Chloe Morgane - Haircut

Why I Had to Cut my Hair

You’ll see a pretty drastic change in my appearance tomorrow as the update goes live on the site. I had to have a hair cut before leaving for my motorcycle vacation… Why you ask?

In November of 2017, I got a Mirena IUD inserted. That’s an intrauterine contraceptive device (coil) that releases levonorgestrel (synthetic progesterone). 

With it came a long list of side effects, some minors, some crippling and debilitating. My doctor sold me the idea that it would be great for my PMS and that I may not menstruate any more (whoohoo!). She talked about a few of the minor side effects, stating that they were very rare. She also warned me not to Google about the Mirena because… Myths and stuff. For the first time since the advent of the Internet, I didn’t do my research.

After a month of feeling like garbage, my body rejected the IUD. That was such a relief.

Chloe Morgane - New Haircut

Back to the hair.

One of the many, many, many, many side effects from this type of contraceptive is hair loss. I wasn’t immune to this. I decided to get a haircut because my hair was looking ridiculously thin, and with the length that they were it was getting annoying to pick up hair everywhere, all day long.

My hair is still falling out. Some days a lot more than others, but some other days, it looks normal.

Chloe Morgane - Short Red Hair

Although I didn’t get the hair cut because I wanted to make a change in my looks, I kind of enjoy the low maintenance of this style. And since my hair is naturally curly, no one would guess that I’m having this little hair loss problem!

I hope you’ll enjoy the change. What’s great about it is that as my hair grow back, I’ll be experimenting with new styles which will add some uniqueness to each update!

15 thoughts on “Why I Had to Cut my Hair”

  1. Oh wow Chloe! I am sorry you had to go through that at all! You look fantastic none the less. I hope you have a great motorcycle vacation!

  2. At first I was like, “Noooooo!,” but then I saw it, and read about the whys, and I’m saying that the cut looks GOOD on you. Hopefully these side effects quickly run their course now that you don’t have the IUD anymore, and you can get back to being healthy, head to toe.

  3. Thank you for being open in the reasoning. Hope you get over the side effects and are back to your normal self soon.

    I look forward to seeing many more pics with your new hairstyle – you look just as pretty!

    Enjoy your holiday

  4. I love the IUD, but yeah, those side effects can really suck. Sorry it didn’t work out for you. Your hair looks amazing! Absolutely beautiful, luv. I could get lost in your eyes without even trying. xoxox

  5. What I like most about your “after” pictures is that they are not retouched — or not as aggressively retouched. It’s the only time I can remember seeing any hint of wrinkles around your eyes. It humanizes you, gives you credibility as a woman who labels some of her posts “Over 40.”

    All of your pictures are sexy as hell, but most of them have an ethereal quality to them. They display you as an other-worldly creature of fantasy. Which is fine — but as a man who vaguely remembers being 40, the “after” photos bring you closer to my world. For the first time, I see you as a real woman, someone who might, at least hypothetically, and however implausibly, wrap those lovely lips around …

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