Life Begins at 37yrs for Me


So when I was growing up my mom spend lots of her time trying to comb and do everything to get my hair to grow. The years that I remember are on Sundays when  my haur is washed and braided into two pony tails and ready for school week. 

So imagine a long curly hair girl. 

Then I became a teenager and I saw all my teenage friends who had hair with strict hair. So I decided to try that out. So I put a perm in my hair to get all my curls out and get a straight sleek haur. .at least so I thought. No one could change my mind. I was on a mission. I remember my grandmother was not happy with what I had done since she always thought my long curly hair was so pretty and said if I ever  have to cut it she will be able to use it for her hair. 

I think since the day I put the perm in my hair I was doomed for saloon days in my adult years. 

I can tell you I enjoyed my routine years of going to the salon every Thursday. But that comes with a cost. 

Now I am 37yrs old and one dawn I was laying in bed in Lima and it hit me that I should shave my hair off…wit no reason. But knowing that my husband always loves my long hair I have to find a reason to get his support. That’s marriage it’s make sure you can sell your partner on your idea with love and respect. 

I think at about 1am I sent a whatsapp message to my husband ( he was is the states) and I said I am aware you love long hair, but I need your support on this one. I want to shave my hair off. 

And my husband replied and said ” hun I support you 100% with whatever you choose to do with your hair…you are beautiful either way.” 

I woke up the next morning and went to the salon and shaved my hair off. I will share pictures of my hair before the shave. I wish I have an old picture of my curly days. 

So I say life can begin any moment when you are ready to just be…with or without hair. 

My curly days 

Long hair perm days 

Then I sat in the chair Sept. 1st 2016

My stylist with passion starts the process of cutting off my hair completely…my first short hair 

The first cut…

The next day…I felt like I was going back for more cuts…

The next day adventures. …

Then 2 days later…side shave…lol… this point am getting really adventurous 

And 3 days later…even more shave and secret extension added to create a little more excitement at the front…

Let’s see what tomorrow will bring me…I may just go all out…and shave everything off…

Life is truly what you make it…so enjoy and live fully. 

Peru Exploration Continues…


About manns7worldtour

A Black Young Family Travelling around the world for 5yrs with 4 of their young kids. Father is a Chiropractor and mother homeschools their kids while on the road. They have done Southern Africa, Western Africa, East heading to Asia...And on and on...

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