Being the vain creature that I am, I have always liked taking photos of myself but only until recently (when I started my Project 365) did I learn to stop making stupid faces at the camera (always scrunching my face in an attempt to wink, doing the Zoolander pout which was really big when I was in college, the kawaii sign, covering my mouth with my hand to pretend I was shocked etc etc). Reviewing my photos, I noticed that I always shot from the top, making my forehead look like an inflated balloon. I also had this very annoying cutesy smile that made me look like a bunny. I truly do not know what I was thinking.
I have this habit of online spring cleaning: every few months or so, I go through the archives of active online accounts and privatize possibly incriminating and/or embarrassing entries or photos. I did it to my old Livejournal (just in case there are people wondering where the juicy selloutgirl entries are), my Multiply, and even my Flickr. Good move, really, because good lord, I used to be really really ugly (by my own standards and compared to how I look now, mind you). Someone tweeted me a while ago saying that he scanned my Project 365 and noticed that I’ve changed since Day One, that I’ve bloomed. That prompted me to dig through my Photobucket and Multiply and sweet Jesus, I looked really lulzy. I’m glad I grew up (heh). I picked out some photos to show you guys, take a look!
1: October 2004. I know I look okayish there so I had to stick it in, heh.
2: November 2004. LOOK AT US, WE’RE SO COOL, doing the kawaii sign with a jeepney behind us. College best buds and I on our way to Anilao for the weekend and we saw the DLSU-Lipa building so we had to make like non-Japanese looking Japanese tourists.
3: November 2004. Ew. An example of shooting from the top (and the side) with a constipated smile. A pimple on the nose, too!
4: December 2004. Same constipated smile, kawaii sign.
1: All January 2005. Christin’ Christ, look at me, pretending to be a goddamn fish.
2: Meh. My face looks squished.
3: Nevermind that I look drunk or slightly drugged, the worst part here is that I was with three of my beautiful friends at a house party. No wonder I had to settle for an ugly boyfriend when I was in college— I was ugly, too, lulz.
4: I am so badass blowing cigarette smoke woohoo =/
1: April 2005. When.will.she.ever.stop.with.the.kawaii.sign.
2: I honestly thought this was a cute picture of me back in 2005 =/
3: I want to punch myself in the lips.
4: What’s sad is that I still look like this sometimes lolllll.
May 2004. LOL CAN I JUST DIE NOW.
POUT FACES! Gah.
The boyfriend told me not to post too many ugly photos because he might get turned off and I don’t want to find myself suddenly single and heartbroken because the ~*~L0v3 oF mY LiFe~*~ suddenly deemed me unworthy of being his better half (note to boyfriend: sorry, our future kids— having half my genes— will have to go through the same awkward phase
I we went through hrhr. I hope they don’t hate us =/) so I’ll stop with the ugly pictures now. To end this entry, let me show you the way I used to Photoshop (complete with stupid, embarrasing text):
LOLLLL I’m such an artiste.
To really end this entry, here’s a recent photo of me:
Bitchiz, I’m cute.
PS: I’m not saying that I no longer have (current) ugly photos of me because I still do (goddamnit, I still do).
PPS: By the way, none of you are allowed to call me ugly.