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Old 01-04-2012, 12:13 PM   #41
 
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You are so wrong for digging that thread up....lol.
For real though, 'cause if someone tries to revive it in its original form I will blame you!
I almost bumped it, lol.
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You are so wrong for digging that thread up....lol.
For real though, 'cause if someone tries to revive it in its original form I will blame you!
I almost bumped it, lol.
Good for you that you didn't, 'cause I have an old pot of turkey spaghetti in my fridge that I was going to stalk you and dump on your doorstep lol. Wasn't there talk of cookies too?
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Old 01-04-2012, 12:32 PM   #43
 
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For real though, 'cause if someone tries to revive it in its original form I will blame you!
I almost bumped it, lol.
Good for you that you didn't, 'cause I have an old pot of turkey spaghetti in my fridge that I was going to stalk you and dump on your doorstep lol. Wasn't there talk of cookies too?
Eww! I can't stand (ground) turkey. It tastes like metal and it's too salty. I especially hate it on sloppy joes.
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Old 01-04-2012, 12:42 PM   #44
 
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ur hair in that picture looks just like mine. i dont think ur hair will ever drop. i dont have a twa anymore and my hair still doesnt drop.

i think you should stop pretending like you have curly hair. we dont all have it.
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ur hair in that picture looks just like mine. i dont think ur hair will ever drop. i dont have a twa anymore and my hair still doesnt drop.

i think you should stop pretending like you have curly hair. we dont all have it.
This is a little bit harsh, but true (and even if it's curly it may not drop), and I am not trying to pile onto the OP, but sometimes (ok often) people get so caught up in looking for curls, when I thought the original idea was to just wear one's natural hair, without chemical relaxers. Or maybe it's just me. I know it's more complicated than this, but I think a lot of sites/product lines are to blame with marketing things that are geard for natural hair to curly hair, like all natural hair curls and pudding will make that happen. It creates false expectations.

Or maybe folk go natural looking for curly with healthy completely not on the list of considerations, which leads to disappointment.

I had hoped that would come out sounding more profound, but alas, not so much, but I know some of y'all get what I mean. It makes me feel some kind of way. I know we all go natural for so many reasons, but in my Pollyanna mind, most of us do it so as not to be peeling off scalp burns from relaxers and to claim their independence of forced beauty ideals.

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ur hair in that picture looks just like mine. i dont think ur hair will ever drop. i dont have a twa anymore and my hair still doesnt drop.

i think you should stop pretending like you have curly hair. we dont all have it.
This is a little bit harsh, but true (and even if it's curly it may not drop), and I am not trying to pile onto the OP, but sometimes (ok often) people get so caught up in looking for curls, when I thought the original idea was to just wear one's natural hair, without chemical relaxers. Or maybe it's just me. I know it's more complicated than this, but I think a lot of sites/product lines are to blame with marketing things that are geard for natural hair to curly hair, like all natural hair curls and pudding will make that happen. It creates false expectations.

Or maybe folk go natural looking for curly with healthy completely not on the list of considerations, which leads to disappointment.

I had hoped that would come out sounding more profound, but alas, not so much, but I know some of y'all get what I mean. It makes me feel some kind of way. I know we all go natural for so many reasons, but in my Pollyanna mind, most of us do it so as not to be peeling off scalp burns from relaxers and to claim their independence of forced beauty ideals.

@beadybeads...glad to see you still here. I know your introduction was rough.
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Where's OP? I'm wondering if she likes Chipotle or turkey sausage spaghetti better...

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ur hair in that picture looks just like mine. i dont think ur hair will ever drop. i dont have a twa anymore and my hair still doesnt drop.

i think you should stop pretending like you have curly hair. we dont all have it.
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i think you should stop pretending like you have curly hair. we dont all have it.
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Have any of you ever tried the recipes on from skinnytaste.com? My resolution is to cook more and some of these recipes look yummy. I just don't know about a cabbage casserole. Sounds too healthy to be good.
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I think I found a vegan mac and cheese I like. It was nomilicious!! True life pic:




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Have any of you ever tried the recipes on from skinnytaste.com? My resolution is to cook more and some of these recipes look yummy. I just don't know about a cabbage casserole. Sounds too healthy to be good.
I am over here rolling...

but yes, I have done some of the recipes from skinnytaste. Honestly, it's hit or miss for me. I mean it's lowfat so some of the flavors are not there. The blogger does her best to make-up for the loss, but eh.
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http://chefchloe.com/entrees/vegan-mac-n-cheese.html
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What's wrong with "jheri curl looking" hair? Some of us do have hair like that. eta: Not everyone gets to have 4-range curls.
Cuz I'm looking at mine right now....it sho does look jheri-curlish....I got that SOUL-GLO! But I am a 4-ranger....the longer it gets, the more I look like I got a jheri curl. Of course there are apparently differing ideas of what a "jheri-curl" looked like. lol there were size 3 jheri curls and size 4 jheri curls back in the day too. My hair even slicks back and waves like I'm laying down the sides of a jheri curl........smh
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That's look good but right now I've got me plate of red beans and rice with a slice of french bread. This is some slap yo mama good eating richere LIke Barry said "I can make yo toenails curl"
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i think you should stop pretending like you have curly hair. we dont all have it.
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What's wrong with "jheri curl looking" hair? Some of us do have hair like that. eta: Not everyone gets to have 4-range curls.
I dont think anyone is saying anything is wrong with jheri curl looking hair , i think the person who posted the picture stated that the only hair at the TWA stage that hangs looks like jheri curls or has a jheri curl
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What's wrong with "jheri curl looking" hair? Some of us do have hair like that. eta: Not everyone gets to have 4-range curls.
I don't get the bolded. Not everyone gets to have 2 range or 3 range curls either. We should all be happy with whatever range we have. I think that was the point of the original responses. I can't speak to the point of the later responses though

And like someone upthread mentioned...anyone can have curls that look jherri'd. I've seen some juicy looking ringlets and I've seen some juicy kinks. Or do you think of something else (other than juicy) when you hear jherri?
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