I felt empowerment. Like the moment I had liberated myself and buzzed off my long curls I had liberated myself in the landscape of Oregon. I had undertaken weight lifting and hiking getting tone and mean looking arms. I got the comments like I had when I cut my hair that I had somehow lost my femininity with my muscle tone and outdoors hiking outfits but I felt more womanly that I had ever felt before. I felt on top of the world both figuratively and literally as I stood on the rock outcrop with my knee up like some kind of Lewis and Clark explorer… Read more here!