Tuesday, February 17, 2009

And In Being Myself I Shall Contend With .....

those that won't like it!!

I said to Mum the other afternoon, I'm over my hair, I've always wanted dreadlocks, I think I might get them. Do you know what she said??

Grow up. Grow Up?? Grow the fuck up???




Why is it that so many people are intent on voicing their opinions on people's personal preference?

Some of you may recall early last year when I shaved my head bald to raise money for Leukaemia. Well, previous to that I had been having an overwhelming urge to shave my head bald anyway, it was really a bit of a copout on my behalf that I used the Shave for A Cure as a way of doing something I really wanted to do under the guise of a charity. Don't get me wrong, I had my motivations for raising awareness for Leukaemia as well but I gained from it also.

Maybe I should start a charity that involves getting dreads in return for sponsorhip to do it. What would be an appropriate charity for funds to go towards raised from a person getting their head dreaded??

10 comments:

Chris H said...

Starship hospital.

kathrynoh said...

Is there a charity for de-dagging sheep? Just joking.

Just tell people you're raising money for the Foundation for Jules Doing What the F She Wants. FJDWFSW!

Janine said...

I say do what you want and if htat means growing dreads - do it. I recently had a number 4 and dyed my blond, and so many people hated it, but I thought it rocked. Now I am going to just let it grow and see how long I can get it over say the next 18 months.....blond tips and all.

Anne said...

You're only young once - go for it! And I'm a mum of kids probably your age!

Margaret said...

Just do it, you'll save money on hair do's....maybe just do it for yourself!!!

Jayne said...

Go for it Jules - there's no valid reason why you can't is there? Getting the bike was the perfect excuse for me to go short, spikey & blonde, something I'd wanted to do for bloody years!

Tracy said...

Just do it, if it is something you want to do then go for it.

Middle Child said...

You will always know what is best to do and then do it unless it seriously hurts someone else...I doubt dreadlocks are in this catagory... you make me smile and I need this...

Tania said...

If it's what you want go for it - it show's your individuality and if anyone doesn't like it - TOUGH! If you do do it for a charity i'd gladly donate!

Tamakikat said...

I've had dreads. I really enjoyed the look. They were a big personality boost too. I felt so tough with them walking home through Auckland city (40 mins) in the middle of the night didn't bother me anymore.

However, it took more work to maintain than I thought. Also after 6 months I started having recurring dreams of brushing my previously long straight hair and would wake up disappoited touching the 'straw' on my head. When I did get it cut I hated having short hair and it took a-g-e-s to grow.

Totally glad I had them though. It was one of my dreams.

TK