August 2009 marked one year from my big cut. I'd say the length had been fully regained but without quite the same thickness:
In November, Amanda and I were visited by a fellow longhair and longtime friend:
By the end of 2009, it was an open question whether my hair was continuing to gain length or not. Since that four inch cut in August 2008, I had only been getting trims of about a half inch every 6-8 months. For the first time, I had to start asking myself if I had reached terminal length or was at least getting close to it.