|This is not me. But it could have been me.|
Beauty Shops hate to see me come in for a shampoo and a blowout. It grows twice the speed of everyone else’s hair and it takes twice as long to blow it dry.
They all think they should charge me double but I’m such a good tipper that they better not even try or I won’t come back.
So anyway where I was going with this was…………
Oh yes. Now I remember …..hair.
My niece Toni was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when she was two. By five she was deemed clean. A few years after that she was diagnosed with a different leukemia called chronic lymphocytic leukemia. I hope I didn’t get those backwards. It’s been 17 years ago. She eventually had a bone marrow transplant and was deemed clean again only to die at the age of thirteen from chickenpox going to her brain. She had no immune system.
She was the most wonderful child any parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle could have asked for. And she was such a loving sister. She didn’t ask for much in her short life.
She wanted to be a teenager. Check!
She wanted to drive a car. Check!
She wanted to be engaged. Check!
She wanted hair. Check! Check!
Thanks to many generous people that donate their hair, children and adults can have their dignity back.
Because of our little Toni, I have grown and cut, grown and cut, grown and cut my hair to donate. I have two heads of hair remember!
Well I am no spring chicken but I am no old hen either. I wonder if they will take gray hair.
See, I never dye or bleach my hair. They won’t take processed hair that has been bleached.
Maybe I’ll try one more time.
If you think this is something you might care to try, there are plenty of organizations to send your hair to.
Locks of Love are who I use. You can Google one in your area.
Shed some hair and spread some Joy!
Thanks for stopping by. I hear there’s some awesome topics on the letter “H” over at Jenny Matlock’s blog (off on my tangent). You can get there by clicking on this link: http://jennymatlock.blogspot.com/2012/01/alphabe-thursday-letter-h.html
Thanks for stopping by!~Ames♥