Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques

[ALove4Me EHGC] Defining the What, Why, and How of Prepooing to Set Yourself Up for a Breezy Wash-and-Style Day

Table of Contents IntroductionWhat Exactly Is Prepooing?Why Do People Prepoo? (Is Hygral Fatigue Real, Though???)Why and How I PrepooProducts and Tools I Use for PrepooingSteps to My Prepoo MethodThe Oft-forgotten Component: Managing Subliminal Messages and Emotions about "SHOULD's" on Wash-and-Style DayClosing Introduction This week Achia, host of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge, shared why… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Defining the What, Why, and How of Prepooing to Set Yourself Up for a Breezy Wash-and-Style Day

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Diet, Fitness Challenge, Health, Updates

[Health] Transitioning to a Plant-Based Diet, Then Adding Back Eggs, Tuna, and Salmon

Sometime in the Fall of 2018, I went to a health clinic for a cerumen impact removal. That's just a fancy way of saying I went in to get the impacted (stuck) ear wax removed from my ears. I have tiny ear canals, and despite cleaning my ears constantly, every so often I'll get wax… Continue reading [Health] Transitioning to a Plant-Based Diet, Then Adding Back Eggs, Tuna, and Salmon

Emotions and Thought Life, Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Role Models and Inspiration

[ALove4Me EHGC] Assignment #2: Visualize the Goal

Achia, host of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge (which runs from May 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019), sent participants assignment #2 (please see below). I thought the assignment was different, unique, and actually pretty effective! I enjoyed completing it, and honestly every time I look at the goal hair that I drew, I… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Assignment #2: Visualize the Goal

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #2 in Photos: 0 (Zero) Fidelity to Products from My Regimen Plan (LOL!)

Greetings, all! I hope this short post finds you and yours well. šŸ™‚ Well, I completed wash day #2 of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge a day early because that was best, given how busy work is this week. And somehow I ended up using not one single product from my regimen plan. šŸ¤¦… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #2 in Photos: 0 (Zero) Fidelity to Products from My Regimen Plan (LOL!)

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #1 in Photos: Trying out the Regimen!

Post summary: The regimen was doable! My twist out looked decent given that I wasn't "able" to use a cream or butter (I explain why later in this post). However . . . . . . I had to wash out the twist out within a few hours (explanation below). I wore a wig when… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #1 in Photos: Trying out the Regimen!

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge] My Planned Regimen

Greetings! Thanks so much for visiting this blog! Below I go into great detail about the regimen steps, products, and tools I've chosen in order to participate in the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge. The reason I thought so deeply about this: As I discussed in the previous post, I might be losing a significant… Continue reading [ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge] My Planned Regimen

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Hair Length Checks, Updates

[Hair] My Hair’s Current State and My Exciting, Pending Visit to a New Salon

Greetings! Below is an update regarding my hair's length and health. It's grown, but I'm thinking I might need a serious trim, if not a cut. Details are below. NOTE: In my NEXT TWO, PHOTO-HEAVY POSTS, I will share (1) the regimen I designed for participating in the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge and (2)… Continue reading [Hair] My Hair’s Current State and My Exciting, Pending Visit to a New Salon