I can't braid. And I've been natural for over 4 years. Twists and twist outs are my go to style (much easier!). I've gotten better as the years went on, now I can do other people's hair no problem, but it definitely take practice. Lots of it.
Last relaxer: August 2008
Big Chop: December 2008/January 2009
Blog: Alice in Nappyland