Only whisps of hair were left.
I took a deep breath and let the rest be shaved off.
Now I can rub aloe vera into my scalp and soothe the redness from the radiation.
The buzz cut feels kind of funky.
I encouraged all my kids to rub the top of my head.
I tried to make it fun.
Bald looks better than extreme thinning.
Bald is cool in the summer.
"Now it looks like you have cancer...." said my daughter.
Please daven (or send happy, healing thoughts) for RivkA bat Teirtzel.
With love and optimism,
Self-Portrait of a Morning Coffee Drinker & Haikus
22 hours ago