so today my boyfriend is coming over, and hes giving me my very first set of dreads. I'm so excited and also really nervous. my mom is away and shes knows what were doing and shes been really good about being supportive, but i haven't told anyone else in my family. i got tiered of ppl looking at me with disgust when i told them i was getting dreads ("ewww, don't they smell?"). but screw them, I'm gonna prove to them that dreads are sexy.
pictures will be coming later.
and i also just wanted to say thank you to all of you here for giving me the confidence to make this final leap.
This is my first time with dreads and I gotta say, my hair has never caused so much controversy over X-Mas dinner! Some people were really rude about it. "What happened to your hair?", "Do you think that actually looks good?", and "You could wash my dishes with your head" were my favorites. I guess it comes with the territory. I honestly forget that my hair looks a little different until I get those wonderful comments. Some people genuinely wanted to know WHY and I tried explaining that I use less hair products now and save a lot more money, etc., but they didn't believe me! They said I just wanted the attention. Regardless, I'm keeping them because they make me happy, so in the end I figure that's all that really matters.
5 1/2 hrs later and i have my first set, they are great, i cant wait to see them mature. ill post pictures when i figure out how to post them.
for now im just going to let my scalp return to its normal, painless, state.