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August 9th, 2011, 05:06 PM
Between recovering from lumbar spinal fusion surgery last year and getting ready to start university in the fall, I haven't been here. Hello again. :}

I do come bearing pictures of my growth.

7 months ago:
I was just hitting classic length.

I think the ends are starting to thicken up a bit, too. Three inches of growth!

The fan was blowing the wisps around, so I twisted the ends a bit:

And, here it is in a ponytail prior to bunning it:

My husband measured my hair a couple of weeks ago at 48 inches. My ponytail by itself is 3 feet! So happy. :cheese:

The longest racers were over 49 inches today, but I don't count them.

August 9th, 2011, 05:09 PM
Lovely! I'm glad you're feeling well enough to join us again! My hopes are to your continued improvement in both body and hair! :flower:

August 9th, 2011, 05:25 PM
What amazing hair you have! I love the streak.

August 9th, 2011, 05:25 PM
Looks beautiful!

August 9th, 2011, 05:29 PM
Thank you! :}

August 9th, 2011, 05:32 PM
WOW that is an amazing streak you have in that amazing length!! Your hair is incredible!

I had spinal fusion on two levels in my neck - so I feel ya. It's a terrible experience. I'm glad you're back at it and on LHC again. Yay!

August 9th, 2011, 05:43 PM
Wow, is that streak natural? It's awesome looking, both down and pulled back! Your hair looks lovely and soft.


August 9th, 2011, 05:48 PM
Your hair is gorgeous! So pretty!

August 9th, 2011, 05:50 PM
Yeah, I just got over most of the residual nerve pain from the surgery. Now the surgeon wants to stabilize my sacroiliac joints, too. That one is going to wait a bit.

Thank you for the compliments. :}

August 9th, 2011, 05:52 PM
BlazingHeart, unfortunately, the streak is not natural. I've been bleaching it and adding silver tint to it for a few years.

As I'm getting more and more natural silver hairs, I'm hoping they do something similar...but I doubt I'd be that lucky.

August 9th, 2011, 06:50 PM
Nice length. I got there, but the ends were trashed.

August 9th, 2011, 07:16 PM
Wow you have some amazing hair! Welcome back. :)

August 9th, 2011, 07:17 PM
I love your silvers!!! Welcome back!

PF Graham
August 9th, 2011, 07:18 PM
I love the different colors and the gray is especially wonderful!

Welcome back.

Sorry about the surgery - hope it's recovering nicely.

- P

August 9th, 2011, 07:44 PM
Pretty hair. Glad you are back. Good luck healing and with your studies.

August 9th, 2011, 08:32 PM
wow !! beautiful hair :-)

on a side note has any-one ever said you look a little like Kirsty Ally ?? lol .. lovely

August 9th, 2011, 10:10 PM
Beautiful hair!!!!

August 9th, 2011, 10:36 PM
You have absolutely stunningly beatiful hair! I hope you continue to grow it, and I also hope you will continue to feel better. Welcome back!

August 10th, 2011, 12:39 AM
OH Your hair is so pretty and wonderfully long. The gray is Gorgeous. I hope you heal quickly.


Official Renegray too.

August 10th, 2011, 12:52 AM
Looks lovely, and definately thickening up!

August 10th, 2011, 01:00 AM
Wow!!! Your hair is amazing!!! I love your silvers! :) Beautiful ponytail too!

August 10th, 2011, 01:38 AM
Wow your hair is so long and beautiful I'm a big fan of the white streak too I'd love to do something similar when I get past waist :)

August 10th, 2011, 06:32 AM
I'm glad the surgery seemed to go well. I really like the streak(s) as well. Lovely hair.

August 10th, 2011, 07:04 AM
Welcome back, silversnow, sorry t hear that you had to go through survey, and my thoughts and prayers are with you for a full recovery.:grouphug:

Thank you for sharing your update with us. Your hair is so beautiful, it is thick and healthy, andi love those silvers!

Peggy E.
August 10th, 2011, 07:16 AM
BlazingHeart, unfortunately, the streak is not natural. I've been bleaching it and adding silver tint to it for a few years.

As I'm getting more and more natural silver hairs, I'm hoping they do something similar...but I doubt I'd be that lucky.

Well, however you've managed to achieve that streak - be it bleach or life's experiences - it's still an amazing highlight in an absolutely gorgeous head of hair!

I never understand why it is that hair my length always looks so much longer, fuller and flat out fabulous on other women than it does on me. :o(

August 10th, 2011, 07:24 AM
Welcome back :flower: Hope you are well!

Your hair is amazing, like everyone else, LOVE your silver streak!

August 10th, 2011, 07:58 AM
Your hair is looking long and lovely and your streak is very cool, natural or not.

Glad you're feeling better.:flower:

UP Lisa
August 10th, 2011, 08:02 AM
Gorgeous hair!

August 11th, 2011, 06:34 PM
Looks great!

August 11th, 2011, 07:23 PM
Yipes! I didn't mean to seem like I was ignoring all your replies. We're full timing in our RV right now, gearing up for the move up to Missoula for college.

Thank you so very much for all your kind and wonderful replies. :D