Jul 12, 2010

What the length of my Hair says about me...

I'm an odd carrot (if you hadn't figured that out already) who has some interesting quirks. And because I feel that today is a good day for embarrassing myself, I'm going to list them out then elaborate on one. (Because after embarrassing ones self, it is only right to give a defense)

  1. 1. I shower sitting down. Many people find this strange, I find it relaxing.

  2. 2. I big fat poofy heart things between my toes, especially when I sleep.

  3. 3. I think potato chips taste like awesome sauce when dipped in sour cream. YUM!

  4. 4. I'm obsessed with gnomes. *GASP!*

  5. 5. You can tell how I feel about life by the length of my hair.

When I was a teenager I always imagined I'd have long flowing locks of glorious hair falling down in big fat curls in my wedding. It was almost like a goal.

I dated the same boy all through high school. When we were dating and things were happy and I saw a pretty white wedding in my future I began growing out my hair.

Then things started to go down hill. And I started to think I needed a change. So I asked my friend to help "layer" my hair.

Here's the thing about teenagers...they are NOT in fact professional hair stylists. The approach we took at layering was nothing like the approach that in facts puts pretty layers in your hair. Thus I was left with a the worlds worst head of layerFAIL. Not pretty.

I cried and called my sister home from work to come fix it. Ended up chopping off like 6 inches. Unexpected hair cut = Teenage meltdown...in case you didn't know. Oddly, not even a couple weeks later. I broke up with said boyfriend.
Coincidence? I think not!

This trend has followed me into adulthood.

Every time I began to feel like life was about to change, I chopped my locks. Break ups, pregnancy, job changes, etc. When life is calm and stable, the hair is long. When life is chaotic and out of control...chop chop chop!

So it really shouldn't come as any surprise that I ended up with one of the shortest hair cuts ever for my wedding!

Do your characters have quirks this strange?


Faith said...

You shower... sitting DOWN?!? Okay, I'm having a hard time even figuring out how that's possible... LOL. Isn't the point of a shower to stand up, and in a bath you sit down? I'm having trouble figuring out the logistics here... hahahaha...

Marybeth Poppins said...

I am SUPER tiny! So the shower sprays on one end of the tub and I sit on the other end. It's like sitting in the rain. REALLY warm rain!

Try it some time. You might just like it! LOL

Lydia Kang said...

I get the sitting down in the shower thing. I've done that when I'm exhausted. Your hair looked super cute in your wedding picture!

Brahm (alfred lives here) said...

Ok I don't get the sitting down shower thing, though I totally get the potato chip dip thing, I do the same thing and luuuuv it.

As I bean off what hair I have, that is not a giveaway to my mood; how much effort I put into getting ready does, am I dolled up for work (work in fashion), or do I look like the cat puked me up -- how much time I put into it is often a reflection of how much time I think I am worth the day.

Or could mean i overslept and ran late!!!

Frankie Diane Mallis said...

No matter the length--your hair puts the #windinmyhaaaaaaaaaiiiir!

Jessica Nelson said...

I haven't done the whole shower sitting down but I have done it before and it was wonderful. Now my shower is separate from my tub though, so it's not quite worth it.
Is that a real wedding pic of you? Very pretty!

Glynis said...

I have very short hair. Shorter than my profile pic. If it grows, I feel old and frumpy with it longer.

My POV wears her hair down or up depending on her mood. :)

Sara said...

Definitely don't get the sitting down in the shower thing! Yes, that is her wedding picture. You two are so cute!

Mama Bear said...

Love the wedding photo!

Shannon O'Donnell said...

Oh, yay, Frankie!!! It has been so long since one of you joked about #windinmyhaaaaaaaaaiiiir!