance. I dab a little eye gel under the eye and with in minutes I look ready for the day. I might add that it will be a long day for the Riverside County Housewife.
Written By: AskMsMandi
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