Going Gray-Grey?

May 21, 2021

Like it or not, my hair is not just gray (grey?) but growing out like Witch Hazel on Bugs Bunny – Here’s the link if you wanna take a look: https://giphy.com/explore/witch-hazel. HAHAHAHAHA!

See, we’re still on lock-down and hair studios are not set to open until mid-July. OMG! Seriously? Yes, seriously. My dumb hair is one thing… but the people out of work! This just sucks so hard. Ugh!

Anyway, I really liked the book and I still follow Monique Parent. And after the April 2019 foray into dying it for a minute (blog post about it found here: https://atomic-temporary-137436347.wpcomstaging.com/2019/04/25/bio-moment-step-one-hair/ ) I’ve just let it grow back naturally.

The Self-Help Whisperer®

So, most of you know about my gray-haired experiment of 2011. I joked that I looked like Walter Cronkite, circa 1976. Here I am, newly natural, holding an adorable bunny. But seriously, the sideburns!


Anyway, I kept the gray (which yes, mostly grew along the sides) for about two years. Then I dyed it again. Then I chopped it all off and went gray again.

Then, in 2016, I decided I wanted to look ten years younger and dyed it again. My *hair* looked ten years younger. The rest of me? Not so much.

Back and forth.

Going Gray by Anne Kreamermakes it clear… she feels my pain.

One of the first things I caught on the inside jacket was a description of her gob-smacking moment of realization.

She was doing everything — including Botox — to remain youthful looking. Then she had a photo taken and realized…

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  1. I remember years ago, MAD magazine had as its back page fold a picture of a man…Which looks older…fold the page one way, he was grey (yes, I prefer grEy), but fold it the other ay, he was bald. I’m talking bowling ball bald here. And now, after all these years, I can identify as my hair is gone. A victim of the shower drain.

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