Monday, June 15, 2009

Streamlining for workouts.


I was at my stylist's last Friday waiting for my appointment and saw this picture in people magazine.

I don't really know who she is, and just in case you do, I don't care who she is. I don't watch anything these days but Netflix movies and comedy central. I DO like that haircut, though, so I asked my stylist if I could wear something like that, and he was all OMG, you could TOTALLY wear that! And I could do it!

I told him that I tried a cute cut last year, but it just never stood up to my lifestyle. It looked fine as lone as I sat still and stayed out of the wind. I told him that and and he flipped a towel at me. That's because you didn't have ME for your stylist.
It was the day before the annual Pride parade, and he was all full of pride, a day early, and I told him so. But, I believed him, and I even let him take me darker, which he swore would make me look younger. I'm not convinced. I've been a bottle blonde too long, I guess. But I do like the cut.
It's passed several important tests, in which it still looked decent after the following:

1) The, I-just-ran-a-mountain-trail-marathon-wearing-a-visor-sweating-profusely test (Saturday afternoon).

2) The bicycle-helmet-for-30-miles test (Sunday morning).

3) The, I-ran-a-marathon-and-my-bike-30-miles-the-next-day-and-so-badly-sunburned-I-still-haven't-taken-a-shower (Phewwww, Sunday night) test.

Fabulous.

Meanwhile, the BRA arrived, shipped to me from Moving Comfort to review. I wore it to the trail marathon on Saturday. It passed a couple of very important tests:

1) I forgot I was wearing it.

2) It held the girls in place without being too restrictive.

3) I didn't wear any body glide, and even when I wore it alone as a top I had no chaffing

4) I was able to drop a handful of ice in my cleavage, and it stayed (meaning that there was good, "separation" which is a bra-specific term, guys.

The final test for the bra will be IM 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake. Then I'll write my review.

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8 comments:

  1. w00t! On both counts! (I have never had a cut that would truly survive extended time in a helmet.)

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  2. Good thing you couldn't see the back of the cut on the magazine cover! Trust us on that one. I like the cut and color on you.

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  3. Cute hair. And thanks for the tip on the bra. I need one with good support, so I will look into that one. Thanks.

    Melissa

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  4. great haircut...your stylist doesn't visit Melbourne does he?

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  5. Moving Comfort sports bras ROCK! But I'll let you be the judge. My favorite (the only one I buy) is the Maia.

    Can't wait to read your review on this one.

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  6. The power of a good haircut cannot be overestimated, in so many ways....and to find one that can stand up to an actual athlete's life - you GO! :) It looks great! I'm about to hack it off yet shorter, I think. I have different problems with bras and am still on that quest. Thanks for the tip on the ice, I may need it for a hot race this weekend.

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  7. Somehow my mind's ear invented a stereotypical lisp for the words of your stylist.

    BSLT is a final test for a lot of things--me included. I don't know why I keep going back, but I do.

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