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ClaustroClothic #24: The Great Gristly // Featuring Iron Fist

A few years back, it was probably 2013.. I walked into a thrift store and found this bag. The purse was ripped up and gathered but it was gorgeous. It has this werewolf face and I fell in love. Through my few moves these past few years, I lost the bag but the brand name stuck with me for years. Iron Fist. I promised myself when I got my fashionable life back together, I’d go out for that bag. 5…

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Chop Chronicles Chapter 3: The Six Month Mark Has Arrived.

We have finally come to the sixth month mark since I shaved my head, and I must say, this month came as a surprise. I decided that it would be my first “end clipping” session because I take a least two inches off with my own scissors when I “clip my ends”. I figured it’d be harder to notice if right after I straightened my hair, clipped the ends, etc, I washed my  hair because when I wash it, it…

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Chop Chronicles: Chapter One: The Past Has Passed.

ChWhen I cut my hair, it was because I was tired of being ashamed of what I was going through and who I was. The lack of control and understanding was alarming. I seriously felt as though I was dead. Like, a part of me was still living but the hell if know how. I was doing things I couldn’t control and thinking things I couldn’t un-think. Something about cutting my hair changed that. It’s only been a week, but…

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Celebrating The Big Chop! Chop Chronicles!

I shaved all of my hair off! No, seriously. Not kidding. Two years ago, I cut my hair, dyed it red and started living a new life. One where I was confident of myself as long as I was rocking my red. This year, after a tumble with some real personal issues branching from a restraining order to a carjacking, I felt like I had lost control. Over everything. So, in order to balance my sense of renewal, I decided…

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