Personal Narrative Essay: How I Cut My Hair

I cut my hair!

I had been speculating for years now. So I finally did it!

So why did I cut it??

To be honest, I just woke up one day and decide against relaxing my new growth. I haven 't relaxed my hair in 5 months and the hair really grew!!
What really made me choose to cut it was just the thought of having short hair and being able to enjoy it.

Past experiences with short natural hair:

Childhood
When I was a child in Nigeria, I 'm sure my hair was cut short, and it was probably because my mom was over it, but I SURE didn 't mind. I remember the teeny tiny puff which grew into 2 giant puff balls. I remember the rubber thread used to make my hair, separated in sections. They hurt so much and I really hated them. Actually anything involving
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I 'd wonder why it was okay for me to wear someone else 's hair instead of my own or why it just had to be straight. When I relaxed my hair, it was like the pressure came off. People were actually surprised that my hair was as long as it was. I remember a classmate walking up to me and shoving his hand into my hair feeling for my scalp to see whether or not my hair was real or an attached weave. Guess they 've never heard of shrinkage.
College
My edges were natural... While the rest of my hair were relaxed. Until now.

This is a horrible picture of my previous hair length and it 's from last year (Which is way shorter than the hair cut from just a few days ago), but this was probably the last time my hair was straightened before I began crocheting for the winter!

How did the cut go??
To be honest, this was pretty nerve wracking, because my hair was pretty long. It wasn 't damaged, even though it looks so in the picture below. That is just the result of me not doing ANYTHING with it for weeks... except cornrows for crochet and ponytails. (College Student

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