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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Locked and Roaring Proud!

Hello! I'm Kimberly and my sisterlock birthday was January 15-17, 2010.  Sisterlocks were my blessing when I came to the crossroads of wanting to be natural, wanting to be locked, but also wanting to be active (running).  I've been running for over a decade so any hairstyle I chose whould have to accommodate that. 

I have been natural since February 28, 2007. One day I got up and had my then-boyfriend/barber shave my short, relaxed cut right off - no transition necessary!  From then until January 2009, I kept my hair shaved low.  In 2009, I grew my hair into a 'fro.  October 2009 was when I decided to try to start locks by coils.  It wasn't practical for my active lifestyle, and lack of time.  So in November, I uncoiled my hair and scheduled my sisterlock installation with the excellent Danielle.

Please follow my little journey at - and there are bits about skin health, getting a doctorate, career, and my life. I'd just adore some followers and please take a look at those that I follow - they were incredibly inspirational for me.

Be well, be blessed!


  1. Corri Bischer/ Altadena CAWednesday, March 24, 2010 7:08:00 AM

    Just want to say congratulations on the Doctorate program. I am excited for you. I am up at midnight working on my first degree so I know you have put in a lot of work. It is great that you can and are showing the young women in your life that being intelligent is cool and living the life you choose was really your choice. It is hard to run marathons with friends when you have kids at home, one income and barely making it, so you have got to be doing something right. My hats off to you and good luck in all the races to come, and locks to grow.

  2. Hello Kimberly, you are such an inspiration for other young woman..God bless you...I wanted to leave you a message on your blogspot site, but it wouldn't allow me to make a comment...
    Enjoy your natural journey!!! I'll be stopping back by to say Hi!!!