Thursday, April 3, 2014

Go Bald or Go Home

Last weekend I ended up in the hospital for a couple days with an infection.
It was kind of like a mini-vacation with morphine.
And while I was there, I noticed my hair was coming out.

As soon as they sprung me from the hospital I called my good friend Christy to help me out!
I absolutely adore her house because she's got 6 kids and it's always a party, with ice cream!

Kelsey thought it was great fun to cut my hair.
I will have to hide the scissors at home before she tries to give anyone else a haircut!

It kept getting shorter and shorter!
It was hard to see it go but kind of a relief since I knew it was coming.

I had to retrieve Jeremy from the Lego wonderland he was in to take a turn.
He was so cute, so in awe of what he was doing.

And then we got silly.

And I released my inner Flock of Seagulls.

And then it was gone.

Thank you Christy for making one of the hardest parts into an amazing memory for me and my family.
I could not do this journey without the amazing people that surround me and lift me up every day.

I have cancer.
It's still so unreal.
It's like a bad dream that I wake up to every day.

But I am still the luckiest cancer girl ever.



Scott+Kimber+Ruby=Scimby said...

No, seriously you look SO GOOD with no hair!!!! My sisters and I were all talking about how great you look!

daniele holmberg said...

You have such a gorgeous positive spirit! Cheers to you & you look fabulous♥

Laurie Gallamore said...

Jaime- You are absolutely beautiful inside and out, with or without hair. And you amaze me every day with your positive attitude. You are in my thoughts and prayers every single day. Hope I get to see you soon.

Ashley said...

Oh my gosh you look gorgeous Jamie! I love your spirit. Reaanah told me about your head shaving and cancer...and I just wanted to let you know I'm praying for you!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Your fun spirit helps everyone around you...still praying in Texas for you.

Natasha In Oz said...

You are so beautiful, inside AND out!

Hugs and love from Down Under,
Natasha in Oz

Nancy said...

What a great example you are for the kids! You are gorgeous -- and a warrior! My friend (who also has metastasized breast cancer) let her grandkids pull her hair out! Might as well make the best of it all. Prayers for your & your family.

Emmy said...

So fun that you made it a party. You have such a pretty shaped head that this look actually totally works for you! Plus your eyes just really show even more, so pretty blue.

jacqueline chavez said...

U r so Awesome! It took me forever to shave my daughters head! U r my hero! Love ur blogs!

Tee Burgess said...

You are beautiful inside and out. Thank you for sharing this moment with us!

Anonymous said...

you are definitely rockin that baldness! ;)

The Taylor Rawson Family Blog said...

Hey Jaime! This is Sara Rawson. Don't know if you remember me...I used to be in Ladera Ranch ward. I have to say that you look absolutely beautiful with that haircut!! Much love and many prayers coming from our family to you and yours. Your attitude and words have been inspiring:)

Carolyn said...

I love that you do everything with such grace and positivity. You are truly an inspiration.

AJ said...

You are so completely beautiful - and the hair has nothing to do with it.

Gayle Turner said...

My beautiful friend! The world is an amazing place because you are in it! I thank my lucky stars every day that I am so blessed to have you in my life! PS You rock the new look!

Wendy aka The Over-the-top Mommy said...

I LOVE this post! You are amazing! We love you, Jaime! #TeamJaime

Mindie Hilton said...

I just read your Diagnosis post. You are such an amazing and strong women. My prayers are with you. I was just diagnosed myself with breast cancer on Thursday, I was suspicious since Tuesday when my biopsies from my lumpectomies were being sent to Stanford for further testing. I am very fortunate that it has been caught early. I want you to know that I am here for you if you need anything. It would be an honor to send you a gift from my shop too. I know I did some shopping this week, and it cheered me up a bit. If you see anything you like from my shop please let me know, and I will send it to you. Hugs from Mindie May at Bacon Time.

Pedersen Family said...

You rock that look. Love you!

Monika Baptista said...

I love that you made a party out of this, you are so brave and inspiring!

Andrea Pannell said...

Looking good!!!

Heather Eatherton said...

You still look so beautiful! Keep on doin' what you're doin', 'cuz you rock!!


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