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Forum: Over 40 11-29-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,315
Posted By Maudie
I had PF about 12 years ago. I started wearing...

I had PF about 12 years ago. I started wearing orthotics in athletic shoes and Birkenstocks (well, knock off's). I did go to the dr. and he wrapped my feet, but I think the turning point came when...
Forum: Over 40 11-25-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,522
Posted By Maudie
A few weeks ago we stopped at an estate sale. ...

A few weeks ago we stopped at an estate sale. The real estate lady who was running the sale said to me, "Thank you for being over thirty-five and having long hair."

She was probably in her...
Forum: Over 40 11-25-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,651
Posted By Maudie
I went out in rollers a time or two when I was a...

I went out in rollers a time or two when I was a teen. You covered them up with some kind of scarf. I also scotch taped (or used that pink tape) on my bangs to get them to lie down straight. And...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-12-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By Maudie
My second day hair wasn't looking very good. I...

My second day hair wasn't looking very good. I usually sprayed it with a gel/water mix, but it looked stringy. Then I saw this thread...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-06-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By Maudie
The same thing happens to me, but my question is...

The same thing happens to me, but my question is how do I sort of "set" those second day curls? It's been pretty humid and if I just let the second day hair go with the day before's product, I might...
Forum: Over 40 07-16-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Maudie
I am not around much so I am just now seeing this...

I am not around much so I am just now seeing this post. I think you might want to see your dr. as frequent urination could be a symptom of something more serious. I don't mean to alarm you, but...
Forum: Over 40 06-26-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Maudie
Jeep, thank you so much for your response and I...

Jeep, thank you so much for your response and I apologize for not getting back sooner.

I found a turban microfiber towel. I take it you don't twist your hair in it? I used to plop in a t-shirt,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-30-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Maudie
I'm referring to the gels. Also, as far as I can...

I'm referring to the gels. Also, as far as I can tell, my hair is highly porous and course. It's colored, but I think it has good elasticity. And it sheds like crazy.
Forum: Over 40 05-30-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Maudie
Blah Hair

I posted this in the General section, but I wanted some input from you gals:

I am having some hair trouble. I used Aussie Sydney Smooth for ages and then it quit working. So I tried HE Totally...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-30-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Maudie
Yes, I've been CG for about 6 years.

Yes, I've been CG for about 6 years.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-29-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Maudie
My Hair Went Blah on Me

I am having some hair trouble. I used Aussie Sydney Smooth for ages and then it quit working. So I tried HE Totally Twisted and was having good results. Lately, with all of our humidity, my hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-29-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,203
Posted By Maudie
Blow Dryer and Diffuser

I haven't had or used a blow dryer in a very long time. And I had only used a sock diffuser.

I bought a blow dryer last night and used it with the finger diffuser. My hair looked really bad...
Forum: Over 40 04-04-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,222
Posted By Maudie
Best OTC Dry Eye Drops

I have dry eye syndrome, apparently. The doctor recommended Blink which is ok, but not great. Any recommendations for OTC drops?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-11-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Maudie
I didn't see the article, Gretchen.

I didn't see the article, Gretchen.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-11-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,858
Posted By Maudie
I had bangs all my life because of my high...

I had bangs all my life because of my high forehead. When I went CG, I started growing them out. They are just too much of a hassle. I can't worry anymore with straightening them or keeping them...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-10-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Maudie
Hair Change

All fall and winter I had great results with every other day CO washing and Aussie Sydney Smooth gel.

For some reason I now have wild, undefined waves and my hair isn't looking so great.
...
Forum: Over 40 03-04-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,779
Posted By Maudie
I've worn progressives for a loooong time. I...

I've worn progressives for a loooong time. I like them and they work out. At first, going down stairs and escalators is a bit iffy, but you get used to them. For computer work you have to tilt...
Forum: Over 40 12-24-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Maudie
Comfortable Shoes

I do some walking at work and wearing Crocs or Croc type shoes was fine until about a month ago. Now my knees are really giving me trouble. Can anyone recommend some comfortable casual type shoes...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 10-18-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By Maudie
First day hair with VO5 is great; second day hair...

First day hair with VO5 is great; second day hair not so much. I will look into the Tresemme and the Biolage. Thanks so much.
Forum: Over 40 10-17-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,522
Posted By Maudie
There are definite dress codes where I work i.e....

There are definite dress codes where I work i.e. no visible tattoos, one small earring in each ear, modest attire, etc. (For the most part, though, they are unenforced.)

I always wear my hair...
Forum: Over 40 10-17-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,522
Posted By Maudie
I'm pretty close to Banjo's age and my hair is...

I'm pretty close to Banjo's age and my hair is mid back. It's bugging me right now because I colored it and it's too dark. (Left the color on too long and used two boxes.) And it's kind of dry. ...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 10-17-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By Maudie
Garnier Triple Nutrition (Again)

I know there are several threads about this conditioner, but they seem old so here I am. I read some of the reviews here and tried this (twice). My hair has been so dry so I thought this might be the...
Forum: The CurlyBook Club 09-22-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By Maudie
I completely agree. I really enjoyed these.

I completely agree. I really enjoyed these.
Forum: The CurlyBook Club 09-22-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,236
Posted By Maudie
I use a 3 x 5 card.

I use a 3 x 5 card.
Forum: The CurlyBook Club 09-22-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,049
Posted By Maudie
I Can Hear the Cowbells Ring by Lionel Garcia. ...

I Can Hear the Cowbells Ring by Lionel Garcia. It's more of a memoir about growing up in a poor Mexican American family in rural Texas after WWII.
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