Week 9!

11 Mar

I think now it is happening for real and I hope it doesn’t stop…the hair is growing! Still a bit scarce at the top (thus the “bald man” look continues), but hopeful that in a few weeks the wig will stop coming out the house with me. There is also a lot of grey hairs, but I do not care about that. And my skin post-chemo is pretty crap. What’s with the spots? I aint a teenager anymore!!!

and the token one this week…

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7 Responses to “Week 9!”

  1. Oscar March 12, 2010 at 11:18 am #

    Wow! Spring is coming even in your hair!

    ;-P Fantastico!

  2. Marie March 14, 2010 at 6:34 am #

    Rosa I am enjoying your hair growth blog! It is not boring at all!
    We are almost on the same schedule – well you are actually 1 week ahead of me. I finished my chemo on Jan 19.
    Right now I am doing 5 1/2 weeks of radiation but other than that I am continuing with my busy life as a stay-at-home mom to 2 teenagers.
    I call radiation my part-time job – just a couple of hours out of each day!
    Thank you so much for posting your photos. It is good to see how much hair you have and to compare!
    Marie
    Vancouver, BC Canada

    • rosaslump March 24, 2010 at 5:23 pm #

      Hi Marie,

      Thanks so much for your commment…it is just that for so long (well only a few weeks) that the hair didn’t change that i felt it was boring!!! glad you are enjoying it!! is your hair growing back now? mine, compared to other women, is growing slowly…but surely 😉

      I hope your radio is going well – I have just 4 more to do and cannot wait to finish the daily hospital visitss. take care! x

  3. ilovebingouk March 22, 2010 at 8:24 pm #

    it is not boring…you can really see the difference and the sunshine will help too XXX Lynne

  4. Kelly Valovich April 24, 2010 at 12:43 pm #

    Rosa,
    You have NO IDEA how much your site means to me. I look at it, DAILY! I just finished chemo 2 weeks ago and I am obsessed about my hair.
    Your courage to post your pic’s has helped me TREMENDOUSLY! Strong women like you, help women like me who are just starting this journey. You give us a better understanding of what is going to happen!
    THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!!! I love you for doing all of this!!!
    Kelly

    • rosaslump April 27, 2010 at 3:39 pm #

      Hi Kelly! thanks so much for your lovely message!! it really helps me with women like you, who are also joing through this, write to me saying that they like the blog and helps them! I feel very touched by it…hope you enjoy this week’s photos! be patient with the hair growth…love,

      Rosa x

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