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    Posted: July 03 2020 at 1:39pm
Hair update:
Looking pretty shaggy here. It’s grown out again and I have an appointment for next week. I just can’t seem to ever get the nerve up to go shorter than a just below the chin length bob. 😔 I don’t know why I get so anxious and stay “stuck” in this rut — it grows out, I get a shorter bob, but I never go as short as I hope to or push myself to do it.
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Moved my appointment up and got another cut today. Right now, I’m underwhelmed. I’m hoping I like it more tomorrow, as it kind of looks “heavy” to me. I told my stylist I wanted to take it shorter — but she basically just did a trim today with the back length being shortened a bit. I’m still not really where I want to be with my haircut goals. I also had new color with some caramel highlights done. I like the color, so that was a win.


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Awesome!
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I got it cut today!

I think I may want it just a little shorter — but I will see how it lays once I wash it and wear it curly tomorrow. Maybe it will look more like the length I had in mind.

Overall, it feels really good! And I set my next appointment for 6 weeks! Yay! So glad I didn’t chicken out today!
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So today a vendor at my workplace said, “I just Love your hair. It’s so pretty.” I then said, “thank you, but l’m planning on cutting it quite a bit shorter this week.” She gasped and said “but why?!” I said “it’s just time...”

It is indeed past time.
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Thanks so much! Will do.
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Good luck and most important - HAVE FUN; and please let us know the results
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I have been gathering photos and still trying to get the nerve! I have an appointment set for this week. My haircut goal for this appointment: a bob that is just below my chin and shorter but not stacked in the back.

Wish me luck!
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It's been about a year since that first cut, but I never did go shorter. :( I just kept getting it trimmed periodically. I have been looking for new hairstyle inspiration pictures. I don't want a stacked haircut, but I do want some length in the front.
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Hi, still happy with your new hairstyle and do plan on going shorter at your next appointment?
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It was just below my shoulders in the back with some shorter face framing pieces in the front.
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That's great, glad you are happy with your new style! How long was your hair before being cut into your A-Line bob?
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Thanks!
Small update... After washing & wearing the style, I found the cut just wasn't quite sitting right and felt a bit too heavy & dense in certain spots. :( So I had another minor haircut to tweak it a bit. Keeping the overall length about the same -- with just a trim there. But removing some of the bulk in the back & sides left it with a swingier look & more of a lighter feel to it.    
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Awesome! Glad you're happy with it.
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Last week I chickened out again -- with just a baby trim. Ugh. But today I I found some courage and got it cut! I took in all my inspirational pictures -- with various stages. I showed her where I wanted to start and where I hoped to eventually end -- from longest to shortest. I then told her to start with a neck length bob (again being so nervous!). She agreed that was a good length. We did color first, and I was worried I would chicken out while sitting with the color processing. But once I got to her chair again, she said -- are you ready to lose some of this hair (holding a hunk of it in the air) and I said YES! She actually cut it shorter than the neck length bob -- and I am positively thrilled! I got an a-line bob just a bit longer than chin length (when curly). I am so glad she pushed me outside my comfort zone.

I have my next appointment set for 7 weeks. I love how light it feels and I love feeling the air on the back of my neck. I am already looking forward to my next appointment and going to the next stage in my short hair journey.

Thanks for listening.

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Update... but not really. :/

Many months have passed, but unfortunately I never got the courage to go through with any of the stages. Instead I just got regular trims along the way. Part of me says just go for it -- in 1 big swoop/no turning back. But then the nervous, anxious side of me is hesitant...
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Let us know please
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I am back from my appointment. It was the fastest dye job & cut ever! (seriously!)
Thoughts: Love the color. Much richer and more auburn to it. The cut was not quite as short as I was hoping for, but it is still a small change. It has a lot more layers in it now, too -- which helps bring out the curl.

Overall, I will play with it & then see what's next.
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Feeling a little more nervous as the week has went on, but I think that is surprisingly more over the color than the cut! I had a couple of bad color jobs done in a salon in the last year or so that make me a bit more anxious. Looking at Karlie Kloss' longer wavy bob as in inspiration for tomorrow's appointment -- minus the bangs.
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Awesome! we'll be waiting to hear how it went. Have fun!
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