Chemo Craziness

I melted my hair making pizza one day. OK, I guess it wasn’t technically my hair. It was a wig that I wore when I was going through chemotherapy treatments.

I’m not convinced that bald is beautiful, but I know for sure that it is more comfortable than a wig. On this particular day, my niece and nephew were coming over for lunch. While they knew I was receiving treatment for cancer, they were only three and five years old, so we didn’t tell them all of the details. Since I didn’t typically wear my wig at home, I forgot that I had it on as I took the pizza out of the steamy oven that afternoon.

As I set the pizza on the table, my oldest daughter, Sarah, yelled, “Mom, your wig is melting!” Without thinking, I whipped the wig off my head. The shock on my niece and nephew’s faces was hilarious! All three of my girls and I laughed hysterically at their reac􏰀on, so they joined in laughing, too.

Later that day, my three-year-old nephew, Eli, wouldn’t take his hand off of his head when he was swinging. I think he thought his hair might just fall off in one fell swoop – like Auntie’s did!

In the midst of chaos, it is so important to laugh at its craziness. Laughter truly is medicine for the soul.

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Classic
  • Twitter Classic
  • Google Classic

FOLLOW ME

  • Facebook Classic

© 2014 by Julie Kloster. Proudly created with Wix.com