Friday, December 19, 2008

A Wild Hair Day or The Discovery of the Fountain of Youth

Evidently, when your mom's hair has looked near-hideous for as long as you can remember and you finally see her with a decent hair cut, your response is:

"Mom, what did you DO to your HAIR!" (In an aghast voice that only a 12-year-old junior high girl can muster up).

Mind you, this was said in front of about 20 people in a very crowded hallway after the school musical tonight.

I feel SO uplifted right now! Really!

Flashback to earlier in the day...

Rob went with me to the beauty salon at 10 AM. He wanted to provide moral support. Plus, he wanted to take me shopping at the new outlet mall. What a guy! (He has Fridays off.)

The beautician, named Kristen so I automatically liked her, was so patient with me and my million criteria for my new hair style. I even had a picture! She helped me learn how to style it and everything.

So, when she was done and admiring her work (trust me, it was a VAST improvement), Rob finally saw me and said, "WOW!" Good answer, I thought! Then they both oooh-ed and awwww-ed and said I looked 10 years YOUNGER. (I quickly realized that if I have my hair done only once every ten years for now on, I can maintain the youthful look of a THIRTY-FOUR year old! Hey! it's a plan!)

So, we got home about 4:00 PM and Matt walked in the door from school. "Mom, did you get your hair cut?" he said. I replied, "Why yes, Matt, I DID!" He said, "Oh." Just that. "Oh."


After that, I decided to walk next door and show my best friend. She thought my hair was WONDERFUL and made both her daughters come see it. Either they had a real laughfest after I left or they really did like it!

Thomas, my thoughtful child, then saw me and said it looked nice.

Evidently, it's a mixed bag for how it actually looks. So, NO ONLINE PHOTO. I'm sticking with thinking I look 10 years younger and am happy as a clam!!! :)

Now I just need to schedule my plastic surgery and spend about 1000 more hours at the gym! I'm getting this body of mine back into shape even if it kicks and screams the entire way!!! I think it will be easier with good hair, though, don't you think? :)


Anonymous said...

Reading In The Work Truck ... Hi From Speedcat!

Chris said...

Hey Speedy!

You better keep your eyes on the road!!!

Hope your work is done for the day really soon!

I'm glad you stopped by. :)

Speedcat Hollydale said...

I finally made it to Blogger!

Ha haaaaaaaa!!!!!!!
It's funny seeing a text comment from this morning. I have no idea why?

You inspired me to get the mohawk I always wanted ... it's green ((smile))

Chris said...

A mohawk? How did you know? I GOT ONE TOO! Mine is pink, though. That's the real reason why no picture... didn't want to shock people. :)

And of COURSE yours is green... as in a golf green, I am sure! :) Are you going to post a pic????

Facebook is kind of addictive. Don't say I didn't warn you! At first I thought it was silly, but now I see the fun of it. :)

Speedcat Hollydale said...

That gives me an idea!!!!!

he hee

Chris said...

UH-OH! :)

Speedy with an idea! Is it for your blog??? CAN'T WAIT!

Daisy said...

Aw...I want to see a picture!!

Chris said...

I am SO SAD that I didn't take one as soon as it was styled, but I thought I could wait until we got home.

And then it turned out that the outlet malls are located in a WIND TUNNEL and my hair took a beating (Rob thought it was funny!). :)

So, I figured I could redo it today. Um...not so much after I actually TRIED that today. I definitely need the hair straightener.

BIBI said...

Awwww Chris... I'm so happy for you. I know what you mean about putting the bod back into shape. I have about 2,000 hours to do at the gym and millons of calories to log in. I hope to see a pic soon. :)

I know its been a while since I wrote, but just commenting to say -

Chris said...

Hi Bibi!

I'm so glad you stopped by! I know how hectic this time of year is for everyone.

AFTER Christmas I will work on the "" thing that I have posted on my blog page. It's just not going in the right direction right now! :)