Friday, December 14, 2007

I did it!

I finally made an appointment to get my hair cut.

If you have ever looked at my profile, the random question it asks me is:
"The hair from your last haircut... What would it say about your new style?"

And my answer:
"It's been so long, it doesn't remember! My goal is to get it styled by Christmas! :)"

It always seems that I am constantly putting it off until it becomes an absolute necessity. I think it has been, oh, at least 8 months since my last appointment. Anyways... My hair has gotten REALLY long. Plus, I have been going through that whole postpartum thing and shedding tons of it all over the house. It has been bad. With long hair, just one piece can turn into a ball and it drives my dear hubby crazy!

Then I started thinking about donating it to Locks of Love. I have friends that have done so, and it would be so great to help bless a child that has lost their own hair due to cancer. You only have to cut off a minimum of ten inches to do so.

I just couldn't decide. I thought about posting a poll and asking what you all thought, but I was worried about hearing you all say to just do it, and cut it off... This made me realize that I am totally a little bit attached to my hair.

Realizing this helped me make my decision. So for a little Advent penance, I decided to donate it and bless another child, since I have been so completely blessed myself with my own sweet children. Plus, it will grow back, right!?

Anyways, here are a couple pictures...

Before & After

OK. Now don't laugh! I HATE pictures of myself! But here is the front:

The whole time my sweet hairdresser was sawing away I could hear the words of Amy March in Little Women, "Jo, your hair! Your one true beauty!"

It did turn out better, and longer, than I expected and my hairdresser layered it and added a few highlights as well. (I was hoping that the highlights would help me feel better about turning 30 next month! Yikes!)

My kids and hubby like it, and I'm sure I will get use to it. Twinkle Toes was a little sweetie and said, "I want to get my hair cut like yours so we can be twins!" I love my family!


  1. Looks great Jessica! Really does! And good for you for being brave and donating it to locks of love. I have a friend who donates hers everytime it is long enough. Such a great service to those that need it! :-) Hugs!

  2. looks good though with your head cocked sideways i cant tell exactly how long it is from the front.
    me likes

  3. omg thats so short!!! its so cute though...i makes your face shape look really good. i like were twins!

  4. Your new haircut is so cute. Its like a cleaner version of my hair (except my hair doesn't have highlights) lol

  5. Your new hairstyle looks very nice on you. I like it! The last time I got mine cut was last July, and I finally made an appointment for next Tuesday, but there is no way I could donate mine; it is way too ratty on the ends! Euw

  6. You look lovely!
    I bet it feels strange though!


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