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Downright Sassy

Next week. . . it's the one year anniversary of my final chemo treatment.  Which also means. . . it's the one year anniversary of my Hair Re-Growth!

As my hair grew in, it got curlier and curlier and curlier.  Here's a photo from last summer -- when my hair reached the monumental 2-inch mark:

6 mos out 005 

And here it was a couple of months later:

Curly back 

Curly.  Curly.  Curly.  Like. . . can you say "Grandma Perm?"

My doctor told me that "chemo curls" don't usually last longer than a year or so, and she expected that - eventually - my hair would calm down a bit.

Well.  I got a haircut last week (my fourth since August!), and . . . she was right!  The curls are on the way out!  Emily the Wonder Stylist concurs -- my hair is losing its curl.

Here's my new 'do from the back:

January 24 random 001 

Much straighter -- but still some curl.

January 24 random 002 

Emily says I'm looking "downright sassy!"  Sassy or not. . . I'm just happy to have hair to mess with again.

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kmkat

Yay for having hair, and pretty hair at that! If you had a magic wand, would you get the curl back?

Nancy

Hooray!

margene

Your hair looks great and even though the curl is easing it still has some nice body!

Patty

Absolfreakinlutely gorgeous!

denise copeland

Kym,
The style is Very Flattering!

Linda

you look fabulous, dahling! Love that smile!

Marilyn

Nice! I like the color too!

Cookie

Woo Hoo!

Brenda

You look wonderful! Your hair is such a pretty silvery grey too. My Mom's is that color; mine went a much duller grey, so I pay to cover it up.

Pam

Love it, love it, love it. You know I do!

Emma

Fab cut !
I love your hair. I'm a strong advocate for the non dyeing of hair ! You look beautiful.

lv2knit

Curl in, curl out -- all of it is beautiful!!

Diana Troldahl

BeeeYOUteeefullll!

Kimmiekat

Your hair is so striking. It looks great! Curls, no curls, it doesn't matter. Congrats on your anniversary too... and here's to many, many more.

Squish

You look very Italian with the curls. And yes, I agree, you look sassy!

Vicki

Lovely!

Rachel

Lovely hair, I am glad you got it back :)

thea

I like the waves - and it looks like you'll get to experience all kinds of hair before the regrowing ends - kinda fun. The color is cool too - you'll never look pasty and pale with such gorgeous shades of gray...

Carol

I've always had poker straight hair so if there's a silver lining from having to undergo such a horrendous treatment - it's getting curls for a year. ;) Congrats on being one year on.

inglesidebelle

Cute! Your hair has great body and the style suits you. I'd say sweet and sassy!

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