Author Archives: Connie Race

About Connie Race

Living in the Pacific Northwest, emptying the nest, single, overweight, allowing myself to be naturally gray (no more dye jobs), and working on a career change. Obviously, this calls for a new blog in which I reinvent myself at 49. (Except now I'm 51, yikes)

As promised, a selfie

This is the after picture from my most recent haircut. I went quite a bit shorter, and I now anticipate my hair being 100% dye free at my next cut on October 28. I took some minor crap on Facebook … Continue reading

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Ten Weeks

That’s how long it’s been since I last dyed my hair. I’m off to the salon shortly to get some more of the dyed portion cut off (it’s been 4 weeks since I made the decision not to dye any … Continue reading

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Color my world

No, not the Chicago song, although I do love it (because I am of an age where it’s a classic to me). This post is about changing my wardrobe to match the new hair. I have found this can be … Continue reading

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I hate job hunting

That’s really all I have to say today, but I am trying to be in the habit of posting to this blog on a regular basis. I’ve been looking for a new gig since April, but I’m trying to get … Continue reading

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A science experiment

Let me preface this by saying (and this will come as a surprise to no-one who knows me) I am not a patient person. I want what I want when I want it, or sooner, but never later. It’s that … Continue reading

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It’s not just my hair that’s changing

I’m also working on weight loss. Quite frankly, a lot of weight loss. Like so much weight that it’s a little overwhelming. So I’m exercising and working on eating in a more healthy (and less emotional) way. I eat every … Continue reading

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Does the Internet really need another blog like this?

There are lots of transformation blogs out there in internet land, but I haven’t seen one like this before. A blog in which our heroine (me) is transitioning from dyeing her hair to going gray while contemplating how she’s going … Continue reading

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