My Story of Hair Donation!

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If you follow us on our Facebook page, you may have seen the discussion last week about getting your hair cut.  After I had my second son, I didn’t get my hair cut until he was almost a year old. Not because I didn’t need it, but, honestly, it just never got put on my calendar. That was May 2013.

In May, my hair was pretty long, and I decided that I would let it grow to a point where I would be able to donate it. I have never done this before, but I am the person that would cut my hair short on a whim and have no worries. It just always seemed silly to worry about it too much when it would grow back. Cutting off 8+ inches didn’t seem like a big deal – if I could get it that long.

Fast forward to less than two weeks ago, and I was at the point where I was ready for cut! My hair needed attention and even if it wasn’t ready to be cut for donation, I was still getting a trim.

Well, yesterday was that appointment and it was long enough to donate!

Here’s what my hair looked like when I got to the salon:

before hairAnd, here I am when I left:

afterShe took off more than 10 inches! I was really surprised that I had that much to go. It feels so good to be doing something for other people and it didn’t cost me anything except the cost to ship the donation.

If you are considering donating your hair, there are three organizations that I’m aware of:

Have you donated before? Are there other organizations out there that can use your locks?

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