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New hairdo

My hair has been the same for years. It is well looked after , I go to the hairdresser every four weeks, but today I changed the colour and the style. By the time I lose the other 5.5 pounds for the Easter challenge and get on those new jeans πŸ‘– as my reward, I reckon I am going to feel pretty great.

( Right now I really want to head to the fridge!!!!! So I am thinking positive thoughts instead πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡)

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(((((WOLF WHISTLE)))))

Woohoo, fbg! Go you! :)

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I think I just replied to myself

See belowπŸ˜‚

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Moreless you are always out there what a 🌟 star you are!!!!!

Go you tooβ™₯️

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I just keep turning up, like the proverbial bad penny! :D

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Or gold coin!

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Or the annoying parrot that sits on the pirate's shoulder ;)

Pieces of 8, pieces of 8! Squawk! Polly wants a low carb cracker! ;)

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Polly is ever so good, at least she doesn’t want a piece of chocolate shortbread

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Definitely Gold coin!!! And thanks for your positive ness fattybygaslight.

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Getting a good new hairstyle feels SO amazing!

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That should have been youngest looking

Blame predictive text!!!!

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It does, I am going to a 70th birthday party tonight, I think I will be the youngest loot in the roomπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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Youngest loot sounds much better than youngest looking though :-D

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Aye well !!!! You never know πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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My hair has been the same for years - I have more on my chin than on the top of my head!

Go for a walk instead of going to the fridge - I should take my own advice, as it has now stopped raining.

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Actually sitting reading through posts has stopped me going to the fridge, and I did do forty lengths at the swimming this morning and walked there and back to the hairdresser. It isn’t raining β˜”οΈ but it is blowing a gale out there. I am not going to ruin my new hairdo πŸ’β€β™€οΈ

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β™‚πŸšΆβ™€πŸ˜‡ β˜”οΈ

P.S. I have just taken my own advice and walked another 2.1km (without getting wet)... and feel better for it.

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Excellent!! I am very impressed. It’s still β€œblawin a hoolie” outside

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If you had short hair, and you weighed over 100kg... you would be less at risk of being blown away. (A girlfriend of mine was blown off the path once - in a freak gust on an exposed nose, on a mountain in Scotland.)

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Ah yes! As a former hillwalker myself I know what it is like to be on windy Mountain Paths. It can be scary. I don’t think I am too much at risk to being spirited away by the wind myself but I don’t like the wind much

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A new hair do does you good I went for mine doing other day and he said to me I hate the back of your hair!!! I said well I can't see it and you did it so he did completely different and was going out for friends meal that night and everyone mentioned it. Hope you get a good response. And see you managed to resist the biscuit well done

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What a cheeky hairdresser!!!! However, glad you got a nice result and some compliments, it does make you feel good when other notice, but if they don't, too bad, it is how you feel that counts

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He's very cheeky we have a laugh every time and he's always experimenting in me!!!! And often for free. And yes does give you a boost

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Love a new hairdo πŸ’‡ I went for a cut and blow dry on Wednesday, arrived looking like I'd been dragged through a hedge backwards, left feeling like a million dollars πŸ’΅ 😁 I bet that has really put a spring in your step 😊 you won't recognise yourself when you get into those jeans πŸ‘– fab 😊

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I keep replying to myself πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€See below

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No worries, we all do it from time to time 😁

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Actually I have been pretty technically inept this afternoon. I wrote two very long replies to a couple of New posters on the forum, and I cannot see them at all. I don’t know how I managed that! It takes real talent I suppose πŸ˜‚

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It takes very special skills πŸ˜‚ I've done it myself, written a long post & somehow clicked off it and lost the lot 🀣 as long as we keep trying 😁

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ExactlyπŸ˜€

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Yes... I did that yesterday - what can happen is that you write a post but forget to click on "reply".

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Ah!!! Now I will be on the lookout for that in future. The worst thing is I haven’t got round to rewriting those replies yat.

