Sunday, July 19, 2009
"na na na na naa na...she's got the look!
Here's a little surprise for all of you. I've been warning Mark for months that I was going to get a haircut as soon as I started the post-partem shedfest. It's been one hundred degrees. The baby is always always pulling my hair and my sinks are both clogged. It was time. It's actually shorter than it looks in the picture because I've got my head cocked back. I think this is the shortest it has been since I was, what, four? So far so good. It definitely feels weird and I'm having a hard time breaking the habit of reaching back to pull my hair through the neck hole when I put on a shirt. So, Leslie and I are twins now but hers is a little lighter still. (And, when I mentioned that to her, she said, "and you're bigger." Thanks.)
I got no reaction at all from Mark when he got home from work, but that is typical. He hates giving a reaction when one is expected of him. I found this out early in our relationship when I came down the stairs all decked out for BYU's homecoming. Unfortunately, all my roommates were still at our apartment along with a few other people, and some of their families also waiting for other dates to arrive, all waiting breathlessly for Mark to make some sort of comment about how I looked. I got nothin. Oh, maybe a "by the way" later in the evening. Anyway, that's okay because when I got home from my haircut Cooper came up to me shyly and grabbed my pantleg. He whispers, "Mommy. You look...nice!"
Here's a little note of warning to any of you brave ladies thinking of following suit. I made some sort of comment to my friend who cut my hair that I was too lazy to figure out how to donate it to the wigs for cancer patient place. Snip snip. She says, oh, you should have done like my friend --she's paying her college tuition with hers. Fifteen hundred smackers on ebay. I about choked and looked with dismay at the mess on the floor. My friend says (to console me) that her friend's hair was much longer than mine, that she could sit on it, etc. I only cut about 10 inches. (But I'm still too chicken to actually go on ebay and see what I could have got for it--it has never been colored or anything.) Maybe next time. It does seem to grow pretty fast!!