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Way back when I started this blog in 2009, I wrote about how difficult it was for me as a 16-year-old to deal with chemotherapy-induced hair loss. I loved my long, brown hair and took really good care of it, so it was tough to watch it get thin and fuzzy. Toward the end of
It’s a great feeling when you get the news that your doctor can no longer find any cancer. Your last treatment is over, and it looks like you’re in remission. You may celebrate with family and friends, and get one of the best nights of sleep of your life. The next morning, though, may hit
It’s one of the biggest concerns for a lot of people facing a cancer diagnosis-will I lose my hair? When I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease at 16 years old, my doctor told me I would lose my hair, and I was devastated. I got it cut short, and I remember feeling like I was
If there’s one thing that’s true for everyone who’s been touched by cancer, it’s this: It changes you. No matter who you are, what kind of cancer you have, or how it all turns out, you will be changed by the experience, permanently. The good news is that how you change is completely up to