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It is amazing how much a hairdo does for your self esteem. And I think we all need to develop the good habit of feeling a million dollars. After all, we are worth it!!!!!

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We definitely are, fbg, although a lot of us seem to not believe that πŸ˜• but you're right, it does wonders 😊

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Well you have to love your self first and every one else will love you!!!!😍

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That's so true, if you don't love yourself, how can you expect anyone else to? This healthy eating habit & the journey to a better version of myself has opened my eyes to a lot of things, looking after yourself is a form of self respect that we should all practice more 😊

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You are all making me jealous - I have not got much hair... but I will give my beard a trim someday soon!

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Indeed you must. Go to the Turkish barber and get the hot towels and the beard oil massaged in. I have never tried it, for obvious reasons, but my son assures me it is a great feelingπŸ˜€

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I invested Β£40 in hair clippers - after four haircuts I had recovered my investment! I would not let "a professional" anywhere near my beard.

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Well not with one of those cut throat razors anyway πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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You know I took my husband to the Turkish barbers on our 15th wedding anniversary two years ago in Istanbul, also our honeymoon city! (our then. 1.5 yr old went with us, grandma and Aunty kept the three older ones! As it was a gift from them)

And I just loved it! He doesn’t have hair on his head and just has a short beard but they made him look so pretty and he felt really special!!

Tried to get our 1.5 yr old his first haircut after but he screamed the place down!!!

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When we lived in Leeds my partner used to go to barbers for close shave with cut throat and hot towels and loved it

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My husband and son love it too. The equivalent of a facial for men, although I know you can get that too

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So long as you wear your bald head with pride ( and don't try a comb over) you'll be fine just think I'm dignified. My partner had more on his chin than head and I still loved him.

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Mine gets a number one with the clippers, It makes the fact that he hasn't got much less obvious πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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Your right there looks less obvious if short. I used to trim his regularly to keep it like that

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:) :) :) Go gal!

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I will. Thanks πŸ™

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DONT DO IT !!!

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Didn’t head for the fridge, but read my reply to crochet above

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Oh wow you are a saint ! Not heading for the fridge or the buffet or the cake ! Well done you ! That must have took some self control ! Hope you had a good night !

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I did Lytham, I just kept that Eater challenge in mind, and a couple of people said I looked fabulous, mind you they were folks I hadn’t seen for a while and I think they expect me to look rotten after last year’s cancer episode

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Oh im sorry to hear about the cancer episode, I didnt know, hope you are all ok now ? Great to get compliments like that, nothing tastes as good as looking good feels ! Hats off to ya !

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Read my post of 17 days ago, β€œSharing a good news story.” Sorry 😐 I don’t know how to send a link to it, and you will see that I have much cause for rejoicing.

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It will only let me go back 7 days but I think I read that, just didnt make the connection ,well done you! Youve been through alot ,! Pleased youre still fighting ! X

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Gosh no I have had fabulous health all my life, so lucky. 62 years of scarcely seeing a doctor πŸ₯Ό

One small blip on the radar and I am great now xx

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Im pleased about that ! Good that youre great now ! X

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I wish I could send a photo of the mess I left in my kitchen last night just to avoid GOING TO THE FRIDGE!!!! I have to pay for it now but I am having a forced lie in to try and avoid it πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚And since football was cancelled this morning due to stormy weather it just gets better and better!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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Ha ha that's class !!! The lengths we go to eh ? Lol that's so funny ! But a big well done !

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Best feeling! Go on girl!! You are going to be strutting in those new jeans lady! Keep checking your hair out rather than the fridge and drink plenty of water! 🀩

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Sad to say last night I succumbed to a couple of 🍷 🍷 It was one of my oldest pal’s birthday but I will need to make up for it today

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I almost gave in to a Chinese but didn’t! Don’t worry we need treats life is too special not to enjoy just do some extra walking etc today! Any nice plans?

