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To Hell with Going Gray Gracefully Story

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Since I’m a little (!!) obsessed with the topic of gray hair, I spend a lot of time online looking at pictures of gray hair and reading about gray hair.

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I admire graceful women and I think it would be SO freaking neat to be one! Oh, to glide across a room with grace & elegance!

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So what bugs me about the phrase?  Is there anything wrong with being graceful? Of course not!

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But “going gray gracefully” as a concept still irks the crap out of me.

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The Gray Hair Transition Is a Surprisingly Introspective Time

The gray hair transition has brought up a LOT of feelings for me.  It’s a deeply personal experience. So telling me how to do it “gracefully” seems like butting in!

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Going gray has made me think about things like my mortality.

The gray hair transition has made me think about women, culture, and society.

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 It makes me think about my Dad He was technically my stepfather, but that’s such an inadequate word for what he was to me: my one and only beloved Daddy.

WHAT SHADE OF EYEBROW LOOKS BEST ON YOU?

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The gray hair transition also makes you think about identity.

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