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TashTash
@tashtash
06/23/19 05:23:14PM
69 posts

Natural dreadlocks, from day 0


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@peaceful-passer - Hi 😊 That’s a wonderful thing to do with your family, when I have kids I’d like to do the same. I want to invest in one of those grabber sticks so I can get to the things in the bushes without getting my hair all stuck 😂
TashTash
@tashtash
06/23/19 05:00:18PM
69 posts

Natural dreadlocks, from day 0


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Hi all 👋🏻 Hope everyone is good, I have loads of daily photos to upload at some point (think I’ll dig out my laptop to do it on though!) I’m now at around 7 1/2 months, and things are getting a lot more knotty! I have one congo (not huge thankfully!) because I neglected to separate for a while, but I actually really like it! My sections like to spiral around each other and these two just fused in the middle, but like I said, the root section is not huge so I’m not too worried about it. I have quite a few bumps and loops popping up, loads of loose hair still, and very little change at the front of my head, but I know that’s the last to lock up anyway. It’s grown approximately 6 inches and has filled out a lot which I think is the trapped natural shed hair making everything more mane-like! I tried a few loose cross-cross hair wraps on the dreads that like to suck all surrounding hair in because I was worried they were going to become massive sections, and I liked the wraps, it kept everything somewhat separated when things got mad busy for me. I’m still having to wear my hair up a lot for work, for safety unfortunately so there’s no real getting around that, but I’m letting it all loose as soon as possible to give it as much ‘down-time’ as I can.

As for other updates, Billy the orphaned kitten (now around 9 months old) had a run in with either another cat, a bird, or possibly a twig, but whatever it was damaged his eye quite badly and it had to be removed 😢 so he’s now affectionately known as ‘One-eyed Will’ not that I think he even notices that he only has one eye now, it hasn’t really changed him at all!

I’m still practicing a mostly vegetarian diet (still eating fish and seafood around twice a week) and I’m working on cutting it out completely. I’m also looking at cutting down on rubbish (any tips are welcome and fully encouraged!) I’m trying and mostly failing to grow my own fruits and vegetables, I have limited space and no green thumb! So far the only promising plant I have is six pea sprouts, but that’s six more than I’ve ever had before, so it’s a win? 🤷🏻‍♀️ And I’m trying to make ‘Rubbish Walks’ an at least monthly thing in my local woods (picking up litter while walking, and disposing of it properly, recycling what I can) it’s actually quite fun! And I was on a short girls holiday recently, near the Welsh coast, where we found a stall that did ‘Rubbish Beach Walks’ and work to keep the oceans rubbish free, they made things out of the rubbish they collected and I brought a lovely bowl made out of discarded rope! My next green project (when I have the funds) is a composting dog waste bin, because our current solution to our GSD Luther’s ‘leavings’ is unfortunately the general waste bin (we’ve tried flushing it and it clogs the toilet, yes they are that big 🤮) and no, he will absolutely not ‘go’ during a walk, nowhere but our small garden! We took him camping with us for a week and he was distraught, he held it for two days and would then only do it right outside the tent! 🤦🏻‍♀️

Anyway, I’m rambling a bit now, oh! I’m also weight training again when I have the time, me and a friend are entering a competition in September I think, so that’s exciting! Ok, I’m done now, hope you’re all awesome, tell me what’s going on with you 😊
TashTash
@tashtash
04/14/19 02:45:57AM
69 posts

Amor y paz, friends!


