Day 139 - Bad Habits

I don't bite my nails and I never have. But when I get stressed out (like now!) I do start chewing on my lips and the inside of my mouth without even realizing that I'm doing it... pretty awful. Sometimes I'm kind of oblivious to how much it's actually affecting me until I realize that they're completely ragged.


Moving right along with this slump :)

  • margolove 8y

    yeah, same here alice... that and some impending college applications.

    but overall, I've just been really burned out lately and I haven't been keeping up with things like I should've been. I have a really big research paper to write, a big literary essay (plus a 500 page book to read), another book, a bunch of makeup work for a science class, some makeup work for my cinema class, and other stuff to do all in the next two weeks. And then finals. And then I'm leaving the country for nine weeks. ACK.


    sorry 'bout the life story!
  • Alice O. 8y

    :-][ sounds stressful.. where are you going for 9 weeks?!
    and after you answer that i need to go to sleep.
  • margolove 8y

    I'm going to the Philippines :) Sweet dreams!
  • John Crowley 8y

    About 30 or 40 years ago I told my little sister that I would never date a girl who bit her nails . . . ever since she has had beautiful nails, and reminds me why every once in a while. I should have told her I would never date a girl who chews tobacco.
  • Amelia Rhea 8y

    OMG so soon!!! please let me know when you're going!!! We will actually be on the same time zone!!!

    we gotta arrange something... anything...

    and as for biting stuff... I bite everything... nails, lips... skin around nails... which is why for a while I had really ugly thumbs... it's all too tempting to bite or pick at the skin until it bleeds.. disgusting I know... I solved it momentarily by having acrylics... since my nails can never be sharp enough to peel the skin.. but now since I'm growing my nails out and giving them a rest... the problem seems to have come back...
  • Zack Jones PRO 8y

    It may be a bad habit but it makes for a wonderful photo!
  • chelly-egg 8y

    we should start taking bets now on how many "faves" this is going to get
  • Amalia Sieber PRO 8y

    hehe Chelly, I was thinking the same thing!

    White teeth! Yes! I'm proud of you.
  • Stephanie 8y

    I'm a chewer too,'s awful. I am not even discrete about it when I do it.

    cool photo btw.
  • 2hatsoff 8y

    I do that too, sans lipstick
  • Stef 8y

    We are the same! I chew 2! So we are in the Widow's Peak Bushy Eyebrows Lip Chompers Club!

    Your lip color is pretty.
  • Courtney Paris PRO 8y

    I know exactly what you mean!

    Seen in 365 Days (?)
  • Amanda Gilligan 8y

    cool shot :)
  • Brian 8y

    My wife has the same habit! If only it always looked as good as this picture!
  • Sarah Walker PRO 8y

    You have rooly attractive lips, Margo. And I don't mean that in a weird way.

    ...or do I?
  • nikolina100 PRO 8y

    this is beautiful!
  • jack.clarizio 8y

    thats cool, reminds me of the rocky horror picture show !
  • margolove 8y

    jcrowley - thanks for the anecdote :) haha, hindsight is 20/20

    amelia - the people I know who are serial nailbiters have a really hard time quitting, too.

    zacko - why thank you!

    chelly - hehe, aw, thank you :)

    amalia - I brushed 'em right before I took it! And several other times. Excessive toothbrushing heroes unite!

    steph - I never noticed :D but yay, sisters!

    alan - LIES!

    stef - omg! ahaha, best club ever. And thanks! I wish that it were real instead of painted-on.

    voicesbybrian - haha, yeah... not so pretty without the red layer over top :/


    nikolina - thank you!

    jack - me too, I thought about that afterwards :)
  • Antonio Martín 8y

    Original foto y muy femenina en su concepción !!! Son unos labios tan maravillosos que puede uno soñar una eternidad con ellos !!!...

    Saludos cordiales desde España
  • grazie davvero 8y

    mmm... intriguing
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