Friday, September 9, 2011

Chemo Cut

In anticipation of it all falling out, I took a preemptive strike and chopped my hair today. Cutting it somehow felt empowering, like I'm in control of how cancer makes me look. Selfishly, I didn't want to have to clean the shower drain of big clumps of really long strands of hair. It's enough as it is after a normal shampoo, let alone what chemo is about to do to my do. I joked with Chris, though, that I'll probably be the one chemo patient who doesn't lose her hair. How ironic would that be?

I'm going to donate the hair to a group called Wigs for Kids ( I hope they can put it to good use.


  1. That lustrous hair is gorgeous long, short, or as a distant memory :) You look beautiful, strong and courageous. I love you!!!

  2. Love it! You are such an inspiration to us all.

  3. Those kids will be so grateful - and are so lucky - to get that gorgeous hair of yours - and you look beautiful with that new short cut. Then again, you always look beautiful. :-) Happy birthday-eve!! Miss you. xxoo.

  4. You look AH-dorable!!!! Love the new look!

  5. Love your new 'do! You definitely wear short hair well! And what a great cause to give your beautiful hair to those kids. So generous of you to think of others while you are going through what you are going through. XOXOXO

  6. I'm getting my chemo cut in the next week or two.. :) Glad to see it was a good idea... and happy to hear that the hair grows back! ;-)

    1. Good luck to you! It definitely does grow back (even in places where you wish it would stay gone).