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Forum: Protein-sensitive 03-24-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By RebeccaK
It certainly is! I don't see protein, though...

It certainly is! I don't see protein, though (which doesn't mean I didn't miss it) and felt it was relevant to the comment from the OP looking for protein-free shampoo.
Forum: Protein-sensitive 03-24-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By RebeccaK
The reason the Suave works for me is because I...

The reason the Suave works for me is because I mix in oil before using it - otherwise it would not be moisturizing enough. It's the only product I've found so far that doesn't cause issues (and...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 03-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By RebeccaK
I'm mostly a lurker, but thought I'd comment here...

I'm mostly a lurker, but thought I'd comment here to list the products I've found to work (mostly consistently) with my protein, aloe, and humectant sensitive hair.

I either wash with Dr....
Forum: The CurlyBook Club 01-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,625
Posted By RebeccaK
Currently experiencing the "can't put it down"...

Currently experiencing the "can't put it down" situation with Jacob's Folly by Rebecca Miller. Amazing writing.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-07-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,957
Posted By RebeccaK
Curlypearl beat me to it, but the sentiments are...

Curlypearl beat me to it, but the sentiments are just as strong.

You are going to fly through this, and every step in the process. Whatever happens, you will handle it and you'll move on to the...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-28-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,957
Posted By RebeccaK
I'm a (long time) lurker but had to comment here,...

I'm a (long time) lurker but had to comment here, to tell you how sorry I am to know you're going through this but to commend what truly seems to be a realistic, positive, courageous approach. I...
Forum: Over 40 10-02-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,587
Posted By RebeccaK
I would be curious about the estrogen content, ...

I would be curious about the estrogen content, too. As part of treatment for breast cancer (diagnosed last December), I had an oophorectomy in June. (no chemo or radiation, though, and I have...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-29-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By RebeccaK
I am SO pleased to hear that you have made this...

I am SO pleased to hear that you have made this move!

There's an analogy I often use with teachers, parents, etc. who (often) end up talking about medications for ADD. Taking medications for...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-12-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By RebeccaK
I recognize myself in so much of what you've...

I recognize myself in so much of what you've described. There's always the tendency to want to diagnose depression when the symptoms are so similar.

If this makes any sense, to me it is...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-12-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By RebeccaK
Thanks, curlylaura!! They have beautiful...

Thanks, curlylaura!! They have beautiful arrangements on the website. I sent an email to their customer service to get things rolling... looks like a winner to me.

Thank you for the...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-12-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By RebeccaK
I was diagnosed as an adult, about 5 years ago...

I was diagnosed as an adult, about 5 years ago (I'm 45 now). I found an amazing neuro-psychologist who continues to be an excellent resource for me.

If this is helpful/comforting at all for you,...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-12-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By RebeccaK
Sending flowers overseas?

My sister has been living in England (Surrey, to be specific) for the past year. Her birthday is Sept. 22 and I would love to send her something besides just a card.

She and I aren't as close...
Forum: Over 40 08-05-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,521
Posted By RebeccaK
I love reading these 'going grey' threads (argh,...

I love reading these 'going grey' threads (argh, unavoidable pun). Finding my first grey hairs was exciting to me - like an accomplishment, in a way, to have reached the point in my life when my...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-29-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,642
Posted By RebeccaK
I met someone years ago who was in her 90's. She...

I met someone years ago who was in her 90's. She told me she had the privilege of belonging to the "Century Club". Her explanation was that if you had at least one friend who was in the age range...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 07-15-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By RebeccaK
I second the Monistat anti-chafing gel. I keep...

I second the Monistat anti-chafing gel. I keep an eye on drugstore.com or vitacost.com for good deals and buy a few at a time (using ebates of course!)

It lasts forever and, for me, works great...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-09-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
THANK YOU to everyone who replied! I had such a...

THANK YOU to everyone who replied! I had such a nice time meeting with my friend and her daughter is such a cutie. I will be sending my new young friend a curly hair care package, with travel-sized...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
Thanks for saying this... I definitely am...

Thanks for saying this... I definitely am thinking about this from the perspective of wishing someone could have talked to me when I was her age. I was the same as you - defining and poofiness...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
@raindear -- I have a funny feeling that the...

@raindear -- I have a funny feeling that the whole concept of co washing will be difficult for her family to consider. I remember growing up with her mother and hearing her complain about how oily...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
I had considered the idea of putting products...

I had considered the idea of putting products that come in larger bottles into travel containers... but when I try to look at this from the eyes of a little girl, it occurs to me that getting a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
@blulight - yes, good thinking on the book! ...

@blulight - yes, good thinking on the book! Definitely something I could send to her after she returns home.

What you're saying seems to me to be the most likely situation. Her mother mentioned...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
I love this idea - you perfectly crystallized the...

I love this idea - you perfectly crystallized the basic idea I was going for!

And I love your hair, too, by the way.

I'm going to see if her mom will let me send her emails... my time is...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
Thanks - I definitely have been looking around in...

Thanks - I definitely have been looking around in Curlmart. I really can't tell this young lady's hair type though from her pictures. But I've also learned on my own hair that the products that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By RebeccaK
Help me be a "Curly Hair Fairy"!

I am meeting with a friend for the first time in more than 25 years (we reconnected via facebook). She and her family live in Florida but will be in Chicago next week.

My friend saw a couple of...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-27-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,677
Posted By RebeccaK
@LadyV69, I was in the same position - but found...

@LadyV69, I was in the same position - but found a co-worker (who, ironically, has very similar hair to the main character) who also wanted to see it.

I'm glad I went - although for me, it was in...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-26-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By RebeccaK
I've really been enjoying the Purex Crystals for...

I've really been enjoying the Purex Crystals for the washing machine. (I think it's called a "laundry enhancer" LOL).

My husband uses (over-uses!!!) liquid Downy on his clothes, but I'm not a...
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