i'm not familiar with the products you use, can you list the ingredients? they may not be cg.
you might want to try a protein treatment.
there is a 'transitioning' thread on nc, you might look for a 'buddy' there to transition with.
and, of course, you will eventually have to cut off the damaged hair. but you have a great start, should have a few inches by now. good luck!
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: [I] curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj aloe fix gel, cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab.
sealants - jane carter nourish & shine