Quiet rebellion: Self-image, control and a shaved head.

How shaving my head changed everything.

I looked into the mirror to see my freckled face without its regular frame. My hair was gone. The idea to shave my hair came a few weeks before this. I had been changing my hair a lot in the last few years. A pixie cut was followed by slightly longer hair with an undercut. Then I had woken up that fateful April morning and it felt like the day. So, I did it.

In the months since then I have experienced a revolution of self. I wanted to…