The Einstein Effect

It has been ten months since I stopped taking the chemo that makes your hair fall out and I am starting to see some significant growth. In the back, my hair is about three inches long when I stretch the curls out. But the bangs . . . sigh . . . the bangs. My bangs...

Hair Watch Week 32 – Perfect!

I go with Gene each month to chat with my hair stylist as he cuts Gene’s hair, and we laugh at the progress I have made since my last visit. This month, Shawn declared my hair “perfect” as it is. No stray runaway hairs, no bald spots . . . just...

Hair Watch – Week 31

Don’t hold me to this, but I may put a comb on my Christmas list.  It seems only appropriate to use this photo for this week.  I’m the one in the jacket!  31 weeks since I stopped the chemo that causes your hair to fall out.  Still no bangs, but I’m...

Going Pink for October

Well, it is official.  I have gone Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month!  Shawn dyed a section of my hair pink over the weekend, so I won’t have to worry about wearing pink all month.  Dying my hair was quite the experience.  If you know me well, I dress...

Hair Watch – Week 25

I had the best day on Friday. I got the opportunity to work at a fundraiser for the Iowa Medical Society Foundation that I sit on the board for. It was a beautiful day and my friend, Tess, and I sat at the first hole of a golf course and handed out prizes to golfers....

Hair Watch – Week 21

When I lost my hair due to chemo therapy, people would tell me that when it grows back, it comes in differently than your previous hair (BC – before cancer). What they didn’t say was that it could come back different on each side! I use to speculate on...