Friday, November 04, 2011

Hair Issues

Some of you know that I've given up straightening my hair. It just became too time consuming and it felt as useless as trying to rebuild beaches along the Florida coast that keep getting washed away by the storms and the waves.
So I went back to keeping it curly, but I continued to straighten my bangs. I just couldn't let the bangs go curly again. Maybe it looks weird with straight bangs and the rest of my hair curling crazily. But I didn't realize how weird until I was flipping channels one night and saw the mother from 19 Kids & Counting.
I stopped, shocked. Her hair looked like mine, and I did not like the way it looked one bit.

Her hair looks kind of pentecostal freaky. And I can say that since I was raised in a pentecostal church.
So now what?
Do I return to straightening my hair, which is my preference, or do I just make sure I never flip past the mom in 19 Kids & Counting again.
Nevermind, I can't possibly get that image out of my mind.
I'm going to have to start getting up at 4:30 a.m. to straighten my hair again.


Lucia said...

haha, were you watching the episode where he went for allergy testing??? I was looking at her hair too, wondering why she straightened her bangs and left the rest curly? I thought it didn't look too bad. I really can't blame her for doing it. I dislike my wavy hair, it's very frizzy ontop but underneath really curly. So I blow dry it straight with a round brush every 3 or 4 days I wash it. I know when I used to exercise I would just leave it curly and it would always be in a bun or ponytail. Up to you, you look good either way. From what I've seen that is.

judi said...

I think you should Just let your bangs be curly. OR... Get a new hairstyle! Live a little!!
I know many folks who would love to have hair to worry about or fuss with. Count your blessings.

If you get up at 4:30am JUST to mess with your hair, I'm going to call for an intervention.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Your hair looks nothing like that woman...LOL I think it looks fine. My hair is fine and straight...ugh

Pooch said...

I stopped coloring and straightening my hair not long after I retired. It is so liberating! I am at the place where my time is my own after 34 yrs. of teaching. No schedules, no meetings, no weekly hair appts. I was ready for it. It sounds like you're not quite ready yet since you feel better if its straightened, so go with what you feel. Or, change it up according to your whim. Love "Pentecostal freaky" --very funny phrase.

Anonymous said...

Maybe you'll one day return to your Pentecostal heritage and be saved...I'll keep you in my prayers.

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