Monday, January 9, 2012


So today I'm on the topic of hair.

After hearing that I had cancer, my initial thought was of my own mortality. Then when I realized that perhaps I wouldn't die, I thought, I may "just" lose my hair. I can deal with that, after all, it's "just" hair...(this is me trying to convince myself that all is right and good with the world). YIKES! Me, bald? really? I'm kind of freaking out about it. I've been trying to prepare myself by finding a bald app on my phone- when I find a good one, I'll share the results. I figure it will ease the shock when it actually occurs.

Yesterday we went to see Shrek and do you know the entire time I was thinking that perhaps I would resemble the main character but a little less green. Yes, when you're diagnosed with cancer, it pretty much consumes every waking (and sometimes sleeping) thought. The little fellas are actually pretty cute, don't you think?

It's a difficult thing for me especially, as I'm not one to like any extra attention. I turn red from my neck to my forehead just thinking about walking into a room full of people. Walking into a room with a bald head is sure to draw some attention...lets be honest people!

In several weeks I will be experiencing the "wonders of chemo". I'm a hat girl anyway, so I'll now just have one permanently attached to my head, or maybe I'll find a favorite scarf or bandana. There are actually so many websites with products for chemotherapy patients-hats, scarves, wigs, hats with wigs, etc. I actually think these scarves are so very pretty, and these bandanas are really not so bad either. But, my most exciting find was that for$5.50, I can get temporary eyebrow tattoos that last for 2-3 exciting!
(NOTE: For those of you new to blogging, the colored font is a link that brings you to another website.)

Here are some of my favorites!

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.


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Linda said...

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