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Blowing a gale here and hailstones! So some serious housework today and 45 minutes with my power hula hoop πŸ˜€

Tomorrow looks better so a good walk tomorrow. Off to the fish 🐟 shop now to get some fish for a nice healthy dinner tonight πŸ˜‡

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The occasional 'slip' doesn't hurt and you don't feel you've missed out

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Always makes you feel better ,a new style and colour.

I have mine very short at the moment and I can let it grow whenever I feel like it .

Glad you are feeling so positive.

Gary

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I actually love when I let it grow and then go for a really short style, it gives a whole new look

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Sounds as though you're Looking great with your new doo πŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

I relapsed with a few 🍷 so will try to be energetic today so I am still on track for the new πŸ‘– - can’t have the denim dream team failing.

Have a good weekend and rock that doo girl 😊

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If you read my reply to crochet you will see that I have a bit of making up to do myself to stay on track for the Easter challenge. 🍷 🍷

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πŸ˜‚ glad I’m not alone. Oh to be a saint and a sinner in the same week πŸ˜‡ πŸ‘Ώ

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Today is a new day. Let us aim for sainthood today πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡

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You’re on πŸ˜‰

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Fantastic! New hair style and colour always makes a difference!! New jeans here we come! πŸ‘ tell the fridge to go away and that you’re not interested! πŸ˜‚

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Well, I was at a 70th birthday party last night. Had my sensible calorie counted dinner score going, so totally resisted having anything from the buffet, didn’t have the cake either. Did have two glasses of wine though, so not entirely a saint πŸ˜‚

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I got a new haircut on my 1 stone loss then on my birthday 42nd, and it felt good. You deserve it, keep going.

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Thanks so much and well done youπŸ‘

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Put a mirror on the fridge door with a little note that says, β€œthis is how good you look before you open this door” :))

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Ha Ha!!!! I will try that Thanks

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I bet you look amazing!!! Congrats on the progress!! I have gotten some good ideas from the responses you have gotten. I am struggling with the "no one cares, I don't care" so I do very little more than I have to and I eat what and when I want!! Shame on myself! But depression sucks!! Hope everyone has a great weekend! I got a lot done yesterday and while I'm proud of all that I got done, I'm paying for it today. Pain is about normal 2-3 but my muscles are so fatigued they burn when I walk. Anyone with fibromyalgia or maybe neuropathy will understand, yesterday I took too many spoons from today. Soft hugs to everyone! πŸ˜ƒ

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So sorry, I did reply to you, but sent the reply to myself!!!! Duh!!!!

If you look above you will see it. It was meant for you as it refers to fibromyalgia, but as crafty person says, it is a good mantra for everyone

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It's ok, I found it lol, thank you for responding. I will have to look for that fibromyalgia group. Thank you for that advice, I will try, thank you for caring and for being "you"!

Hugs!

Darla-VA

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Hey do you live in VA?

My son lives in Charlottesville. I love VA! I will be going there in May!!!

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Yea, Im in Roanoke! I love it here!! Except this darn back n forth weather!! I beat he's a UVA fan??? Maybe we could get together when you are here in May.

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He is indeed!a UVA fan. We live in Scotland. Yes keep in touch and as you say maybe we can meet up in May

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That could be interesting!!! As you can see in my ID name, I'm a huge hokie fan!!! Sounds good! Have as great day!

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Yes you too, of course you are five hours behind us. It is evening here now. I didn't know what a hokie was, I have just looked it up. Yes indeed, could be fun

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Lol, looking forward to it. :)

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Hi there, yes it so great to know that you are not alone. There are so many wonderful people on this forum who give their time and support so generously. Sorry you are in pain, I don't know much about fibromyalgia, but I know there is a group on this site somewhere, so I hope you are finding support and empathy from them. Do something for me today, think kindly about yourself and reward yourself in someway that does not involve food. You think perhaps no one cares, you are wrong, I care, and I don't even know you, but I do know this. Life matters!! You matter!!

So, be good to yourself this day, and every day Xx

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That's a great mantra to live by

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As you can see this reply was for Tech4hokies, but I sent it to myself! I keep doing that, but you are right, it is a great mantra for all of us to live by

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