This is a flashback post showing what went down during the 9th month of my natural hair journey. This post has been modified lightly for grammatical errors and such. :D
Natural Hair Journey 9th Month Continued
27 July 05
Let me tell you something.
Shake and go’s = Shrinkage galore!!!
The shake and go is easy but….
I look a FLAMING MESS THE NEXT DAY WHEN I WAKE UP. And nothing I can do will fix it. The only option is to wash it and start all over. But wait there’s more, If I go several days with the shake and go when I go to wash my hair, it is tangled!! Tangled like Christmas lights at a yard sale. Picking it is a nightmare.
The good news is that my hair dries super quick now that the weather is around 108 degrees.
28 July 07
The new and improved puff!
Look how much it has grown.
1st Puff 6 Months ago^!!
Do you like cheesecake?
Do you like ice cream?
Well you’re in luck!
Sarah Lee and Breyers have joined the two to make a really good ice cream.
I ate the majority of the carton…by myself…in less than a day. :|
29 July 05
Did some twists.
This time I started in the front, it still didn’t make them easier.
It took me longer than usual.
I think I’ll stick with doing the back first.
30 July 05
Today has been a most interesting day, to say the least. Children are something else. Have you ever seen light in a child? Well today I saw light in two little boys fugged me up (in a good way) and inspired me beyond my own comprehension. God is good! Anyway, I spent my evening talking about artsy stuff. I loved it. Prior to these conversations, I was at a cookout by way of someone else.
First, if the flies were missing in your neck of the woods anytime today, it’s because those mofos were in the house hovering around the food.
I would have been afraid to get a plate because there was no way one could have shooed all them flies away. Plus the carpet was this deep shade of dirty as hell.
With an even darker shade of dookie brown. AND then this one brotha came in and the MC should have hushed everyone, including the flies to announce this brotha. “Hey everybody look at him in 5, 4, 3, 2, ….”
I was so glad to leave. Oh and the bathroom could have been on Fear Factor. $50,000 to anyone who licks the sticky door handle. Of course there was NO soap or paper towels. Thank God for hand sanitizer.
Remember this hat? I haven’t wore it in a while. I felt like hiding so this is what I wore.
Plus I wasn’t feeling my twists.
2 August 05
off topic :|
So, I had a job interview. My whole morning was fugged up. I should have known when my printer was giving me a hard time that today would be strange.
- I didn’t have much gas in my car (should I stop?).
- I had to buy some thigh highs (and yes I put them bad boys on in the car).
- The tunnel was backed up, as usual (Perhaps I should have gotten some gas).
- Where the heck is Building 105?
- I finally arrive and I was on time, I was even a minute early.
- I had to explain my name.
- I took some tests.
- I broke the strap on my sandal…the ones that I bought at my last nappy gathering.
- I get outside and my tire is leaning. I have a slow leak so I have a tire pumper-upper thing in my car [the one you plug into your car lighter outlet].
- I had to wait on that to inflate in the heat and swat a bumble bee that seemed to dig my hair.
- Gas light is cussing me out.
- 35 dollars later, I have a full tank (plus I’m broke).
- Still pissed that my shoes is broke.
- Got it fixed for 5 bucks!!!
- Got a cheese steak and soda from the best cheese steak place ever (I only paid 2 buck. He be hooking me up!!!!).
- A CENSORED MESS!
Anywho, my interview hair. I also had to put on a suit. YUCK!
I’m starting to get sick of my hair. The thought of having to wash it tomorrow makes we want to hurl. There are times when I want to cut it all off and just do the super short do for a while. I’ve even entertained the thought of braids but I don’t think my hair-line can support braids plus, I’m super tender headed. My hair is as thick as the drool that forms when you’re about to vomit. Plus, I know it will take forever. :(
Well my Bornday is actually one week from today!!
I’ll be the big mystery age!
3-5 August 05
The 3rd. Guess what? My hair is long enough for afro puffs. Well, sort of long enough. I had to use an obscene amount of gel and bobby pins and those click clack hair thingies and some elbow grease and a scarf. Only 5 items. I was pleasantly pleased with the results. Well sort of pleased.
My afro puffs were really small.
My sister said it couldn’t be done. *inserted this look*
Well I pulled it off!!!!!!! I added some fake hair!
What’s the last thing you expect/want to see in IHOP?
I became really hungry around 3:30am on the 4th of August. So, my youngest son, my sister and myself decided to go get something to eat. Yes we were all still up. The insomniac loves company. Plus, it’s the summer and school is out. Anywho, after receiving the worlds worst mama award over a joke gone really bad, my saving grace was a snake. My sister was like is that a snake? I jumped up thinking the snake was slivering across the floor. Well it wasn’t. Thank the lawd!!!
Now had I not had my camera you all would have probably been like “whateva, Sug know she be making up stuff.”
There was this guy and this chick who had a pet snake. Ok, to make a long story short. They ended up at my house about 16 hours later and I had a really dope photo session.
[HOLLY CRAP, I FORGOT ABOUT THIS!]
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Well, that’s it for the 9th month, part 2 of my natural hair journey, stay stunned for part 3. Thanks for listening. :D