Thursday, August 7, 2014

New Look

Did you know that it's my birthday weekend? OF COURSE you did! I've only been talking about it since June. :) With my birthday streak and everything. Only a few more days of my streak, and I'm so happy that I've been able to stick with it for all 37 days (well, except that one day that I only did yoga. Oh, and I kind stopped the yoga around day 25 or something). It's so liberating to do a run streak. At least for me.

To continue the birthday celebrations, I decided to give myself a new look as I officially enter the late-30s. Yikes! How did that happen?!

I went blonde.


I've dyed my hair many, many times over the years, but never have I gone blonde.

It's been nearly a week, and it's been lots of fun so far. Lots of co-workers didn't even recognize me when I came into work Monday morning.


I've now been likened to Marilyn Monroe, Patricia Arquette, and Brittney Snow.

Last night, N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms had a Tweet-up just for my birthday. OK, not really, but it was a doubly good excuse to start the celebrating early. Who am I to pass up free cocktails and hors d'oeuvres?

Plus I got to meet up with the lovely Katie from @itsjustKatie on Twitter and Chase This Skirt. She made me a skirt for the E.T. Full Moon Half Marathon on Sunday, and so she hand delivered it to me at the Tweet-up. Fun!


So, is blond better? I don't know, but I'm liking it so far. :-D

Have you ever changed your hair to where people didn't even recognize you?
How do you like to celebrate your birthday?

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6 comments:

  1. Blonde hair, it's powerful yeah, Powdered SHOOGAAAAAAAAAARRRRRR!!! ;)

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  2. Happy Birthday!!!! I hope you have a great run later. You look great!! I have done everything from blonde to a super dark cherry red lol currently I am trying to figure out how I am going to deal with my white/gray. It has increased to y whole head now and I can't really cover it by myself, and dying in a salon on a regular basis is darn expensive. I am so upset I missed the one day back in the beginning of July :( I had almost perfect streak. It was a huge challenge for me.

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    1. Embrace the gray. Lol!!

      It was so nice having you join me for the streak. Don't worry about the one day. :-)

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  3. I love it!

    I'm too chicken to do anything drastic color-wise. I did hack off over a foot to donate and my husband did a double take when he walked in the house, but that's about it.

    Congrats on the streak!

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    1. No double takes from my husband, as he's the one that did it for me! :-) It was pretty scary for me, though. Even after I bought the bleaching kit, I really had to talk myself into it.

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