Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Help Me


My clothes that I've had since college are beginning to wear out. By clothes, I mean the free shirts I got for being in nerd programs (including, but not limited to my "I am a Biohazard" T-shirt, and my "BURP--Biology Undergraduate Research Program" T-shirt). And by wear out, I mean they are one wash away from becoming a necklace.

So, I have a few choices.

a) I could go sign up for a bunch of credit cards and get more free t-shirts.

b) I could cut up the college shirts, make a quilt, and then wear the quilt.

c) I could buy larger clothes for my daughter(s) and share with them, because middle aged women look good in . . . High School Musical stuff.

d) I could take in my maternity clothes.

e) I could buy new clothes, but shopping for myself frustrates me. I usually end up looking like this.

I call this one, "Ellen Degeneres goes to Church"

Don't get me wrong, I like to try cute things on, but as soon as I do, I think, "This is not me."

I just need something that screams, "TOKEN ASIAN FRIEND."



Token Asian Friend said...

My sister-in-law had this made for me. I would give you each one, but I don't think it would be a good idea for some of you to wear this shirt. Especially you blondes.

Pam C. said...

Love the t-shirt. I say go to the thrift store. I don't know what I'd do without my CRABWOMAN oversized t-shirt from Value Village...

Tiffany said...

I can't get over the Ellen Degeneres joke. So funny.

five-one-and-a-half said...

Personally I like the Ellen look. Especially the black skirt with white sneakers. That t-shirt is awesome, you should wear it every day.

Brian and Janette said...

Ha ha! I'm laughing at that Ellen joke too. Say, I'm not blonde...maybe I could wear that T-shirt. And I can totally relate to item e. Shopping frustrates me! So, I continue to wear the clothes I've had since before we were married and some even from high school. I may end up attending my 10 year high school reunion this fall in the same clothes I wore when I was in high school. Not good....not good, I tell you!

Token Asian Friend said...

I actually have my middle school math team shirt that I still wear. That's got "Token Asian Friend" written all over it too, figuratively speaking.

Anonymous said...

I have no advice for you. At 5 months postpartum it's only my small amount of pride that keeps me from still wearing my maternity clothes, which still fit like a dream. (A bad dream.)

Stephanie said...

One of my friends offered to get me a t-shirt with "Token Mormon Friend" on it, 'cause I am.

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