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Question of the Week - Don't Leave Home Without It

First of all, I have a winner for the Rocking Pony Shirt Giveaway! I assigned every commenter a number and used a free online number generator to pick one number. The number picked was the one assigned to: Cranky Pregnant Woman!

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This week's question of the week is:

What won't you leave the house without?

For me, it's definitely my wedding ring. Although I often don't wear them while at home, I generally don't leave my house without my wedding ring, engagement ring and bracelet-watch. But if I'm going to the pool or somewhere where I don't want to wear my diamond and nice bracelet-watch, I will at least put on my wedding band. If I don't have any, I feel naked and wierd the whole time I'm gone. It was hard to go without them while pregnant and post-partum, but my swollen fingers forced me to for months (reason #4367 I don't miss being pregnant).

I also don't generally leave the house without some sort of makeup on--at least coverup. Before I became a mom, I always ALWAYS wore lipstick. But after having babies, I often go without lipstick even to work. This probably surprises any friends I've had since I was younger. But lipstick gets in the way of all the kisses I want to give my kids, so I have gotten used to going without it. But since I still break out like a teenager, I always put on coverup an loose powder.

What about you? What do you have to have with you or on you when you leave the house so you don't feel naked (besides clothes)? Has your phone become attached to you? A special piece of jewerly become part of your body? What can't you be without when out and about?


Becoming Mommy said…
actually, there's nothing i wont leave home without.
nej said…
The me five years ago would be surprised by this, but I won't leave home without my iPhone. It has my shopping list, directions, my todo list, my camera, my video camera, and my phone. It helps me find a bank or a restaurant in a new neighborhood and helps me change a flat on my bike (thanks eHow!). It has saved my ass a million times and I love it. If I could, I would marry it.
paola said…
My epipen. Well, up until 2 weeks ago when I realsied that I had stupidly let both of my epis expire!! I contacted my allergist to let him know I needed another and guess what, all the doctors are on holiday and so nobody can sign the release form for a new one. So, I'm feeling pretty damn naked at the moment. We are going away on holiday next week to a country where nuts and buckwheat are common ingredients and so will have to bring along some adrenaline in vials and a syringe, just in case. Hopefully I will get my new epipen before we leave for Australia at the end of the month, otherwise I won't be eating anything on the flight.

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