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Forum: Non-hair discussion 12-22-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,400
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Do you have eczema? I really think you should see...

Do you have eczema? I really think you should see a doctor about this. I had a similar problem a few years ago and regret not seeing a doctor. At the time I didn't have health insurance and also went...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 12-22-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,144
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I say option 1. Now is a bad time to defer loans....

I say option 1. Now is a bad time to defer loans. Did you know that legally, the government can force you to pay for your loans by doing their own form of garnishment on your paychecks? If you can...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 12-22-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,234
Posted By Midwesterncurl
David Wenham! (drool)

David Wenham!

(drool)
Forum: Non-hair discussion 12-22-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I also want to say, just because there were to...

I also want to say, just because there were to bad relationships doesn't mean you're a failure or won't ever meet a nice man and have a healthy relationship.

Here is one thing I have learned as an...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-08-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,174
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I know, right? There are times where I'd think,...

I know, right? There are times where I'd think, why does it bother someone else what MY hair looks like? It's not like I just roll out of bed and call it a day.[/QUOTE]

Exactly, sometimes I would...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 11-08-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Can you elaborate on that? What does this...

Can you elaborate on that? What does this mean...that they act suspicious?[/QUOTE]

I'm sorry I took so long to respond. What I mean by their suspicious behavior is based on the questions they...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 11-01-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 118,907
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Oh I bet it's easier to do that in NYC, but in...

Oh I bet it's easier to do that in NYC, but in the Midwest (where I am from, hence my username), people are expected to be more homogeneous. It sucks because I'd rather just be myself but there are...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 11-01-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I've had a few temp agency interviews as well,...

I've had a few temp agency interviews as well, and they are just as suspicious. It's not as bad, but when I'm able to get an interview through them the manager for the place they're contracting with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-30-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Oh, that's how I answered the post. When things...

Oh, that's how I answered the post. When things affect my hair curl pattern, it's always negative :glasses8: My curl pattern is basically how I determine if my hair is doing well or not.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-30-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,174
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I know, right? There are times where I'd think,...

I know, right? There are times where I'd think, why does it bother someone else what MY hair looks like? It's not like I just roll out of bed and call it a day.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-30-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Landing a paid internship is an obstacle right...

Landing a paid internship is an obstacle right now. I've had a couple of interviews and each time I was questioned endlessly and my motivations for getting into the field. I have unpaid internships...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 10-28-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 118,907
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I've heard that one before! I am sad to say, in...

I've heard that one before! I am sad to say, in the past I used to straighten my hair for interviews for the same reason. When I wore my hair up, regardless of texture, it wasn't a problem. That...
Forum: Hall of Fame discussion 10-28-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,275
Posted By Midwesterncurl
It depends on what group you're talking about,...

It depends on what group you're talking about, and even the kind of curls. I think it's great black women are going natural, as I don't think any ethnicity should have people change their physical...
Forum: Curly Fitness 10-28-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Anyone want their body shape twin?

I was wondering if anyone would be interested in posting their age, body shape, frame, height, current weight, and goal weight to find their "twin"? I think it's helpful when we have a buddy to help...
Forum: Feedback 10-28-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I have the same problem as Geek_Chic, too.

I have the same problem as Geek_Chic, too.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-28-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Midwesterncurl
What is funny is I live in a large metro area....

What is funny is I live in a large metro area. I'm only 10 miles away from the next largest city, but competition is high-- very high. A professional org is a good idea. I have some on linkedin, too....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-28-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,174
Posted By Midwesterncurl
It's really interesting to learn about how...

It's really interesting to learn about how commercialism has affected how women style their hair! Wow.

With curly guys, I've noticed women around my age and a tad younger love their hair. I've...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-28-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Midwesterncurl
This is where the majority of my frustration...

This is where the majority of my frustration stems from-- I HAVE changed my approach. Many, many times.

Over the last 2.5 years, I've had 10 interviews. I've met with 4 recruiters during that...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 79,747
Views: 2,849,704
Posted By Midwesterncurl
All I gotta say is, you get a lot of credit for...

All I gotta say is, you get a lot of credit for sticking it out. I couldn't, even after being in it for years and years. It was also affecting my family life and I didn't want to lose that, so I am...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 79,747
Views: 2,849,704
Posted By Midwesterncurl
How horrible! I couldn't stand it myself whenever...

How horrible! I couldn't stand it myself whenever I'd see people in charge abusing funds and then leaving everyone high and dry.

The field is a very hard one to work in. What I did has a typical...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-27-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Here's what affects my hair positively: 1....

Here's what affects my hair positively:

1. Cold water rinses
2. No-poo wash
3. Conditioner washes
4. Humectants and emollients
5. Low heat diffuser
6. Natural-based hair products
7. The...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 79,747
Views: 2,849,704
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I was also in the public service/health field,...

I was also in the public service/health field, but more so in the human services portion of it. You are right in pointing out that it's not as promoted as it was before-- where I live, they want...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 79,747
Views: 2,849,704
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Ugh, that still sucks! I've been in a high...

Ugh, that still sucks! I've been in a high turnover rate job myself, for years, and I can relate to people being unreliable and disappearing on you. I would think as a dispatcher, they'd want people...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 79,747
Views: 2,849,704
Posted By Midwesterncurl
That sounds like it really sucks, Fifi :( I...

That sounds like it really sucks, Fifi :( I always got mad whenever coworkers would take off and do that kind of crap, leaving me to fend for the rest of the shift. What's the point of coworkers if...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-27-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,174
Posted By Midwesterncurl
He actually didn't know he was a curly until he...

He actually didn't know he was a curly until he was into his early 20's, and he actually liked his hair. Unfortunately, he has to grow it out a bit before the curls start showing through and it...
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