Today, I Got My Confidence Back

I ran across a facebook post written by a girl I knew from high school. She’s going to beauty school and learning how to do hair, and she needed to build up her professional portfolio.

We were going to dye my hair purple, but because this whole thing with forensics happened, I figured that going in to take an exam with purple hair wouldn’t make a good first impression, so we decided to go black. I’ve been blonde, I’ve been red, but my hair has never been black so I figured why not. She also did my makeup.


Natural, but not natural. I was so happy I got to help her build her portfolio, but to me it was so much more than that. I can’t post any pictures yet, because I’m doing a reveal because I look kinda different, kinda the same but kind of different.

I used to drink because I had no confidence (there were many reasons why I drank, this was just one of them) and it was the one thing alcohol gave me.

Just by talking to her, interacting with her, and catching up (I haven’t seen her in 5 years) felt really great.

But the best thing about today was she helped me obtain that confidence I never had. That confidence that I obtained while drinking. I didn’t have to impair myself to feel good about myself.

In high school, I thought she was kind of mean. I thought she didn’t like me. I pre-judged her before I even got to know her and I feel TERRIBLE about that. Turns out, we have a lot more in common than I ever thought.

She is so sweet and I’m happy I came across her facebook when she asked if people needed their hair done and I’m so happy I reached out. Today was a really significant day because I truly do love myself. For the first time in years, I really do love myself. It wouldn’t of happened without her.

I get that you can choose to be confident, but sometimes, people can walk in and give you that boost you need. She was that person.

If you are in the metro Detroit area, and need your hair done. Shoot me an email. You can find it in the contact information and I can direct you to her. Pictures will be posted at some point tomorrow.

Photo by Ryan Moreno on Unsplash


20 thoughts on “Today, I Got My Confidence Back”

  1. I find this blog entry interesting. Since I’ve known you I always thought you were/are extremely beautiful and confident, and it had nothing to do with your hair. From your adorable smile to your gorgeous unique eye color, everything about you is beautiful. You seem pretty smart and very self aware, you have been nothing but kind, respectful and nice. So I’m actually surprised by this post. You have/are everything a confident person would want and be. I’m extremely glad you have your confidence back, people like you deserve that good confidence feeling and I hope you don’t lose it again because you’re extremely beautiful inside and out!! Have a blessed day ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. Yes, I know you outside of the blog. There’s a couple reasons I don’t want to say who I am though lol. We haven’t known each other long, I would’ve been said that stuff in person but yeahhh I’m not as confident as you lol. Also I don’t want things to be awkward, if I told you that stuff in person everything I said after it might seem like I’m hitting on you/flirting and I don’t want things to be like that. Atm all of our conversations have been friendly and innocent, and its nice being able to talk to the opposite sex without them thinking you’re flirting… Lol don’t get me wrong, I find you very attractive mentally and visually, but not looking for anything ๐Ÿ™‚

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      2. Lol itโ€™s only awkward if you think itโ€™s awkward! But thank you so much. I donโ€™t think you were/are flirting lol I get it. Thank you for your support. I understand wanting to remain anonymous. Iโ€™m not looking for anything either so itโ€™s all good ๐Ÿ™‚


      1. Ikr. Had me a little worried over there. Lol you have no idea the relief when you got up and was smiling.

        I went to go check on you outside and see about taco bell but they stopped me and started that childish stuff chris was doing that one day lol.

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      2. Well I’m going now, just wanted to make sure you’re ok. Glad you are!! Ttyl, enjoy your week, cya Monday ๐Ÿ™‚

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      3. No no no, lol the taco bell was my treat. Every time I bring up food it’ll always be on me, you just always say no thank you. Lol I’d never ask you to pay for anything. I darn near be breaking my neck to stop you from
        carrying any type of box or anything with some weight. I’m an old school type of guy. So yeahh, taco bell was all on me. chicken quesadilla, nachos, etc all on my tab lol ^.^


      4. Lol I mean thank you! I just don’t like imposing on people like that. If you want, shoot me an email from the contact part of my blog and I can give you my number so we can carry this conversation on over something other than a public comment thread? Lol. Not to be weird


      5. Also I sent an email to the walkingchrist yahoo(the email attached to your blog) email a few weeks ago. It was nothing major, just a comment about your hair after I saw it. lol I didn’t know how else tell you and would’ve forgot to tell you by the next time I saw you. Sorry if that was too much ๐Ÿ™‚


      6. Odd. Its been years since I’ve gotten super happy over getting a number, but here I am smiling my cheeks off ^.^ lol. I emailed you ๐Ÿ™‚


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