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Lasso of truth!

Here is my issue.

Peyton is growing a fantastic head of hear, it’s coming in thick, dark and it’s actually laying flat!

However, the hair growth isn’t limited to her head. It appears to be growing with wild abandon on her ears, back and neck. She is starting to resemble a small sasquatch! I’m talking “Buy stock in laser hair removal companies NOW” kind of hairy. It’s freaking me out!

If any other parents want to share their knowledge of the hair regrowth issues once in maintenance, feel free to let me know. I can’t believe that girl has gone from the hairless wonder to looking like one of those scary old men on the beach that you have to look at twice to make sure they’re not wearing a jacket!

Also, this was Peyton’s outfit for the day. My two favorite comments were “Are you seriously going to let her go out like that?” and “Does she dress herself?”

Let me address both.

She has cancer, life is precious, if dressing up like Wonder Woman’s color blind love child makes her happy…so be it!

And, SERIOUSLY? Do you think I picked out that outfit!

She’s one of a kind.


4 Comments on “Lasso of truth!”

  1. #1 Lorrin Wagner
    on Sep 22nd, 2007 at 12:53 pm

    Okay, so that is the funniest thing I have ever seen! Both the outfit AND the hair! She looks sooooo different with that hair! At least she will be able to wear all of her new hair ties at one time (head, neck, arms). I love the outfit, although I have to say that potty training in that outfit might be a little difficult. I am actually a little jealous of her unique fashion sense. You might want to show her some pictures of Cindy Lauper or Madonna and see what she does with that! I am going to the Salvation Army today (1/2 off Saturday!) and I will see if I can find some more crazy outfits for her! I say if you are going to go crazy, do it with all your heart!!! Rock on Peyton!

  2. #2 mimi
    on Sep 22nd, 2007 at 11:37 pm

    hey Anissa,

    Is she on steroids?That might do it…

    My two year old is nor on steroids or chemo and he is a little fuzz ball! Of course he is a man soooo….

    Man I had a few posts to catch up on… I love seeing the kids pictures, they are so beautiful…

    Hugs to you and keep up the good work!

  3. #3 Lisa
    on Sep 23rd, 2007 at 1:03 am

    Steriods can definitely be the culprit but it also may be her bodies way of protecting itself. Sometimes when babies are born premature they have a fuzzy hair all over their body called luego. People with weakened systems can develope the same thing. Perhaps her body is just protecting itself until she is back to 100% normal.. and without the constant high dose chemo to kill it off that Lugo is coming in nice and thick..

    Either that or your dorkiness is really taking a jump start and she is becoming chewbacca.. I'd say its the first though

  4. #4 Angela
    on Sep 24th, 2007 at 9:31 pm

    I have absolutely no advise on the hair growth. But maybe Tom and Pete take a little of her medicine? lol
    I had the same thought another person posted. It is just like a baby and will all get adjusted as she gets better. Medicine will do crazy things to your body.

    I love the outfits. I am also glad Rachael is okay and did not require any medical treatment when she got hurt.

    Love you bunches