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What if you let yourself go 'fallow' for a year....what would happen?

(41 Posts)
maidamess Fri 29-Aug-08 08:53:13

I mean, all maintenance regimes put on hold.

I would....

Be growing a hair suit

have pubes like last years hanging baskets

Have grey and brown shiny roots with orangey dead frizzy ends

Be as pale as a baby mole, and flaky to boot

Doesn't bear thinking about

Ledodgy Fri 29-Aug-08 09:01:58

I'd have a monobrow,alot more grey hair which would be long and unkempt.

Ledodgy Fri 29-Aug-08 09:02:09


BecauseImWorthIt Fri 29-Aug-08 09:03:05

And I'd be a year older.

Ledodgy Fri 29-Aug-08 09:03:38

Lol you'd always be a year older fallow or not.

BecauseImWorthIt Fri 29-Aug-08 09:04:52

Yes, but older and fallow ...

<falls into pit of despond>

maidamess Fri 29-Aug-08 09:05:03

Oh yeah I forgot about the brows. Mine would be albino pale and growing down over my lids.

Ledodgy Fri 29-Aug-08 09:07:38

Are we not allowed to do anything to our nails either? If so our toenails would be like claws and our hand nails would be like Flo Jo's but unpainted! shock

Ledodgy Fri 29-Aug-08 09:08:05

*finger nails!

FlightAttendent Fri 29-Aug-08 09:12:04

Nothing would change blush

My hair isn't dyed and I rarely wear make up, rarely bother to shave legs (not too hairy) and haven't had a haircut for a year anyway, I keep it tied up.

I think once you start the 'maintenance' thing off, it can be very hard to stop it.

That is what I tell myself...grin

The only things I really do are wash/brush my hair, occasional deep face cleaning and cutting my toenails when necessary...

Oh and tummy exercises! That would prob make a difference. They have been working a bit!

Vulgar Fri 29-Aug-08 09:14:11

I'd have frizzy curly hair with more grey.

a few long hairs coming out of chin and moustache.

Protruding nasal hairs

Hairy bikini line and big toes.

Pale eyelashes and eyebrows.

Foul skin

Shins like a crocodiles

Heels like elephant's feet.

grin lol at: have pubes like last years hanging baskets grin

sockmonkey Fri 29-Aug-08 09:23:31

I would have a 'tashe, probably a beard, and legs like a gorilla.

TheProvincialLady Fri 29-Aug-08 09:26:27

I wouldn't last a whole year as my nose hairs would have blocked my nasal passages and access to my mouth, so I would die of starvation and lack of oxygen.

LynetteScavo Fri 29-Aug-08 09:33:56

I worry what I woudl look like if I were in a coma for a year, then woke up!

sarah293 Fri 29-Aug-08 09:36:58

Message withdrawn

Anchovy Fri 29-Aug-08 09:52:27

On a similar subject, my best mate phoned me up once to say (in a very serious voice) "I've been thinking about this a lot. If ever I go into a persistent vegetative state, I want you to promise me..." and I assumed she was going to say " will look after my children" (one of them is my godchild) but she actually said " will come in frequently and bleach my moustache without my husband finding out about it"


hecate Fri 29-Aug-08 10:16:38

my face

my legs

my pits

my pubes

CatIsSleepy Fri 29-Aug-08 10:29:48

oh it doesn't bear thinking about
hair hair hair everywhere
i worry about the coma thing too grin

Pinkjenny Fri 29-Aug-08 10:31:01

I'd have a tache, monobrow and very hairy pits and legs. Probably dreadlocks by the end of a year. And I'd sit round and just eat.

Lauriefairycake Fri 29-Aug-08 10:31:25

I have 5 hairs around my nipple

if I let them grow it would be hilarious, one would poke out my cleavage.........

MamaFormerlyKnownAsGlam Fri 29-Aug-08 10:32:27

A year? this would be me after a week

Majeika Fri 29-Aug-08 10:33:32

I remember when my Gran was in a coma sad and she got hairier by the day and it was on day 4 that we realised she used to shave her face every day! She had a full beard by the time she died!

If it wasnt so sad I would be ROFL!!!

I would have a few grey hairs, a full hair body suit (not really but it feels like it!), roseacea shining out like a beacon, flaky skin.....god, Im ugly!!

Anchovy Fri 29-Aug-08 11:05:25

<Majeika, sorry for being flippant>

Majeika Fri 29-Aug-08 11:07:55

LOL!! Dont be daft - I was laughing as was Mum when we went to see her!! (which wasnt funny but you know how awful things can be funny!!))

and it is my nightmare that I could be in a coma etc etc and all my hair would just grow and grow...............

LOL grin

Anchovy Fri 29-Aug-08 11:52:53


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