You could even include the lyrics and words for the songs and prayers guests can follow along, So if you look for to make a more detailed Order of Service. Additionally, you can include a note of thanks to your guests for attending right after the wedding program. Lots of us are aware that there are some great reasons to spend the money and time creating a wedding program for your guests, so that’s completely optional. You can put gether the Order of Service, as soon as you have the list of ceremony events. Susan, Actually I thought losing my eyelashes was especially hard must dig out my post on it! Thanks for sharing about the Look Good, Feel Better program. Considering the above said. I did actually participate in that and felt overall it was a great experience. I think I could be planning to the salon for a brand new do. Undo. Now let me tell you something. It’s weird yesterday it was attached, day it falling out. Of course had my 1st chemo treatment 8/3, woke up this morning, ran my fingers thru my hair got a handfull of hair.
It helped me reading your blog to know that other women have identical decision and how they coped.
Hang in there ladies. Do what feels right for you regarding cutting it or shaving it off. Anyway, karen, I am sorry about your diagnosis and all the rest all the best with things. Anyways, you might wish to read my ebook for some coping tips that loads of times so it is the case.
Be prepared for insensitive reactions and remarks which can be frustrating to say the least, if you don’t lose your hair. Somehow almost everyone equates chemo with hair loss. I think of you so often… love back. Thanks for the kind words. Now let me tell you something. Karen, I’m quite sure I can only imagine how devastated you must have felt back thence. Actually, I sure hope you’re doing alright. I agree that individual stories are just that -individual. Noone handles hair loss similar way either. While losing one’s hair definitely represents losing a whole lot more than just hair, at least to some, it all pales to what you’ve been dealing with of late… Still. I’m glad you liked the chapter. Apparently only 11percent of patients lose their hair on Kadcyla. This is the case. Even if I’m on a targeted therapy of an antibody linked to a toxin, right after the taxol stopped, my hair started growing out again, I actually lost some amount of my hair on taxol.
It may soon disappear as the hair fills out, I still sport a wig.
Hair loss during chemo is a great topic.
Thanks for addressing this issue. Glad to hear your hair is growing back. Nonetheless, they are uncomfortable, wigs are great. Notice, jan, Hair loss is always a pic of great interest when a person is facing chemo and on p of that their mirror! I’ve missed you! Thanks for reading and commenting. Hope you’re doing alright. That’s interesting. I think I fear mouth sores and so a lot of the other consequences more than hair loss but thats probably being that I’ve been done the no hair road before. Now that I am 54 and facing advanced rectal cancer, hair loss is back in the picture. I’m not sure how I feel about it. Not shaving all my hair off when it started falling out made me feel more in control. Make sure you leave a comment about it below. I decided to wait and shave it off after chemo.
I did maintain some fringe hair back there.
I kept a fair amount at the nape of my neck, that was nice when I wore a baseball cap.
Well, in actuality I didn’t -not all of it. I appreciate their kind words and endorsements very much. Kathleen Hoffman, Beth Gainer and Debbie Woodburyfor reviewing my ebook. Now pay attention please. Thank you to Dr. I’m sure So it’s a big deal! I bet she has cancer. Anyway, people will say, it’s just hair. I’m sure it doesn’t, maybe not! This is where it starts getting very entertaining, right? It’s also a decent place to meet other going through similar experience. Make sure you leave a comment about it below. Better advice I should give someone is to find a Look Good, Feel Better, that the American Cancer Society does for free if you are in a more populated place. They show you how to put on wigs, tips for makeup when you lose your hair, scarves, and stuff and hey give away free makeup.
If you can’t afford a wi9g the American Cancer Society will for quite a while after, I could never define why my nose was so runny, on a slightly humorous note. Never thought much about those little guys before that. We take so many things for granted, even little nose hairs. Five years + down the road of recovery I still have precious little hair on my head.
I have no body hair anywhere else except for a few wisps ‘down there’.
No eyebrows AT ALL.
So eventually got brave enough a month or so ago to get them tattooed and am pleased with the result. It is the daily reminder tresses. Remember, makes me mad and sad. Known this doesn’t mean they are right for you, while any of these strategies somebody else. Whenever letting the kids if you are preparing to lose your hair, you will probably be inundated with stories about headshaving parties, beauticians who make house calls to shave heads. On p of figuratively exposed, suddenly you feel literally.
It feels like you are losing part of your femininity and so that’s really a hard thing to grapple with, when you lose your hair.
People will say things like, it’s only hair or it’ll grow back in a blink of an eye.
We do and it’s, By the way I don’t know why we let our hair. Be this type of a big deal in this society. It’s intending to feel like a real punch to your gut, I’d say in case you are ld you probably may be losing your hair. Normally, much of a woman’s selfimage and sexuality, about her hair. Furthermore, so that’s just a fact. You should take this seriously. Saying these things isn’t helpful and, actually, is hurtful as it minimizes the loss, so this might be true. Nonetheless, I did not need to make losing my hair into a fun and festive event.
You might love those ideas.
I was not one tiny bit interested in throwing a headshaving party.
Whenever nothing about it felt fun or festive and I wasn’t about to pretend otherwise, that was me. As far as you are concerned, the important thing to remember is taking charge does not necessarily equate with shaving your hair all off before chemo, or when it starts to fall out for that matter. That’s what I did. You might feel more in charge leaving it alone and waiting to see what happens. I think I was rebelling a bit against one chemo class nurse particularly who ld me in no uncertain terms, Nancy, you will lose allyour hair. Losing your hair IS a big deal.
Hair loss is a pic that seems to generate more questions, comments and emails than almost any other pic I write about.
Go figure. Since So there’s always plenty of hair interest, I decided to share a chapter from my ebook, Getting Past the Fear, called Now About the Hair.
In reality, not losing your hair due to chemo is hard Excerpt from Getting Past the Fear. Guide to should be receiving the chemo type that does not generally result in hair loss, that said, this can be a very important thing as well as a bad thing. Therefore, when many people figure out you are having chemo, you are not or shan’t be losing your hair. Well. And now here’s a question. How can not losing your hair be a bad thing you might ask?