When people find out that they have cancer, usually one of the first thoughts they have (after wondering whether they are going to die from the disease) is… “will I lose my hair?”  I was no different. I wondered about hair loss and wondered whether or not I would feel differently about myself if I were bald. What makes all of that interesting is that I have worn my hair pretty short for quite some time now.

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MyFabulousBoobies.com pink_20_dark_shirt-p235100258054150443aql_210 Fight like a girl... October is breast cancer awareness month
October 2008 – My first breast cancer awareness month after my diagnosis
** 2014 Update: I wrote this post after 1 month of chemotherapy. I was still wrapping my mind around the idea that I had breast cancer and this blog was still just a private place to share my thoughts and fears with my friends and family. Today its 6 years later; I’m cancer-free and I blog full-time. It is good to look back at the beginning of this journey and reflect.
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