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[28 Dec 2009|02:05am]
 I need your help. I've had my dreads for about a year and a half, and I'm just so discontent with them. The length is good, but I hate the color. I never leave them down anymore, I never feel right with them. I'm never satisfied with how they look. I'm seriously considering cutting them off.

However, if there was a way that I could do something new with them (aside from just dying them. I'm already considering that), I would.

Anyone have suggestions?

Here they are lately:

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AUCKLANDERS! [28 Dec 2009|12:10pm]
helloooo wide world of dreadies.

So I just moved to New Zealand from Australia! I cant really be bothered going into why and blah blah blah right now but yes... I am in Auckland at the moment staying in the fat camel backpackers in town so I was wondering whether perhaps there were any of the lovely dread heads I saw in town on GUDU.

If so... wanna show me around? I have a crotchet hook and free time on my hands :D

Drop me a line! It would be lovely to start meeting some likeminded lovelies as soon as possible.
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[28 Dec 2009|12:30pm]

Hey everyone! I haven't posted in a minute, but my dreads are about 5 years old, I think? Anyway I was wondering if anyone could help me out with a problem dread.
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Hey guys! [28 Dec 2009|02:50pm]
Hows has it been??? Sorry ive been really inactive. Two of my compact flash cards somehow got spoilt and i havent been taking many pictures lately.

Anyways, here's a few pics taken by my friend (using her Blackbird Fly camera, which is an AWESOME camera) of our trip to the flea market.


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a year and some change pt 2 [28 Dec 2009|03:55pm]
I sat on the idea of cutting my dreads off for a little bit. Reminded myself that it wasn't a new idea for me. Weighed the pros and cons. I also sat and thought of the past year, of all the hurt and emotion that I went through that weighed heavy on my heart and weaved itself through my dreads. The things I got up and brushed off and kept moving through. I felt an almost cathartic relief when I finally sat down in my recliner and snipped them all off. I was advised to go to my hair dresser but I felt it was too much of a personal thing to be done by anybody else but me. In the end, I left one, my favorite for my mother to cut off. She reassured me that I was beautiful regardless, but she was relieved to see them go. Do I regret cutting them? No, maybe a little in the back of my mind but not really. Will I dread again? Definitely. Do I miss them? Of course. It's an odd feeling to run my hands through my (albeit short) hair again.

I cut them off about two inches from the root and combed the rest out, then got a cute little cut from my favorite hairdresser.

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It was time for a change [28 Dec 2009|04:22pm]
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I've been internet-ness for months now, thus being the reason for not having posted in ages. I ended up brushing out my dreads a bit before they turned a year and a half. They just weren't working for me at the time, I was really irritated by my hair and I lost a lot of self esteem because of them. I always loved them and I intend on having dreads again in my life, next time definitely for a lot longer than this first time. I decided to keep my one crazy dread that all my friends deemed as "paw" because over the course of his little dreadie life he looked a lot like a paw print. =) He's still chilling on my right side right above my ear. 

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With all the hair that came out while I was brushing them out...I used them to make extentions for my best friend. She's going to deep clean them and dye them to match her hair color. =) Hooray for recycled hair!
I dont' miss them as much as I thought I would, honestly. Not saying I didn't love my dreads...I just am really happy to have my brushable hair back. A cut and color is to follow and I'll try to make up a proper timeline and post it within the week or so.
I hope everyone had a great christmas. Enjoy the new year, lovelies.

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