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Just to show hubby I wasn't giving up...

Thursday, March 21, 2013

I came home with a dramatic hair cut, just like I would if I had been accepted into my first choice for nursing school after all. The whole reason I joined Spark was because I was going to be doing a group interview alongside people a lot younger than me at this nursing school. And then I wasn't chosen. I do have an essay to write at nursing school number 2 on April 6th, though.

Since my grades are so high and I have worked so hard, I felt terribly deflated and powerless last night. Like I did all that work for NOTHING! (Which of course isn't true.) This morning I wanted to show my husband I hadn't given up. So I went to get a haircut and perm anyway.

It was kind of fun. I almost always cut my own hair because it seems no one ever does what I ask them to, but this experience was really great. The stylist (Brigitte at DuBonne's in Eugene, Oregon) listened well. She cut it exactly the way I asked (but better!) She gave me a nice wave - no poodle look for me!

She was amused and kind about the fact that I didn't know how to do a lot of girl stuff, so she showed me how to make pretty ponytails. She demonstrated a 1940's glamour do's with big rollers, pins and hairspray. She was soooo nice. I paid a lot, but I was entertained and pampered, too.

I left some hair for Locks of Love. Not as much as I could have if I hadn't lopped off 8 inches a few months ago, but about 6 inches worth.

I even feel motivated to stay on my diet and exercise program, even without the big interview that motivated me to join Spark.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
PHEBESS 3/23/2013 4:15AM

    YAY for new hair styling - makes you feel more confident, right? And good luck with the next school application!

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CAPECODLIGHT 3/21/2013 2:15PM

    Sorry about the interview, but there will be other opportunities. Good for you getting your mini-makeover. I like a wash and go hair style without fuss myself.
Keep Sparking!

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GAYLLYNNE 3/21/2013 8:30AM


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AZTLAN777 3/21/2013 2:37AM

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SHANNONY84 3/21/2013 2:14AM

    I hope you enjoy your new haircut and good luck on the interview....

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