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Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   10-29-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By koru
Today we launched our ownership drive!! After a...

Today we launched our ownership drive!! After a year and a half of solid work, we're crazy excited to start selling ownership shares. Please spread the word & become a member-owner if you live in...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   09-29-2013, 05:19 AM
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Posted By koru
I obviously haven't been on MDC in a while....

I obviously haven't been on MDC in a while. Oops! I hope some of you were able to make it out to our 1st Annual Harvest Fest last weekend. Great time!
 
Coming up we have a Food for Thought film...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   06-03-2013, 03:44 PM
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Posted By koru
We're gaining momentum & have lots of fun coming...

We're gaining momentum & have lots of fun coming up so join us! Our first yard sale was a great success, we have monthly fundraising workshops and coming soon is a film & discussion series as well...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-03-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,922
Posted By koru
Even though my dreaded journey is over (one...

Even though my dreaded journey is over (one lovely still remains!), I'm so excited that my daughter's friend is now wanting them!! She lives across the street, has approval from her parents & I'll...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-09-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,922
Posted By koru
Well friends, the journey is over. I've had the...

Well friends, the journey is over. I've had the flu for 5 days & spent many hours sitting on the couch, unknotting my dreads. It was the most tedious thing I've ever done in life & can't believe I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-03-2013, 02:57 PM
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Posted By koru
I've combed out 5 dreads at the base of my neck...

I've combed out 5 dreads at the base of my neck & WOW, what a process. My hand hurts. I'd say it takes 30+ minutes per dread....and I have about 75. Do the math. If I decide to keep going, I need to...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-03-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,922
Posted By koru
Ok mamas, I'm losing steam. My dready adventure...

Ok mamas, I'm losing steam. My dready adventure has only been a year but it may be coming to an end. Boo. Actually, though, I'm happy with the decision & am looking forward to massaging my scalp...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-03-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 119
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Posted By koru
Oh nooooooo, Becky!! I honestly have no words. 

Oh nooooooo, Becky!! I honestly have no words. 
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-28-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 119
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Posted By koru
Thanks for the dreadiversary love, friends!   ...

Thanks for the dreadiversary love, friends!
 
Today I did an ACV treatment on my head & it feels much less itchy & dry. I put about a cup of ACV in a squirt bottle & poured it all over my head...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-28-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 119
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Posted By koru
Happy Dreadiversary to me!   Unbelievable...

Happy Dreadiversary to me!
 
Unbelievable that it's been a year already. Maybe I'll do a little crocheting to celebrate. Lol! They are looking shabby lately with lots of loose hairs....probably...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-26-2013, 05:04 PM
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Posted By koru
I've noticed a lot of dry scalp lately, too, and...

I've noticed a lot of dry scalp lately, too, and the cold dry air is definitely contribution! I've been trying to massage my scalp vigorously in the shower & I take flax seed oil/borage oil each...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-25-2013, 04:17 PM
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Posted By koru
Looking good, Becky! 

Looking good, Becky! 
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-15-2013, 07:10 PM
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Posted By koru
Mamabookworm, I have a few dreads that congo'd...

Mamabookworm, I have a few dreads that congo'd at the base but are separate at the ends.....an upside down Y, if you will. Sometimes we miss a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-15-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 119
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Posted By koru
lmnopxz, your hair looks amazing! And happy baby...

lmnopxz, your hair looks amazing! And happy baby growing to you. I love a good belly photo! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
 
Indigo73, please take before & after pics if you...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-10-2013, 03:19 PM
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Views: 3,922
Posted By koru
Happy Dreadiversary, friends!    I adore the...

Happy Dreadiversary, friends! 
 
I adore the pics, too. Keep 'em coming! I posted some about a month ago but maybe I'll take a few more because they've honestly changed a lot in the last month. 
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-07-2013, 04:06 PM
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Posted By koru
I'm thrilled to still be with you mamas! Mine...

I'm thrilled to still be with you mamas! Mine are just shy of a year & I L.O.V.E them. They really took hold about a month ago, shrunk about 3-4" and are lookin' good. I'm looking forward to some...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-18-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
I can't believe they're only 1 1/2 years old!...

I can't believe they're only 1 1/2 years old! I'm approaching a year & feel ages behind that. Yours look so, ummm, tubular. That's the only word I can think of but mine are still so loopy & wild...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-13-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
Thanks, ShadowMoon! And Becky, here ya go again!...

Thanks, ShadowMoon! And Becky, here ya go again! I have confidence you're going to love them this go 'round. 
 
I trimmed my locs last night, asking my girls to even out a few in the back and I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-09-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
Aimee, I so hear ya on the "I still love them...

Aimee, I so hear ya on the "I still love them (except when I don't)." Ha! Good to know that feeling never dies. I suppose that's true with most things in life, right? Nothing will be always...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-06-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
I so respect neglect dreads....but I have to...

I so respect neglect dreads....but I have to admit to myself that I haven't that kind of patience or tolerance! Lovely photos. And the baby pictures are killing me! My baby days are over but I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-27-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
I never crocheted the broken ones back in & all...

I never crocheted the broken ones back in & all is well. My hair is so incredibly thick you can't even tell anything is missing & I'm ok with it. I'm pretty sure they broke off because certain...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-06-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
Interesting, Scruffy. Could be. I've been busy...

Interesting, Scruffy. Could be. I've been busy these past few days & haven't had time to tend to them but I hope to figure something out before they all start dropping off. Eek!
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-05-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
Here's a couple photos....   These are both...

Here's a couple photos....
 
These are both the dreads that fell out, I'd say pencil thin ~
 
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/271669/width/350/height/700/flags/LL...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-05-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
Yes, BROKE OFF! Hmmmm, I wonder if I could...

Yes, BROKE OFF! Hmmmm, I wonder if I could crochet it together. I saved it, along with the other one that broke off today!? Really quite crazy. You can't tell and it's not that upsetting to me but...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-05-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,001
Posted By koru
One of my dreads FELL OUT! After lots of...

One of my dreads FELL OUT! After lots of thought, I have a theory and here's the dealio....
 
A few weeks ago I had them professionally maintained & the guy tightened up the roots. Because of...
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