Post and run: CSI-Rae

I'm behind with my day, but I wanted to share this outfit, since it's kind of a celebration of an anniversary of sorts. Some of you will remember I had a bad experience a few years back, and I always take time to be grateful for life and limb when the day comes back around. It is no longer a sad day for me, thankfully, in part thanks to the love and support from this forum. XOXO, big time!

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  • catgirl replied 9 years ago

    Awesome outfit! Glad that day is behind you and time must help a little. Lots of love to you todY.

    Is that a Vince jacket?

  • CocoLion replied 9 years ago

    This is stylish and sassy!  Love the distressed shorts on you Rae.  Thanks for checking in with us, it's always great to hear from you.  And yes, I remember this day two years ago all too well, I was in LA visiting when it happened.  I am glad to see how you've come out of this a survivor not a victim.

  • Angie replied 9 years ago

    Fun Sporty Luxe Normcore look. SO glad you're in a happier place right now. It really shows. xo

  • deb replied 9 years ago

    You are too cute!!!

  • rachylou replied 9 years ago

    I'll toast to that! To life!

  • Marley replied 9 years ago

    Love the outfit - and, Love You.

  • replied 9 years ago

    You look great! Glad you're in a happier place now :)

  • ElleH replied 9 years ago

    I'm glad to hear you're in a better space these days. Your outfit is fab. I want that yellow bag! Do you still live in LA? Too cold for me for shorts so just wondering if you're somewhere warm.

  • Suz replied 9 years ago

    Yippee!! Here is to marking the occasion with a smile. What a ride you've had, Rae, but how far you have come! 

  • Eliza replied 9 years ago

    Go Rae! So good to have a new vantage point for this remembrance. You look fab.

  • Transcona Shannon replied 9 years ago

    Well hello there citron bag buddy :) You look fantastic Rae. So glad things are looking up for.

  • harmonica replied 9 years ago

    So cute! Fresh, stylish and sporty. Best of all - you look so happy. So glad you've turned this into a day of honoring life. <3 I'll take note of that. The past year has been so rough, but you really inspire me to be grateful for every experience life gives. :-)

  • Caro in Oz replied 9 years ago

    So glad things are better for you :) YLF.

  • jackiec replied 9 years ago

    I am happy you are doing well. You look great!!!

  • Diana replied 9 years ago

    I love that you've made this day into a time for positive reflection.  You look cute and happy today!  :)

  • shedev replied 9 years ago

    Great outfit Rae, and great positive attitude.

  • Windchime replied 9 years ago

    What a great smile you have! Your outfit looks stylish, relaxed, and upbeat. Time does have a way of mellowing painful memories.

  • Karie replied 9 years ago

    You look happy and stylish. A winning combination!

  • fuzzylogic replied 9 years ago

    Great sporty-RATE look!  You wear it so well!

  • LACeleste replied 9 years ago

    You look super cute Rae!  
    Triumphant and happy!

  • Jaime replied 9 years ago

    Great outfit - love the citron bag.  Wonderful that you have turned a horrible experience into a positive lesson.

  • Janet replied 9 years ago

    You've come a long way, and you have such a great attitude! Kudos to you. And of course you look adorable! I'm so glad all that is behind you, and that you're in a better place now. Onward and upward! Hugs to you.

  • rae replied 9 years ago

    Una, good eye! Navy paper leather scuba off Ebay. Huge love. Great weight for here!

    Elle, I am still in LA county, but we moved to Torrance. I think it's been similar weather to the westside, though it has been up and down in temps for sure. 

    Harmonica, it has been a process for sure, and I still get help from my therapist and meds... If you are like me, you take inspiration where you can find it. :) Best to you in the new year. XO

  • Gigi replied 9 years ago

    You're still looking wonderful! It's always a pleasure to see one of your outfits.

    I'm glad you continue to improve.

  • Lucy replied 9 years ago

    Great look. Super cute tomboy. Glad things are going well, too.

  • Thistle replied 9 years ago

    Fab Outfit. Sporty lux, I think. You make it look easy!

    So glad you are in a better place. :)

  • Beth Ann replied 9 years ago

    Love the look -- very LA with almost a "vintage LA" backdrop.  Seriously, your setting looks like something out of a vintage sit com set in LA.  I love the saucy cap and luxe booties and jacket! 

    You are more than a survivor.  You are a "thriver," Rae --- a wise woman who keeps her support system close and her feet moving forward.  May this year be full of joy!

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