This week, I cut my hair off.

I’m donating it so that a wig can be made for someone who has lost their hair due to cancer treatment.

Cancer requires change.

This hair cut was one of the many changes that I have made in the past 5 months. It has always been a “bucket list” item of mine to cut my hair off and donate it.

Donating my hair so that a wig can be made for a cancer patient while I’m fighting cancer myself is such an unreal feeling and way of giving back to the cancer community.

Losing hair has been a really awful part of my cancer journey. You can’t really prepare yourself for it. I don’t like to share the ugly parts and sides of cancer and cancer treatment but they’re very real. And very hurtful.

I know how much of a toll cancer treatment takes on a person’s appearance and I hope my hair donation can help make someone else feel beautiful!

I had an amazing hair stylist who made me feel beautiful, which I am so thankful for, and I am so happy with how it turned out! #IFeelLikeTaylorSwift

5 thoughts on “Change

  1. Congrats to you for making sure a hard decision. Your hair was and still is beautiful. I also thankyou from the bottom of my heart for your contribution my sister needed a wig and I know how many people need them. Again great decision and thank you from the bottom of my heart



  2. I saw a sign the other day that stated,”Beauty fades but character endures.” You have a beautiful character!


  3. You are so generous Mikayla!!! You will make someone so happy with your selfless gift!
    Those who give selflessly will get it back 100 fold. Love ya!!!


  4. My daughter Gabriela was telling me how beautiful you are. Now I can see that you are beautiful inside and out. I hope you feel better soon. All the best, Maria Soares


  5. I have learned how difficult it is to wait for God to answer. I have also learned that He does answer our needs.


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