I'd say go for it. I recently cut some flat-iron damage off myself, and I'm so glad i did. If you have some good mirrors so you can really see yourself from all sides, that'll help with the process. There are also quite a few YouTube videos on how to cut your own hair, and how to cut curls specifically.
Medium/coarse, low porosity, dense, mix of 3s
CG (again) since Nov. 2012

Cleanse: SM Moisture Retention, Elucence MBC, KC Come Clean
Condish: Giovanni DL, Cure Care, Ion Treatment, GVP Balm, AOHR
Stylers: KCCC, SM Souffle, AOMM, SS CEJ, JCRR, JCCC

Trying out steaming!