Cancer Lesson #52: Most People Don’t Care Whether You Have Hair
This is a great read for those battling cancer and are experiencing hair loss.
Cancer Lesson #52: Most people don’t care whether you have hair.
It was summer when I was in chemo, and as I said before, wigs are hot. So even though I saw Grandpa Byrd every time I looked in the mirror – minus the glasses and wad of chewing tobacco – mine adorned the newel post of our steps more often than my head.
Having chosen comfort before fashion many years ago, I usually wore a baseball cap when I went out of the house.
That’s how I learned what happens when a bald woman goes out in public.
The answer is not much.
I expected some staring and pointing. Maybe even lights and sirens.
But no one gawped. In fact, no one seemed to notice.
Even the children – who might understandably wonder about someone who looks a little different – took it in their stride.
I was just…
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