As of Wednesday last week I have ditched the wig and am wearing my bald head with pride. So far the response has been great. All was revealled at work fo the first time on Monday and everyone couldn't believe it but then said how much better and more confident I look!
Walking in to my local shop, meeting my friends at the pub, playing hockey, anythng - I'm not bothered about people seeing the real me - Best decision I ever made!

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Comment by Heather L on July 30, 2009 at 10:42am
Fantastic news!! I'm happy for you. The "real" you is beautiful- show it off girl!

Comment by Mary on July 30, 2009 at 10:55am
Congratulations, Emily! It really is a "coming out", and the feeling is so liberating. Once I stopped caring if people saw my bald head, I was free to fully accept myself. Wear it with pride!

Comment by Karen's Wigs on July 30, 2009 at 4:41pm
Wonderful! It really is about what kind of person we are on the inside that counts. Good for you Emily!
Comment by Joshua on July 31, 2009 at 4:55am
Excellant news for you and for us all! Although, I personally dont think that all alopecians "must" be bald in the public in order to feel great but I believe that it is a choice that all us can make when we're ready or when we want too. A choice that often feels "liberating".

Thank you for sharing your joy with us! God bless.

Comment by JeffreySF on July 31, 2009 at 11:27am
Congrats Emily!!!

Comment by Lynn Herrod on July 31, 2009 at 1:23pm
Snap. Bald out day was day 1 for me. I also have only received great comments, someone said I looked 10 years younger......didn't ask her how old she though I was.Thought while I'm ahead in the "feel good about myself" stakes I would quit! Sure we will get some sort of negative comment sooner or later but we will be ready for it.
Comment by Mary on July 31, 2009 at 1:27pm
That's great, Lynn! In a year of going out in public bald, I haven't had one negative comment, and lots of positives. I've had a couple of young kids say something like "Mommy, that lady doesn't have any hair", but that's all.
Comment by Susan - Jon's Mum on August 2, 2009 at 3:54am
Congratulations Emily and Lynn.!!!


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