I'm growing layers out of my hair. Have you ever done that? Gone from having short layered hair to longer non-layered hair? It doesn't sound like a big deal, but 1) it takes an extraordinarily long time, and 2) you spend many months of your life in "that awkward stage."
Bolstered by inspiration from Drama Mama, I've been spending a lot of time every morning trying to look just a tiny bit fabulous, and it was this morning as I looked in the mirror that the realization hit me.
Right now on a GOOD day, I look like Keith Urban:
And on a BAD day, I look like Keith Partridge:
Neither of these realities is particularly self-affirming.