Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Hair today, gone tomorrow

One of my favorite parts of pregnancy -- besides the kind smiles from strangers and the free pass to eat your weight in pastries -- is how thick and awesome my hair gets. As my hair is usually thin and prone to going flat at the first sign of precipitation, I found pregnancy hair to be utterly fantastic.

Alas, my time with a somewhat thick head of hair is rapidly drawing to a close. I am, I fear, going through the dreaded postpartum hair loss. Ugh. The same thing happened after Mary Clare's birth, and while I have yet to sprout a brand new set of bangs, it's not any more fun this time around the block.

As if dealing with a post-pregnancy body isn't already a barrel of laughs, I'm now shedding 100+ hairs a day. God is so a man.

3 comments:

  1. blasted! You beat me to this topic. I think I am on the tail end of this and it is DIS-GUS-TING! Annie is always covered in my hair and I have a BALD SPOT on my temple. Sweet!

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  2. I'm still going through it and Reese is 19 months old. Yet ANOTHER reason to recreate again.

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  3. Procreate. Or recreate. Same thing, right?

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