I have been told that once my chemo starts I will lose my hair. Everyone tells me about the wigs I can wear. I must admit before having cancer, I thought every female with cancer wore a wig. But the more I have thought about it, I dont want a wig. Anyone else feel this way? I am not ashamed of having cancer, and when my hair falls out it falls out, if I wear a wig, am I only making those around me feel less akward? I will be happy with scarves, and I have started to collect them now. If we have hair fever, we go around with red eyes, a cold we have a red nose, so with some chemo we end up bald. If I lose my hair, I am still me. Would love to hear other peoples experiences or thoughts.
I'm not experienced yet. My chemo is still to come. I am told I won't need such a strong treatment and may not lose my hair.
I'm not sure what to expect. I'm treating all the advice I get as a good guideline, weighing towards the positive. I'm not worried if I lose my hair. I was told it will grow back, but thinker and fluffier. I'll be happy if it grows back with less grey.
I think it's fine to avoid the wig. If you are confident to do it, then go for it.
All the best...
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