Well today I got my very first hairpiece. I LOOOOVVVVEEE it!!! I feel beautiful!!! I felt confident in my buffs and bandanas but it wasn't quite me. But today I feel awesome. The first time in a long time. My hubby LOOOVVVES it as well. He has been such a crutch in this whole continuing journey. My hairpiece is longer than I wear my hair but almost an exact match in terms of color. Giselle, my hairpiece sensai, said it well "I guarantee you can go shorter, but length...not going to happen" I honestly feel like a rockstar. My real hair got a cut today to about chin length and continues to fall out, but if this is the default...I can do this!!! This is by far the toughest thing I've had to go through in life thus far, but hairpieces, for me, is a definite silver lining. It's made me realize even more that hair is asthetic and nothing more. We are who we are regardless of our hair condition. Wear your confidence in yourself with pride. I notice that even with my buff on and some makeup...I'll still be my fun, bubbly self...all the rest...who cares. Pictures to be posted asap.

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Comment by JeffreySF on May 6, 2009 at 8:14pm
Hey Jenn,

I'm glad you are feeling so upbeat. Woo Hoo

Jeffrey
Comment by Natalie on May 6, 2009 at 10:33pm
Jenn! I am so glad that you like your hairpiece and that you feel beautiful in it. I think that we, as alopecians, are so blessed in a sense because we are forced to see the world through different, less judgmental eyes, and I think that we appreciate the important things in life (like family and friends) more than others. You are right, we are still who we are with or without our hair- what an amazing, yet sometimes painful, process of self-realization that we get to experience. Woohoo I am so happy for you! Can't wait to see your pics :)
Cheers,
Natalie
Comment by Jamie on May 6, 2009 at 10:37pm
What kind of hairpiece did you get? I'm so happy for you, can't wait to see the pics.
Comment by Paula on May 6, 2009 at 10:57pm
wonderful news! i'm so happy that you like your new hairpiece. i hope you'll post a pic!
Comment by Jeff W on May 6, 2009 at 11:00pm
Jenn,

This is fantastic news. Thanks for sharing your joy!

Jeff
Comment by Christine Messner on May 6, 2009 at 11:42pm
I am so happy that you are feeling awesome.Rockstar now that's a great feeling, really really happy for you..YOU GO GIRL!!!!
Comment by Karen on May 7, 2009 at 12:12am
Yay for you Jenn - so pleased you've found what works for you. Confidence is everything, keep it up :)
Comment by meg on May 7, 2009 at 10:19am
Good, Good and Better Yet!!! Yeah!!! From your tone you are a happy girl! Have fun.
Comment by Stephanie on May 8, 2009 at 9:01pm
Jenn--you look gorgeous!! I am so glad that you are feeling better about yourself. What kind is it? It's time for me to start searching for a new hairpiece. I've had this one for about a year now. COngratulations!!
Comment by Sooze on May 10, 2009 at 1:56pm
Jenn- you look great. It's such a brilliant feeling to look in the mirror & see hair again isn't it?! Keep that confident & positive attitude! Sooze.

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