It's been finally a year!! I've been locking my hair for one whole year and I've enjoyed the journey. I look at my hair now and I amost get misty eyed at how far I've come and how much I've been through to get to this point. I've loved my locks from day one, but my DH hated them and we actually got into a physical fight about them. I had my doubts about how it would all turn out.. And I'm happy with the outcome. DH has setted in on the idea of my being locked up and all.. And we don't get into it anymore.. (Thought I know he's not THRILLED about having a dreadlocked wife.) Anyway. So many people are curious about my dreads. How I did them? How do I keep them up? How do I wash them? Ect.. I keep everything simple. I'm a freeformer so I don't twist. (Though I do play with them sometimes.) I wash them like you wash well.. Regular hair. I kinda wash them with each other. (Rubbing locks agains locks.) Make sure I rinse it well. Put some TTree growth cream on them and call it a day as they air dry.. Easy as pie..
In this year I was looking forward to some adversity about my locks. Mostly because of what I've heard from others and DH about how society looks at those with locks. I'm not sure if it is my attitude or the fact that I'm a woman, but I haven't had any problems yet about the decision to lock except from him. Maybe they're talking behind my back. :) I can never tell. But this has been a pretty smooth ride so far. I look forward to the coming years.
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