helen-louise (baratron) wrote,
helen-louise
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Haircut

In other news, I got my hair cut today. Had something like 20 cm cut off it, possibly more, so it's gone from bloody long (i.e. waist length) to just long (armpit length). So much hair. Growing hair and finger/toenails is the thing I do best. I'm sure I'd be better at repairing myself if it wasn't that all the protein I eat seems to be diverted into growing hair and nails.

I'm now feeling very, very disabled. My mum had to come round and do my hair because I can't go to the hairdresser, and hairdressers can't cope with me. I can't sit still for more than a couple of minutes at a time because of pain, and having to sit with my head perfectly level makes my back hurt even if it wasn't before. I move and twitch involuntarily. It hurts like hell to get my hair washed in a basin. I freak out from having my hair touched, especially by someone I don't know, even more so behind my back. I dislike having my back touched, when the person cutting your hair goes to brush off loose bits. The majority of ordinary haircare products make me wheeze unbearably, and I'm even allergic by skin contact or by inhalation to some of the hippy nonsense ones with all the ingredients clearly listed on the back. A hairdressing salon, especially one that does nails as well, is a mess of allergens that makes my eyes puff up and lungs give up within minutes.

Feeling really fucking abnormal right now, and need a cuddle or ten.
Tags: disability, h-l is weird
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