Back to short nails :(

So I had long nails. The longest I've ever had! And what happened?!
Well you see, I'm a very clumsy person. I randomly bump into objects and this is how I managed to crack two of my nails. Thrice.

First one broke diagonally from the end of my nail to the part where the nail bed ends...  I couldn't shorten them because if I did, they would be super short. 
That's why I decided to leave them be and apply another coat of nail polish.

The second nail broke when I was checking what to wear in my wardrobe. I hit a hanger. Hard. 
I decided that it's not the case to shorten them again, even if this one also broke diagonally!

And the third time happened during the weekend when I was working. I have no idea how, but one of the nails that were already broken, broke again! Terrible!

This time I couldn't wait any longer (alright I waited for 2 more days, covering them with another layer of nail polish lol), so I cut them off.

I went from this (excuse the crappy photo!) - wearing China Glaze Strawberry Fields


to this.

I was so sad when my nails were cut short..  but there was no other option.. :(

The cut off ends (disgusting, I know!)

And my nails right after!

And now..  (wearing Essence Pixie Dust)

I have to get used to them again. Now it takes me a while to write a damn SMS (text message) which is driving me crazy! 
I can feel the part that my nails were covering before, it's very tender. Terrible. I want my long nails back :(!

I won't forget what a customer asked me last week "How can you do ANYTHING with those nails?!"..  Uhm, excuse me? 
Tho I also got a lot of compliments on them (from a 5 year old girl, and two girls that were my age) which is unusual. I seldom get compliments on my nails (except from people that love manicures!).

Oh well...  it will take a could of weeks to get back to that length, but that's how life is ;P. When there's something broken in your life.. you just cut it off and you don't try to hide it or ignore it.

8 comments

  1. aw so sorry about ur nails! Ive been growing mine out and it does suck when one breaks and i have to start all over again! ^.^

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  2. I had to chop mind off too! They will grow back before you know it. I had to learn how to polish my shorties :)

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  3. Ouch, sorry to hear about your nails breaking. I can't have mine too long sadly but even so when one breaks its like the end of the world.

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  4. Ohh too bad! I have also been having breakages recently and am about to go shorty myself. Enjoy your shorties anyway! Looking forward to seeing them grow again though!

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  6. sicer si imela res ful lepe in res hudo dolge, ampak meni so tudi kratki ful všeč! =)
    china glaze je pa ful lepa! si mi lušte naredila :D

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  7. I understand you about writing sms hihi :P

    Hope they grow fast! Kisses

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  8. I just broke two of my super-long nails too, and had to cut them all back to the root. It sucks :(

    When people ask me how I do things with long nails, I wonder how they do things with short nails! With long nails I can tear open packages, type faster, get toast out of the toaster without burning myself...With short nails I can't even scratch a bug bite!

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