Tuesday, February 1, 2011


With my demanding job and my wedding planning, I have had not a lot of time for me! My hair is growing so fast, I can`t keep up with it! I`am constantly re tightening. It seems like I`am constantly trying to cover my grays. Now that the holidays are over, I`am trying to give it a break from the coloring until April when I turn 50! WOO! WOO!

Mrs Menopause is trying to take over! I have notice that I`am gaining weight around the middle and thighs. I have been between a size 10 and 12 for years! When I fit into a size 12 pants, it`s time to work out! As I stated in my blog, I`am recovering from bilateral knee injuries. I had not worked out other than PT since May. Sunday, I went to the family room to work out! I bought the Pussy cat Dolls workout. It was fun, but it was an equivalent to a warm up. I needed a step work out! Thank God for Kathy Smith step Workout! My old Flo-Jo workout still does the trick too!

It been HELL in New York! It seems like every 2-3 days, we have snow! The cold weather and the dry heat in my house has been drying out my locs! I really do not like covering my locs other than when I `am at work. If I`am going to keep them healthy, I better take some intervention. I have increased my intake of water and I keep them under a satin cap when I`am home. I have been shampooing and conditioning my hair every two weeks instead of three weeks. Between shampoos I spritz with an leave-in conditioner and water!

I love how curling my locs look, but it takes too much time to roll. Anyway, since my locs grew, the curl does not last long. After I wash my locs, I braid them. I then get underneath a cool dryer for 20 min or until they are a little more dry than damp. In the morning, I take them out. The braid out last until I shampoo my hair again! The braid out gives my locs more body!

Having 300 locs can be a pain. The reason I got SLs is to have versatility. To tell you the truth! I have done nothing with them now that I have some length. I have to experiment with up dos for my wedding. I guess that will be my next post!
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rmcandlelight (nailsbeautiqued) said...

Looking good! Menopause Girl, I'm going through the samething. I'm having hot flashes like no bodies business. Not getting much sleep I get hot then cold and listening to hubby snoring isn't helping. Lol!

Ro said...

Bless you NubianLP! Your SL are looking so good, very lovely! Welcome to Menopause the heat flashes do come in handy during this cold weather. Many blessings to you!

Queenlocks.com said...

Looks Nice, very nice! I was just thinking about doing a braidout, but I will wait until spring.
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Take care~

anthia-ofo said...

rmcandle - hot and cold?- you too? Keeping a damp facecloth nearbye is handy. Nubian, I'm 50 this month. You're very good-looking for a woman of nearly 50. Hope all goes well with the wedding.

M said...

Hello Nubian -

Your SLs have grown so nicely....I LOVE the curly look as well. I am heading towards my 7th month with my SLs and have been reading your blog for info. Congrats on your upcoming wedding.

robinc said...

Your locks are gorgeous!!! Menopause is knocking at my door to. I've read that exercise will help with hot flashes, weight gain (of course), night sweats, etc. Late congrats on your engagement! peace&blessings!robinc

dewdrop said...

Updates, yay! NLP your locks are so lovely and your hair color looks great! Wonderful job on the braidout.

Afrolady said...

Looking GOOD GIRL!!!!!!! Love the color and the curly texture. Keep up the good work!!

Twisted Weeve said...

Girl you are working the hair and the wedding planning I see a second career for you. Absolutely fabulous.

Looking for a workout, well if you are able go to www.cathe.com. She will WHIP you into a body you never knew you had.

You will be worked out. TW

Kumina said...

Sis, your braid out is ab fab!

V @ Locks-N-Motion said...

Looks good! I love braidouts they are such a simple style.