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mrs_coffee
October 31st, 2011, 07:33 AM
I'm a few days late with this. When I joined LHC one year ago my hair looked like this:

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/tackyblueeyeshadow/Hair/September2010.jpg

Today it looks like this (I probably should have combed it or something, eek. :o):

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/tackyblueeyeshadow/Hair/IMG_2698-1.jpg

I grew out from a pixie, chopped off the mullet twice...probably 2 inches total, maybe 3...to even things up.

Never thought I could grow my hair longer than shoulder length. I didn't think I had the knowledge or the patience for it. You all shared the knowledge with me and the patience is still being worked on (I have a trimming problem) but this is the longest and healthiest my hair has been in my life. I know it isn't long by LHC standards, but when you've had hair chin length or shorter for 39 years this feels long. ;)

Thanks to everyone for the time you take to answer questions and offer advice. I wouldn't have made it this far otherwise.

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/tackyblueeyeshadow/Smileys/flirty.gif

newbeginning
October 31st, 2011, 07:35 AM
Wow that's a lot of length. I'm glad you found the advice and support you needed to grow it longer.

HuggyBear
October 31st, 2011, 07:36 AM
Happy Hairiversary! Great progress and your hair looks lovely! :blossom:

Hotrox
October 31st, 2011, 07:39 AM
You got a lot of length in a year, congratulations and happy future growing :D you'll have to come and join us son the shoulder to APL length thread

Aerin
October 31st, 2011, 07:48 AM
You've grown out your pixie wonderfully!

vintage88
October 31st, 2011, 08:18 AM
wow great progress! Congratulations :) your hair is really pretty

SpinDance
October 31st, 2011, 08:38 AM
Happy Anniversary! You've sure got a lot of growth in just a year. Looks like you've got some waves in there, too.

mrs_coffee
October 31st, 2011, 08:41 AM
Thanks everyone! My hair grows really quickly (about an inch a month) in the summer but then slows down a lot during the winter. I actually do have a lot of natural wave in my hair but henna has killed that for whatever reason...added weight maybe?

Anywhere
October 31st, 2011, 08:44 AM
Looking great. :D:cheese:

XcaliburGirl
October 31st, 2011, 09:01 AM
Great progress!

It's so encouraging for those of us that are growing out a short cut.

CastaDiva
October 31st, 2011, 09:34 AM
Happy anniversary, and congratulations on your great progress:)

alyanna
October 31st, 2011, 09:49 AM
Looking good!
Can't wait to get to APL with you!

Rocket22
October 31st, 2011, 09:52 AM
Happy Anniversary and wow you have some great progress!

Yozhik
October 31st, 2011, 10:03 AM
Happy anniversary!

That is wonderful progress. :flowers:

lapushka
October 31st, 2011, 10:44 AM
Way to grow out a pixie! Congrats!

pixiestar
October 31st, 2011, 10:59 AM
Great growth mrs_coffee:D

Amber_Maiden
October 31st, 2011, 12:14 PM
Happy growing and congrats! :D

Slinks
October 31st, 2011, 04:47 PM
Great progress :-)

jojo
October 31st, 2011, 05:27 PM
You have gained so much length and it looks fantastic too

Jelena
October 31st, 2011, 05:51 PM
Congratulations!
What a progress, your hair looks lovely!

spidermom
October 31st, 2011, 10:17 PM
You did well. Keep growing (please).

PixxieStix
October 31st, 2011, 10:30 PM
^_______^ Congratulations hun, that is a tremendous achievement for your first year! It looks wonderful. I know what you mean about your hair feeling long too! I hope I can get as much growth in my first year as you did. Happy continued growing.

blondie9912
November 1st, 2011, 06:11 AM
It's great that you've successfully defeated the mullet :D From here on out, I think it will be happy growing with barely any trims needed! Congratulations!

theodora
November 1st, 2011, 06:19 AM
Congrats on your growth! Henna also killed my waves, went from a 2a to a 1b/1c. I wasn't crazy wavy to begin with, but still.

Lucky
November 1st, 2011, 07:26 AM
That's amazing progress, especially with trims!