Day 220, Reason 220: Today I am grateful for some sea air, a gentle stroll along the promenade and a bench in the shade with a beautiful view.
I’m still not feeling too great physically at the moment. I’ve had a thumping headache since Friday and this morning I was dismayed to realise just how drastically my hair has thinned over the past few weeks. Every time I wash, brush, dry, touch, tie up, untie my hair, it falls out.
Strangely, the same thing happened last summer and I was so happy that at the start of this year my hair was beginning to grow back again and look a little thicker. But then suddenly, around the time this current health setback began, my hair started falling out excessively once again and now is thinner than ever. 😦
I’m not going to lie – it really upset me, but I refuse to let myself dwell on it. It’s only hair after all and it will grow back one day!
Instead, I decided to be proactive, so I enlisted my Mum and her hairdresser skills to hack off about 5cm from my long (now very straggly) hair and I’m going to have some blood tests later this week to try to figure out what is going on. I’ve also made a promise to myself that I’m not going to think about it until I get the results back, as…well… there’s no point and I’ve given up the habit of worrying!
So, in a bid to cheer me up, my Mum took me down to the sea front this afternoon. We wandered along the promenade for a few minutes until we found a bench in the cool of the shade where we could sit down, take in the views and I could merrily play around with my new camera, whilst a dear old lady was loudly singing some of our local folk songs! 🙂 I’m feeling much happier and more positive about everything now! Thanks Mum!
Oh and I have some apologising to do! For those of you who receive my blog posts by email, today I accidentally reblogged a post by scrolling through my WordPress feed on my iPhone and touching the screen by mistake! Ooops! Sorry!!
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