So, I got the first streak of gray in my hair when I was 20 years old. It could’ve been from running away to Paris when I was 19 and getting mono that turned into pneumonia with pleurisy and a “collapsed lung” on the side. . .
Or it coulda been because I tried ironing it—my hair was always “naturally curly,” and for a time only straight hair was cool~
Or it coulda just been my Irish side’s propensity to go prematurely gray.
In any case by the time I started dyeing it, when I was 38, it was fully…Read more