Personally I love bald men so when Alan lost his hair due to chemo (actually we shaved it off before it fell out), I told him “Bald men are HOT!” and that “I love the way you look… with AND without hair.” But without hair, his head became very sensitive to temperature changes. He got cold much more easily, even on warm days. And the chemo made his scalp more prone to sunburn too.
Our solution = wear hats! I just learned that there are organizations who will send FREE hats to cancer patients who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments.
Breast Friends provides breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer patients only who are in active treatment and experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy (within the United States).
Good Wishes provides an It’s a Wrap© or Good Wishes square scarf to anyone experiencing the thinning or loss of hair as a result of illness or treatment at no cost.
Hats Off for Cancer provides children and teens with cancer free hats.
If you know of any other organizations that will send cancer patients a free hat, free wig, free headwrap or scarf, etc, please post their information. Knowledge is power… Share the power!