Sunday, December 18, 2011

Hair update -- 6 months

Heeeeeyyyyy!  Here's a recap of the last few weeks and then I'll get to the hair update.

My Soror had a baby girl!

Saying hello to Niyah Jiann.

Daniel and I went ice skating.  We went on a great night--it was 63 degrees!

Free cider!

A few days prior to going, we discussed how badly we were going to do at skating.  Neither of us have been ice skating since we were kids.  The day arrives and we get on the ice and I struggle for balance and look up not even 30 seconds later and look who's speeding towards me.  Really?!?  We just got on the ice and you've already lapped me!

I thought you said you couldn't skate!

Balancing on the ice---pretty much all I could do.

I baked more cookies:  sugar, snicker-doodle, and chocolate chip.  These are for Christmas with my family, so after cooling, I placed them in the freezer.

Daniel's birthday arrived.  His family are Jehovah's Witnesses, so he's never celebrated before.  Since this is his first birthday as my husband, I wanted to do something special for him.  I bought a few presents, hid them, and placed them on the dining room table for him to see when he woke up.

One of the gifts was an electronic helicopter (he's such a kid).  I think he liked it.

Reading the instructions to his  toy  electronic action vehicle.

I went to the doctor.  Again.

The height of fashion--paper blouses.  I just die for the sharp shoulders.

I'm considering getting a nose ring, so I bought some jewel stickers to test out the look.  What do you think?

My fake nose ring.

And now---the 6 month update.  

I am SICK and TIRED of this hair.  I wear it in a bun daily and it is just not cute in any way, shape, or form. It's frizzy and extra thick.  Sometimes it's even lumpy.   Luckily, I'm getting a straw set on Wednesday.  After that, I am seriously considering a wig.  It's difficult to comb/brush.  Flat ironing my hair weekly is just destroying what I'm trying to protect.  I cringe just looking at the following photos.

I know I can stick it out---I'm halfway there.  That doesn't mean that I won't be complaining about it.  Especially considering that my coworker is transitioning as well and she has this beautiful wavy/curly pattern emerging.  I've got----frizz and lumps.  Oh well.  

Here's your dose of Tierra Skye. 

Mom!  Umm.  I swear that shoe was already there.  I wasn't playing with it or biting it, or nothin'.  

Happy ChristmaHanuKwanzakah!

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Where does the time go?

Warning—tons of photos in this post!  My computer at home has been so frustrating with its speed and constant crashing, so I’ve finally come to the library to blog.  I couldn’t even blog at work—they have a block on blog sites.  I mean, do they really expect me to do nothing but work while I’m there?!?  :o) 
Not much discussion about hair will go on—that’ll be my next post for my 6 month update.

Over the last month I have:

Baked tons of goodies

Sugar cookies for my co-worker's birthday.
Happy  birthday, N!

Chocolate chip cookie dough.

It was a messy cookie sandwich but completely delicious!

Paula Deen "Is it really better than sex?" cake for work holiday party.

Spent time with family

Pop and cousin Yvette

Grandma looking regal at her birthday dinner.


Grandma and Quay

My Aunt Yvonne and I

Spent time with my Greek family (Sorority)

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc VA State Conference 2011

T, myself, and S being silly during downtime

We won best Grad Chapter in the State, among other awards.

We were SO hungry.  T's skittles sustained us until lunch.

Myself and L!

Illumination parade 2011.  Thank you Virginian Pilot for the hot dog!

We carried the Christmas tree for the parade.

L and I--she loves to photo bomb!

Our lovely Chapter President, C at a Greek event.

Isn't T gorgeous!?!

Skate party that was tons of fun.

Skates --I didn't fall all night!

Went to a conference hosted by Senator Mark Warner and Old Dominion University

Exercise seminar with volunteers.  The lady on the right could hold core-strengthening planks so well.

Gone on a double date with an old friend of Daniel’s


Had a date with myself

Logan's Steakhouse.  Yummy.

Worked out at the gym (of course)

Red light machine goggles--no I don't tan!

Massage chair after a grueling workout.

Holiday party at work

I think the office like Paula Deen's cake.

We like food.

As always, I leave you with a photo of the loudest cat known to man:

Get that phone out of my FACE!