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Saturday, November 15, 2014

My Favorite Winter Haircolors

 I thought I would share some of my favorite colors for winter.



 Blondes... I feel blondes should be a little darker during the winter time, you could use Tan Blonde, Caramels and Butterscotch. Adding Lo- lites  could also make a big difference to a blonde color.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
This is the time if you want to be daring and carefree you can add some color to your hair. Adding blue, red or any color of your choice, you could add the color in chunks, highlights or just peek a boos ( adding the color in your nape area or crown area).






 

Brunettes are my favorites... This is the time to use colors like Dark brown, Chocolate brown and Mocha












 Winter is my favorite time for Red hair colors. Don't be afraid to use Intense Red, Violets, Cinnamon and Mahogany









Sunday, November 2, 2014

Too many tv shows, movies and not enough time: Fighting a anxiety attack

Too many tv shows, movies and not enough time: Fighting a anxiety attack: This is what the inside of my head feels like most of the time. I usually just take a Advil to help with all the pressure I feel in back of...

Fighting a anxiety attack

This is what the inside of my head feels like most of the time. I usually just take a Advil to help with all the pressure I feel in back of my neck.
Yesterday, while I was shopping I noticed a change in my mood and I started letting things get to me. I felt frustration while I was reading the prices from some of the items I was purchasing. When did eggs start being priced over $5.00 and I think it was when I saw the trash bags priced a little over $7 for 30-40 kitchen bags that freaked me out. I remember them priced about $3-$4, I mean I can buy a 150 bags at Sam's Club for around $10. I then went to the register and stood in line and I could feel my heartbeat race and my left hand starting to shake. I stood there and thought I was going to freak out. It wasn't just because of  the total that was going to come from my basket, mentally I prepare myself knowing that every time  I have to go grocery shopping I always total $100-$150 and sometimes that's not even buying meats. I looked at my daughter and then noticed I had a bottle of wine in the middle of all the groceries, I then realized I was going to be all right.
I am not new to a panic attack, I think it was about 14 yrs. ago I experienced something that scared me. It was around the time I had lost my grandmother (dad's mom), at that time she was my closest best friend. I also had not spoken to my mother in over a month or so ( knowing my mom and myself it was probably over something petty). I also remember feeling overwhelmed and smothered, I am pretty sure I also lost a pet at that time.
Anyway, I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was washing clothes and I was walking into my laundry room. I stepped onto the one step I have and I couldn't breath, I could not move and the inside of me felt like I wanted to scream and cry but I had no voice and no tears. I don't recall how long I stood there but it felt like a lifetime.
At my Dr.'s appointment I mentioned what had happened and he told me I had a anxiety/panic attack and prescribed pills. The funny thing was I just kept thinking of all the negatives of taking anxiety pills that I was to scared to take them. Well, as long as I can I am going to try to prolong the use of anxiety pills and have all my loved ones help keep my little wine cabinet stocked.