Thursday, January 5, 2012

My First Haircut....

I finally gave in and got my hair cut tonight.  Let me preface this with, I was planning on NOT cutting it at all until my 5 year "all clear" was given. But practicality won out with the realization that with uneven growth and really dry ends it wasn't very nice looking. It was getting very long, which I'm OK with, but had no shape to it. And with all my new found curls, I didn't know what to do with it except let it air dry.

So I visited my friend Bonnie over at La Bella's salon in Medina for a consultation on what we could do with my hair while still letting it grow out. One of my fears was that all my Shirley Temple curls would get cut off. I didn't want that as I've grown very fond of my much curlier hair growth.  My hair has also come in much thinner since chemo and the longer it grew, the more it pulled out any body on the top of my head.

So, once Bonnie and I caught up on the last 2 years of not seeing each other, (she had the advantage as she keeps up with my blogs), she gave me a look that I could either air dry and show off my tight little curls or I could style very quickly to add fullness while keeping curl in my hair, as in the picture below.  What do you think?




Bonnie, you've been a blessing in my life. It was so good to see you again, and I thank you for such a nice cut and time of fellowship. My hair already feels so much healthier.

18 comments:

  1. If this really is you, I LOVE it! You're hair is gorgeous! I bet you are excited and that you can style it however you wish! I'm soooo happy for you! Love, Me

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  2. Love it, so pretty! :) Wish I had curls like that!!

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  3. It's sooooo pretty Mindy!! sb

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  4. Hello,
    I have a question about your blog. Please email me!
    Thanks,
    David

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    1. David, I left a message on your Facebook.

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  5. Mindy, Congrats on your progress. It's a great way to start the New Year! Haircut looks great. I can't believe how long it's gotten. Kathy

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  6. just beautiful!

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  7. Marie Schmidt-BarnardJanuary 12, 2012 at 9:43 PM

    Love the hair ! Looks healthy just like the rest of you now

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  8. Love the new 'do, Miindy!

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  9. It looks great! Now turn around and show us the front!

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  10. Just wanted to let you all know, I got the blessing of seeing my Momma and her new 'do in person and the picture just doesn't do her justice! She's beautiful (as if that ever changed!).
    I love you Momma! You are the very best in the whole world!

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  11. Lovely. I'd say that your ready to go out on the town. Cherry Kay

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  12. Correction...you're ready to go out on the town. Cherry Kay

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  13. Danielle Hathaway (Dee)April 11, 2012 at 3:29 PM

    Congratulations!

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