"I'm tougher than I thought..."
Monday, May 14, 2012
Cyndi found a lump... as so many women who find their own breast cancer. After a confirming mammogram, she was diagnosed with Triple Negative, Stage II breast cancer. With the bravery of so many women we see, she embarked on a journey of chemo and radiation. 16 weeks of chemo and 6 1/2 weeks of 5 day/week radiation, took it's toll, but as you can see, she's making the journey back to "normal". "It's kind of scary being done with chemo and radiation... I'm sometimes wondering if somewhere, 'it's'
As a beautician in 'real-life', hair is important to her and her clients...but she's faced her baldness and hair regrowth with dignity, class and style! With her new grandson, Easton as her inspiration, she says, "I'm trying to get back to my pre-cancer life... and I'd like to find a way to give back to the cancer community." Driving to the East Lansing studio from the southern Michigan border, she thought it important to participate in the "Be Bold, Feel Beautiful" program to help raise awareness of cancer and it's devastating effects in women. She also recently participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
at the Michigan state capital earlier this month, again, demonstrating that she's not going to remain silent about what cancer does to women. She's already finding ways to 'give back' to the cancer community!
Labels: #bebold, bald woman, bald women, Be Bold Feel Beautiful, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, cancer, Non-profit, susan g. komen, Terri Shaver, The Oldham Project
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