Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Ugh! What a pain

This is a non-infertility related post. Well, mostly.

So, now that the IVF is a go, I realized I REALLY need to get my hair done before we get too far into this cycle. I know it's technically ok to get your hair colored during pregnancy and I did it with not-so-wee-one, but I'd prefer not to get it done during the 1st trimester. (I did with my last pregnancy and it didn't end so well.) So, that means, assuming this IVF works, now is my last chance for 3-4 months! And boy do I need my roots done. I finally remember to call the salon to make my appointment while I'm not in bed trying to sleep or driving in the car . I even get my calendar out and ready and narrow down the best day to get it done. And then I get the bad news. My colorist is no longer at that salon! CRAP! She's friggin' moved to Long Beach, CA! I can't go that far to get my hair colored!

Ok, so if you're a guy reading this, you're probably wondering what all the fuss is about, but most ladies will understand that when you find someone who is really good at coloring your hair that you become very loyal to them and can't imagine going to someone else. You know - the kind of colorist that just 'knows' what will be good for your hair. All I had to do was go in and tell her what I liked from last time, if I wanted to go lighter or darker and she'd go mix colors. She was so good that I could go three months between foils before it was really necessary to get it done again. And considering how much her prices had gone up over the years, that's a significant savings to be able to wait that long.

I feel like I just got dumped on the phone by a long-term boyfriend. And the worst part is that now I have to find someone else. I got married, in part, because I don't ever want to have to be out in the dating world again. (In addition to how much I love my husband, of course.) I was so happy with my colorist and now she has left me. And without as much as a goodbye foil. Sniff, sniff...

3 comments:

Alli said...

Never, never take a chance with your hair color. The cut is not as big a deal. The color? Oh, you're right! Quick! Now find someone who has a great color and ask them who does their hair!

Nickie said...

alli - that's a great idea. I went ahead and made an appt at a nearby salon that charges about the same and figured I'd give it a shot. They've gotten pretty good reviews and I know at least one friend who goes there. We'll see. It just won't be the same.

Sarah said...

Are you the same nickiea from the Fertility Friend July group? I just googled nickiea to find you. This is Sillz and the mods at FF have put me on read only access for "soliciting" and "recruiting" because I have setup www.july07moms.com to try to keep our group of ladies together once we're booted out to make space for the new July mommies. We're slowly spreading the word, but it is hard because the mods are reading our PMs and deleting them if they contain anything about the new site. So if you're interested in joining us, feel free to register on the new site. :)