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Lisa Q
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Joined: Oct 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKeSqMNkvRk&feature=g-upl

dragonG7
Posts: 16
Joined: Feb 2012

hahaha! yeah,,, I sorta look back and think I should have just shaved my head when I found out I needed chemo :o
I did have my hair cut shorter,,, but everything was covered by hair!!! it was crazy!!! it was like my bed started growing hair for me!

and the hospital floor quickly transformed into a carpet :o lol XD

I should have had more fun with it :p like tugging on the parts on the side and hand-making a Mohawk :p
but just as I thought I was one of the few that got spared by hair loss,,, either the day after or 2 days after i thought I was one of the lucky ones XD I started losing my hair >.< and was in isolation at the time ,,, :/ so didn't get the chance to enjoy it as much as I guess I could have :p

I literally have never worn my hair short since,,, well, since it grew back I mean :p

Fairemewell
Posts: 28
Joined: Jul 2012

Thank you for your sense of fun and your willingness to share this with us all.

I loved the background show. I hope your daughter is still doing well with all of this. My younger daughter, now 21, offered to shave her head but I talked her out of it. Instead she is growing her hair out to donate it. Kids are really great.

I never quite lost all my hair, but I did buzz it to the lowest setting on the shaver. It has been trying to grow back since.
Thank you again for sharing this. You are wonderful, hang in there.

Dmk.c3
Posts: 5
Joined: Feb 2013

Hi all,

Was happy to find a thread of folks seeing the humor in hair loss. Might as well laugh if you can't change it. : ) I've really enjoyed being bald -- I have a supply I'd beanies and such for when I get chilled -- but it's been quite liberating. And, soooooo much easier to deal with the hot flashes that came with a hysterectomy and chemo...just blot and go!

I'm always thrilled when people see the humor and join me in the jokes. When I first shave my head, guy in my apartment building looked at me and with an impish grin said, "I think you should tattoo 'your ad here' across your dome." Cracked me up, and still does every time I think about it.

Best to all of us and keep laughing!

D.

pegalina
Posts: 42
Joined: May 2013

Humor got me thru a lot of tough times..my story..went to buy a wig after my younger son shaved my head..called ins company to find out info..I'm allowed 1 wig per lifetime..well..first they put this bush on my head that cost $250..I said,"really?" like I'd walk out in public with that growth on my head..lol..Ins was gonna pick up 80%..sooo.I bought a wig that actually had hair on it from some woman in france..$850..my family said I looked better than I had looked in 15 years..wtf..anyhoo..they wouldnt give me that head thing to put my wig on..seriously..they wanted me to pay $4 frickin dollars after I pd $850..I was appauled..came home..put in over a can on the kitchen table..my husband came home..thought it was an animal..lol

amyedwards
Posts: 10
Joined: Mar 2013

Chemo Warrior wears a Fez. Fezzes are COOL! well, and warm, really warm

 

Folks24
Posts: 95
Joined: Feb 2007

I've been done with chemo, etc. about 3 months now and only have about 1 inch of hair.

However, it is all flat except in the middle where it is standing up straight. It looks lilke a mini-mohawk. Too bad it is not Halloween or I could go as a punk rocker easy. LOL   Laughing

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shinning_like_me
Posts: 23
Joined: May 2013

Apply cocnut milk everday it will ease and speed the hair growth.

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