I'm having some sort of awakening lol... realized over the past week that instead of wanting to palm roll I'm staring at my dreads wanting to see more loops, bumps, zig zags, and it makes me laugh because I was the person having all this anxiety at the beginning, asking things like "They won't get REALLY loopy will they? They will go down over time, won't they?" and now I can't understand at all what I was worried about. I want them to look crazy. I CRAVE them looking crazy. And every time I see a new loop or bump that wasn't there before I'm like YAYYYYY! It's the oddest thing, I remember before starting my journey I would look at pics of people showing off their craziest dreads and think "uh oh, I hope mine don't do that" or "why do they like them that way?" and now I LOVE IT. I think it's so insanely beautiful and I can't WAIT for mine to shrink up and get more wild.
I'm only 5 weeks in and this journey is already changing me. I knew it would, but to really see such a profound change in myself in such a short time has really inspired me. I can't even relate to the person I was pre-dreads now... and this feeling of loving the process has made even more sure that dreadlocks are the path for me. I've never been so excited about my hair lol!
I'm sure a lot of you guys have had "this moment" but I still thought I'd share.
updated by @circle-dancer: 02/14/15 02:27:56AM