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Hi 😊 I’m dreading natural too and I don’t think the messiness is really that noticeable. I have a frizzy aura some days but mostly it kinda just looks like I have curly hair, especially if I wear it up. I’ve been taking a photo every day and posting them up on my page if you want to see a daily progress sort of thing, I’m almost at 6 months. Your hair is quite short at the moment to really see much happening for a bit, but I’ve read that curly hair does dread quicker so once you get a bit more length I think it’ll dread really nicely 😊
TashTash
@tashtash
04/09/19 05:35:26PM
69 posts

Natural dreadlocks, from day 0


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@lopenator - I managed to get a larger spiral piece of swarf lodged in my nostril before, gets everywhere 😂
TashTash
@tashtash
04/09/19 11:25:15AM
69 posts

Natural dreadlocks, from day 0


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Hi @soaring-eagle, I would I honestly have no problem with the messiness of it, it’s the work I’ve been doing the last few weeks, lots of drilling and I don’t want to be getting metal swarf stuck in my hair 😩 or getting it stuck in the drill! And I’ve been on a few sites where I have to have it up and under a hard hat, so I let it down as soon as I get in my car 😂
TashTash
@tashtash
04/09/19 03:54:30AM
69 posts

Natural dreadlocks, from day 0


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Hi everyone! Haven’t posted on this thread for a while but I’ve been a bit ill 🤒 I’ve updated my photo album with about 20days worth of pictures and I have a bit of progress 😊 I have one single section that is actually visibly knotty and feels amazing! It’s at my crown and though I have knitting going on elsewhere, it’s the only one that looks somewhat like a dread to me 😂 unfortunately I’ve had to wear my hair up a lot recently and I know it’s slowing progress so I’m going to try and crochet a headband or something, or maybe another hat because I can’t seem to find the first one I made 🤷🏻‍♀️ Hope everyone is good 😊
TashTash
@tashtash
04/04/19 01:09:40PM
69 posts

What do your family think of your dreads?


Life Issues Facing Dreads

I’m sorry you’ve had negative responses, it’s a lot easier to ignore a strangers opinion than that of your family. My family don’t really care to be honest, my Mam seemed a little unsure at first but once I answered her questions she was more accepting. I imagine it might be a little different if I still lived at home because she’d see the day to day messiness and might have more to say about it. As far as advice, I can only really echo what’s already been said, you can’t let anyone’s negative opinion get to you, just remember that it’s you that wants to do this and it’s your hair. The short term bad feelings won’t come close to outweighing the longer term good feelings that you get from doing things your own way, no matter what that is. And they’re your family, they’ll come to accept it in time because they love you, it’s just a new thing at the moment, something else will come along and they’ll forget all about how they feel about your hair 😊
TashTash
@tashtash
04/04/19 12:54:17PM
69 posts

No idea what to do


General Questions

If you mean it kinda bumps up like if you flipped your hair over a different way that it’s not used to lying then I have a few of those at the crown of my head. Remember that now your hair is dreading, all those knots are going to make some strands of hair shorter as they’re all looping about, that’s going to make a dread look a little crazy and bumpy til the other hairs catch up. It’s normal and it’s a good sign! If you used a starter method, remember to not do it again because you’ll just be undoing progress, unknotting, loosening and tightening is all part of that process, so if you backcomb or twist and rip or whatever again, you’re just making a temporary fix and it’ll loosen again because that’s what it needs to do. Just give it a little time, it’ll sort it’s self out 😊
TashTash
@tashtash
03/28/19 02:17:23AM
69 posts

Started out with 50 TnR dreads...most of them have fallen out


Dreading Methods

@brosefstalin -I’m at 5 1/2 ish months with free form dreads (no t&r experience) your hair will find its way. I have many many sections some tiny, some what I would consider a normal size, lots of loose hair still! Some of my bigger sections have started to more noticeably knot up and I’m getting the beginnings of lumps and bumps (so exciting!) and quite a lot of my tiny tiny sections have spiralled around each other and have started to knot up a little too 😊 that’s my dreading experience, like I said I have no experience with t&r, but I can tell you that your hair will surprise you, you just have to give it time. Try to embrace the mess, it’s a huge part of the journey and is very necessary in the process, it will all be worth it. Just keep on top of separating and keep them nice and clean, they’ll do the rest all on their own.
TashTash
@tashtash
03/20/19 04:57:58PM
69 posts

13 Years ~ Livity and Overstanding


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Amazing hair! Definitely inspired 😊 thanks for sharing this.
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