Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Day 4:
Today was a good day. I continue to feel good. I had a visit from a new friend today. It was nice to chat with someone who has never met me, yet completely understands my situation. It is amazing how you come across people who you connect with at various times in your life. Besides my visit, it was a pretty quiet day. I was able to take my quiz and work on my literature review.

Today I called the insurance company about a cranial hair prosthesis. The woman on the other end of the line acted like I was speaking another language – Can you spell that? I told her it is the fancy name for a wig. I had to make the phone call because in the coming weeks I will lose the curls that have defined me for 25 years (or maybe 20 since it took forever for my hair to come in J). I am not sure I am ready to lose my hair. I look at the books that have wigs in them and none look like my curls. Who knows maybe I won’t even wear a wig and just rock the baldness. We will have to wait and see.
Well, I am off to bed. I have a treatment tomorrow in the morning.
Till next time...KMS


  1. Hi Kate,

    We are thinking and praying for you! Good luck with treatment today. I'm pretty sure you've had at least 1 curl for at least 24 years :) I remember one sticking out when you barely had any hair. Your curls don't define you. Your strength, determination, personality and intelligence defines you. The curls are just a part of you that will come back. We can always make a curly wig..anything is possible. We love you!

    Mike, Michelle, Dylan and Griffin

  2. I love you and miss you so much!!!!!You are my HERO!!!You never cease to amaze me with just doing what you do best...Being YOU!!!I know you as the wonderful young lady who made my life richer for meeting you!!!Whenever you put your mind to do something you achieve it and this time will be no different...Katie keeps me updated constantly...which I am thankful for..My three Katelyns!!!!!You are always in my thoughts and prayers every moment of the day...Once you're home and settled and bored a visit will be needed

    All my love,

  3. Hair or no hair you will be beautiful. Mary told us about your diagnosis in class on Monday and I was beside myself, thinking, why you? Life works in mysterious ways. I know we don't know each other beyond classes but I am thinking of you and wishing you the best through all of this. Thanks for blogging and teaching us all about what you are going through. You are so strong and I admire you for that.

    Madeline Munn