A New Look

Ah, the changes motherhood makes on a body! For weeks, my hair has been falling out by the fistful. A common postpartum occurrance, but it’s also made worse by the temporary birth control I’m using for the next few months.

Oh, you didn’t know that hair loss is a known side effect of the depo shot? Oh, yes. It is. You can visit my bedroom and bathroom for evidence, if you want. It’s an alarming thing, lathering your hair in the shower and feeling your hair just slide off your scalp into your hands. I was aware of that side effect as much as one can be as they skim the list of side effects when deciding whether or not to take a medication. Continue reading

My Stylist Left Me

I feel very shallow for admitting this, but I just shed some tears after learning the *best* hair stylist I’ve ever had just moved to Berlin. It’s soooo hard to find someone over here who doesn’t immediately give you a mullet or chin-length bob no matter what. Would it be weird if I sent her a message, asking her to move back?

*whimpering*

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Hair and a Whimper

Great hair in September 2016.

I feel very shallow for admitting this, but I just shed some tears after learning the *best* hair stylist I’ve ever had just moved. It’s soooo hard to find someone over here who doesn’t immediately give you a mullet or chin-length bob no matter what.

Would it be weird if I sent her a message, asking her to move back to Stuttgart?

*whimpering*

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Haircuts

Haircuts for zee ladies!

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Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky got a shout-out from the International Space Station.

You can read about it HERE and HERE.

 

Beware Euro Hair

My hair before my salon visit. Not bad, but my hair needed a trim and some shape STAT!

 

I got my haircut this weekend. It was my first trip to the salon since the move, and I was really anxious about it. I did not have stellar hair salon experiences the last time I lived in Europe.

Mind you, they weren’t awful experiences, but they weren’t awesome, either. I could never find the right one for me. Not only was I literally speaking a foreign language to the stylists, but even when I was able to translate what I wanted or brought pictures, their interpretation of my requests were just … off. Continue reading

Turn Up the Volume

 

Got to ride in the back of a convertible this evening.

By the end of the ride, my hair had a lot more volume than it did in the beginning.

 

Big Day

 

These two ladies had their first day of school in Germany yesterday. Back in September, I pointed out that given their age difference, this is the only year the two will attend the same school together. That remains true even here in Germany since the middle and elementary schools are in the same building. That won’t be the case next year when a new elementary building opens up, but for now, a little unexpected blessing allowing these two to face all of this change together. Continue reading