|Mary's hair is thinning after 5 weeks of chemo, but she is not bald|
Mary: No Jeremy. I'm not hurting at all. I have lost some hair but it doesn't seem to be getting much worse. What do you think? Is it much thinner than last week?
[Mary bends slightly so that he can get a good look at here head, even though he is taller than she is. Jeremy looks at her head carefully]
Jeremy: Nah, not really. It is a lot thinner than it used to be though.
Mary: Well, I used to complain because it was so thick and heavy. Guess I got what I wanted, huh? [chuckling]
Jeremy: [chuckling with her] well, yeah, but this was carrying it a bit extreme don't you think, mom?
Mary: Yes. I agree and I'll do my best to not get cancer again. Besides, the nurse told me that my hair would grow back. Boy. I am never going to complain about having a lot of hair again.Return to the Hairloss Stories