Carmen drew a slow breath and glanced self-consciously at Dulce and Alondra.
Now his father was putting a damper on it with his all consuming, self-serving plots.
In fact, she had spent the last two weeks wallowing in self-pity.
More than likely it was born of self-preservation.
He hadn't been his usual jocular self for the last three weeks, and now this spontaneous trip to see his parents - and inviting her along?
"That I was being my usual selfish self?" she prompted.
Enough of this unproductive self-pity.
Am I completely lacking in self discipline?
You've lost almost all of your self-esteem.
Our self-imposed prohibition against pursuing our tips once given limited our learning which sources produced the best results.
While Molly was her usual quiet self, and perhaps a little nervous, it was obvious she was excited.
He'd never gone a day without silently thanking Damian for the gift of self-healing.
Not to sound like Dusty, but you gotta learn some self-control!
Yully touched her swollen eye and cheek self-consciously.
She pushed their energies away self-consciously at the sudden silence and sets of eyes gazing at her.
Pierre returned a couple of hours later as she checked off the fourth box on her list of Oracle self-training.
It's made me cautious and appreciative of the importance of self-reliance.
Self-pity is no good.
He grumbled something about getting one of those "take a number" dispensers the big city post offices had, right below their self-serving signs applauding their high level of service.
If he was self-conscious about his inability to talk, he gave no indication.
Suddenly self-conscious, she touched her face.
The Immortal had the temper of a demon, the power of a deity and the self-control of a child.
Katie moved toward them steadily, self-conscious in the snug teal gown that displayed the curves the slender women around her didn't have.
Self-conscious, she turned off the water and wrapped herself in a towel before crossing to the sinks lining one wall with bright mirrors hanging above them.
"Not all good," she said and crossed her arms self-consciously.
The lingering images of recliner-size tarantulas from her dream made her shudder and look around self-consciously to make sure none were in her room.
She knew by their similar facial features they were brothers, and Romas's threat of hooking her up with one made her more self-conscious.
Our family has a long tradition of self-sacrifice and charity.
When you read the old newspapers and see the ads, you realize how self-contained Ouray was back then.
He was a member of Congress for many years, and was noted for his odd manners and strong self- will.
They view the opposition by others to the actions of their country as treason, or at least, inexplicably self-destructive.
I have listed plenty of pragmatic, self-interested reasons people will see war as less desirable and act to end it.
The highest chords he strikes are those of reason and self-love.
To be able to read for one's self what is being willed, thought and done in the world--the world in whose joys and sorrows, failures and successes one feels the keenest interest--that would indeed be a happiness too deep for words.
It is said that Mirabeau took to highway robbery "to ascertain what degree of resolution was necessary in order to place one's self in formal opposition to the most sacred laws of society."
Consider the China pride and stagnant self-complacency of mankind.
Seeing the self-confident and refined expression on the faces of those present he was always expecting to hear something very profound.
Look then at thy inner self with the eyes of the spirit, and ask thyself whether thou art content with thyself.