I lost three kilos today

Otherwise known as having a haircut. My head, which used to look like a beachball, is now only the size of a tennis ball by comparison. You could have stuffed a serious cushion with the hair that was left behind on the hairdresser’s floor. My hair is ultra short again and I feel so much lighter.

Drama Duck says I look just like her father now. Scary thought. They say that married couples start to resemble each other after a while. (Or is it that people start to look like their dogs? I can never remember.)

Worse still, it’s not just a physical resemblance. I’m even starting to think like him. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

I walked past his car in the carpark on the way to the hairdresser’s. I was seized with the urge to move it – just by a couple of spots. He might not even notice, or he might come back to the car and go “what the??”. I don’t usually think like that, but it’s the kind of thing that occurs to him all the time. I was strong, however, and squashed the evil impulse.

Ten minutes later I’m sitting in the hairdresser’s and he wanders in with a silly grin on his face.

“I thought I’d better tell you in case you panicked,” he says. “I moved your car.”

I tell you, it’s a match made in heaven.

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4 Responses to I lost three kilos today

  1. Jacqui says:

    That is awesome about moving the cars. Thor and I do that to each other all the time.

    And I LOVE the feeling of chopping off a lot of hair.

  2. Marina says:

    Nice to know we’re not the only ones who do these strange things, Jacqui!

  3. Pandababy says:

    I hope my husband doesn’t read your blog. He loves to tease me, and he doesn’t need any new ideas. I have enough trouble finding my car when it is in the same place that I parked it!

  4. Marina says:

    They all seem to have an inexhaustable supply of ideas when it comes to harrassing their wives, don’t they! It must come with the testosterone or something.