What Wigs and Bras Have in Common

Some women ask me what if I don’t want to wear my wig everyday? And I say -then don’t! You can wear it as often as you want wear your bra. Do you really want to put it on everyday? Or do you just accept it as part of your standard uniform as what you wear when you get...

Chemo Is Much Like The Flu

My experience with chemo was much like having the flu. It was a cycle. For me I’d have chemo and within hours I’d feel off- like I was coming down with something. Then for the next 3 -5 days – I’d feel steadily on the decline – maybe not bad enough to be bedridden but...

Chemo, Food , And Finding My Super Model Self

Taste – is one of the senses that can be diminished by chemo. For me, some foods just were tasteless or tasted very metallic. During these days – – I did not even try to eat anything I enjoyed bc I did not want to be haunted by bad memories of bad tasting favorite...

What Should A Wig Cost?

Not all wigs are alike. There are $40 synthetic wigs that may have a cute cut but might give you helmet head,and feel hot or itchy to wear. There also are synthetic wigs made on hand knotted micro thin, durable caps that cost $700 or more. There are synthetic fibers...

Funny Thing About Facing Life or Death

Once you have been confronted with a life-and-death situation, trivia no longer matters. Your perspective grows and you live at a deeper level. There is no time for pettiness. — Margaretta Rockefeller I really like this quote above. In a weird way I was and remain...

When To Stop Wearing Your Wig

I had my last chemo in August – – by Thanksgiving I had what I called “sprouts” growing out of my head. I reminded myself of the 90’s energetic TV pitch woman – Susan Powder. “You have to eat, breath, and MOVE,” she’d say. Her very short hair would was at least...