Daily Archives: July 2, 2012

Thunder Storm My Foot!!


What the news is claiming was just a “thunder storm” hit south Jersey on Friday night. This is what that “little storm” did to the massive black oak in my parents’ front yard. Take a look at the bottom of the photo. Yes. That’s a car. My mom’s car … What you don’t see is my dad’s truck that was right on the left of it.

(You know that I’m NOT happy Wei’s up on it, right? His justification? My sister did it too. And if my sister jumped off a bridge … ? But, let’s not get this twisted, I’m sure he started it.)

My 5’3″ mom standing in front of HALF of the exposed roots. Insane. You should see the size of the hole on the other side.

Anywho, thankfully everyone is okay. God is good!


May-June GOC Update: Marcia (#17)


Sorry, May got away from me and now June is quickly coming to a close … I hope you don’t mind, but I will combine May and June!

In May it seemed that the shedding problem that I was experiencing in April had ceased. I guess it was the change in seasons.  In May, I was SUPER busy and my hair really took a back seat as far as styling and maintenance. My washes went from weekly to twice that month. I handled it better than the previous month. Detangling is becoming more of a chore now and more essential. I experimented and I am trying to perfect my wash & goes. Last spring/summer, a wash & go was my main hair style as this was the first year during my transition and I did the “curly/wavy look.” This year, I’m trying to perfect my wash & go look and trying to figure out what products will work best (suggestions???). With that … the wash & go causes major tangles in my hair, aside from that, I love the option.

So, here is what my hair styles were for the week.  Sundays and Mondays: Wash & Go; Tuesdays and Wednesdays: A high pony tail: Thursdays-Saturdays: A twist out. This worked out well.

In the last week or so of June, I’ve tried a High Bun (I watched the video from A Curls BF love it!).

My latest challenge is conquering my dry itchy scalp, not sure why, but I will be working on that the rest of June and July.  I’m also trying to figure out my twist outs…I finally came to terms that the stringy ends of my hair were the last of my relaxer sooooo, I cut them…well, trimmed is more like it, and I didn’t get them all, but I’m satisfied for now.

 Health & Fitness
As far as exercise … next month will be better….

Thanks again for this forum to interact, learn and share.

Check out Marcia’s other GOC-The Sequel posts here:

Initial GOC Submission
April Update