30 Days of Truth | Day 11

May 14, 2012

By Katrice

Something people seem to compliment you on the most. 

I get a lot of compliments on my smile, my eyes and my hair. I'd say an even amount for each. 

My hair, I appreciate because I have always put a lot of energy into making sure that it's healthy. I also think that my mom being a stylist for so many years really made me a little fanatical about it always being well-maintained. There was actually a point when I was wearing it short, right before I grew it natural, that I would go to her for hair cuts but wouldn't even let her curl it. Talk about being OCD. 

When I was a girl, people always told me that I had big beautiful eyes  even though I wore glasses. I couldn't wait to get contacts. And then when I found out about Lasik, I had to have it. So, now they're not hidden behind glasses.

I have a love-hate relationship with my smile because it's so big. I have tried to practice smiling smaller but it's either a big smile or no smile. Whenever I take pictures, especially with other people who have less teeth showing, it's the first thing people mention. lol But, these days I'm loving it more all the time because it reminds me so much of my maternal grandmother and my Aunt Bren's. Both of them had very bright smiles that were just a little crooked. It's so interesting me that you can inherit something as specific as a certain muscle movement in your face when you smile. When I smile, I squint my eyes and my mouth pulls down just a bit on the right. I love it.

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  1. I love your big hair, beautiful eyes, and gorgeous smile!!

  2. LaTasha FendersonMay 15, 2012 at 2:22 PM

    This picture is one of my favorite pics of you. I've told you that about a million times (LOL). This is the perfect pic to describe all the things you get complimented on the most. I love it.

  3. You are gorgeous, keep smiling that big beautiful smile. Never ever try to smile smaller. Be You!

  4. I love all things about Katrice! But I must admit - that moment I met you in 1993 - I fell in love with the warmth from your smile. Love it big & bold. That's my Katrice! :)

  5. I love a big smile. They seem so much more genuine.


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