No Mirror, No Problem

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“No Mirror, No Problem” I set out to change something about myself. Now, believe me, this is much easier said than done. Especially if you’re someone like me that has a million and one things you’d like to change about yourself, and you’re in denial about pretty much all of them. It’s like picking a meal off a menu that you hate everything on. Though, after some reflection, I thought up something interesting and seemingly challenging. That’s where my journey began. I was walking around my house trying to think up some little things I could do or stop doing, when I found myself looking in the mirror. Just sitting there blindly staring at myself while trying to come up with something. Selfish, I know. Then I thought, “I look in the mirror way too much. Why do I look in the mirror so much? My eyebrows look like shit. THAT’S IT!” There it was, the center of all my problems. I’m the most self-critical person I’ve ever known and I think it all relates back to my image, sadly. In that moment of realization, I was a genius and I had just came up with the best, most relative idea ever. I decided what I’d do; I would not look in the mirror for two weeks. I was extremely excited to start for some strange reason. I couldn’t wait, really. Right after I had my epiphany, I ran to the hall closet, dug out an old sheet, and hung it up over the big mirror in my bathroom. I also turned around the unnecessarily large mirror I have in my hallway; it stands right across from my bedroom door, so I’m forced to watch myself strut out whenever I get hungry or whatever the reason may be. In my defense, I didn’t put it there, and it’s heavy. Those were the only two mirrors I could really just do away with. The other ones I just had to avoid because I can’t just go around stealing other people’s mirrors, not to mention it made the challenge a lot more difficult. I messed up a few times.…...

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