So, Dec 10, 2010 I cut about 1.5-2 inches of my ends off. My hair needed it badly, but for a while I couldn't put my hair in a pony tail! But, all that has changed. I'm continually wearing my hair up, in buns mostly. I decided to grow my burgundy dye job out, which means:
I'M NOT DYING MY HAIR FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR!!
I already have like, maybe, half an inch of black new growth. But you know what this means right? This is easier said than done, but I think I can do it. An entire year, 365 days of no hair dying? See, I had wanted to buy a box of black hair dye, but then thought: what is the point in that? I would rather just grow the color out of my hair. Honestly, it would be nice to have burgundy highlights throughout my curls. But I am just sick of the dried and fried look that came with dying my hair since I went natural. I am just sick of it, and it's getting old. I'm always up for trying new and different things, and I think this is just the answer my poor tresses need. I can tell I am losing curl definition again, and that's always a sign to me that I need to ease up on the hair dye. I don't even want to use the semi-permanent stuff. Just natural all the way around ;)
Hey, lovelies! It's been a while. May is still Mental Health Awareness month, so I'm exercising working on myself this month. It's especially important to me because I'm getting a year older in my dirty thirty's. It's both bittersweet and eye opening. I'm finding my depths this month, more so than I have ever been tried in all my 31 years. I'm finding a strength I didn't know I had in myself, and it's growing everyday. I still have many obstacles to overcome, but day by day, a girl is kicking the ass of all the negativity coming my way. I just keep reminding myself and telling myself that this season is almost over. I'm still winning in my own special way. Lovelies, what ways are you taking care of yourself this month?
I didn't realize my birth month is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth. Funny how the first day of the month I have a complete mental breakdown. I'm fine now. Actually the next day I was doing much better.
I knew that transitioning my blog from my budding writing career to a lifestyle blog would be an interesting transition. I am usually secretive and tend to keep my feelings to myself. I knew that somewhere there would be an enemy or foe scowling at my posts, or making jokes at my expense. Which is fine, it comes with the territory. I don't do this for you, I do this for the lone girl that's out there like me. For the person who thinks they are the only one who suffers. I'm open because I'm strong enough to be open. I'm open about my PCOS and the facial hair that comes with it, because I'm inspired by those women who were brave enough to share their experiences.
I'm experiencing what I'm coining 'Environmental Sadness'. My surroundings are mak…