If anyone asks, I can say that it represents that I can "talk a blue streak" about the research project in Charlotte's name: Charlotte's Helix. But really, it tickles me every time I catch my face in a mirror.
Now, at some point I am going to have to go to my hairdresser for a haircut. She will either be amused or NOT amused. I will have to stand my ground. Or not.
I tell you what, world. I will keep my blue streak if you will support Charlotte's Helix. That means you will see me in blue for the F.E.A.S.T. conference in Dallas January 31 & February 1 if the Helix gets 20 new pledges of support, one for each day until the event:
- Make a donation of any amount
- Enroll as a participant in AN25K anywhere in the world
- Tweet or make a Facebook or blog post about the Helix
- Buy the ebook or printed version of Throwing Starfish Across the Sea co-written with Charlotte (all funds go to the Helix project)
If there are enough pledges then I stay blue to go to London in March to speak at the Eating Disorder International Conference (where we will be taking samples for the Helix). Crazy American.
A little more than that and I'll sport my blue locks to the Academy for Eating Disorders conference in New York. Gulp.
I'm willing to talk, and wear, a blue streak for Charlotte's Helix, even with my best shoes on. Are you willing to help? Email or comment below with your pledge.
(Oh, and someone is going to have to get smelling salts for my hairdresser, poor thing)