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Love Your Head!

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A guide for those who are losing their hair to not fear – you can look even more fabulous bald!! Follow my blog and learn how to discover your edgy new style along with make-up and accessory tips so you don’t feel the need to hide your beautiful head under a wig or headscarves. Celebrate your head and wear it with pride, be ahead of cancer with style!

I finished my 6 cycles of FEC-T chemotherapy on 1st April 2015 and at the beginning, I had feared what I would look like bald. Once I shaved my head in January 2015, I looked in the mirror and smiled. There was no fear to hold me back anymore, I felt free. My bald head unleashed the London lion in me and has made me feel empowered, like a Futuristic Warrior.

Your beautiful bald head needs a new style to match and as a result people will think it’s part of your look and image. There’s also a certain power to be gained when you look strong and stylish on the outside. The strong inside you needs to be mirrored on the outside, if it isn’t then it pulls you down like an anchor. It’s not superficial, it’s a necessity. Style and accessories help keep both inside and outside you in sync.

Own your look, rock your look, love your look. Then you’re ready to face anything, even cancer.

24 Comments Add yours

  1. weebluemixer says:

    Just wanted to say I love your blog. You look amazing and I love your style and fashion. I love how you empowered yourself through fashion and are helping others to do the same. You took control over an uncontrollable situation. I have two chronic health conditions,nowhere near as serious as yours, but the lack of control I have over it and how it affects me can be disheartening and depressing. However, I do feel better when I put on make up or nice clothes and accessorize. Some people would view it as vain but looking good helps you to feel good too. I look forward to reading more of your posts. Keep up the good work! x

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  2. nature.in.ua says:

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  3. Berniece says:

    Hi there! Would you mind if I share your blog with my facebook group?
    There’s a lot of people that I think would really appreciate your content.

    Please let me know. Thank you

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    1. Thanks Berniece!! And please share away!! thank you xxx my facebook page is “aheadwithstyle”

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  4. bookmarked!!, I love your web site!

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  5. Irving says:

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  6. Siobhan Malone says:

    Love love your blog,
    I am 32 and I was diagnosed with grade 3 invasive breast cancer triple negative status October 2014.
    I had my operation lumpectomy on the 30th of December 2014, currently have completed 2 chemo sessions (red devil cocktail) and I have 4 sessions left then I will need a course of radiation.
    I decided to shave my head 2 weeks after my 1st Chemo session, I decided not to bother with wigs.
    I have rocked both my shaved head, scarfs, bandanas, but nothing gives you freedom like a bald head.
    Love your positive attitude. My motto was my boob won’t grow back but my hair will after treatment it’s only hair. Cancer & chemo may be tough but I’m tougher.
    Best of luck with the rest of your treatment.
    You go Girl, you Rock

    Siobhan
    Xxxx

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  7. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations on your appearance on The Saturday Night show. You are such an inspiration! Pauline

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  8. Kathryn says:

    Just seen you on the Brendan O’Connor show. You Look great lady. I’m a 35 year old currently on a similar journey just a couple of months further on. I like to call it my little inconvenience. Much like yourself I didn’t do the wig thing in fact I loved my bald head and found it very liberating. My hair is now growing back and it’s almost completely white but it actually looks very funky. Like yourself I hate the words used around cancer and what I call the sympathy looks. You know the one the head tilt and gentle nod. People need to realise that cancer is not a death sentence and doesn’t mean life as we know it has to stop.Well done on showing that there’s more to cancer queens than hospitals, drugs and lying in bed.

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  9. Esther dalton says:

    Have just seen you on RTE. What.an inspirational woman you are . All the very best for you in the future. I will keep up to date with how you are getting on on your blog. Very best wishes. Esther Dalton

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  10. Bridget says:

    Arrghhhhh I lost my entire message to you. Basically was telling you how amazing you did, I don’t know you but feel like I could. Your positivity was electric. Well done girl!! Sending you brightness and love

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  11. Nora McLoughlin says:

    Well I was really inspired by your faith and positive feelings just fantastic to listen to you with Brendan O’Connor. You look beautiful and inside mirroring your exterior I think. A great encouragement to other women I imagine. feck the hair and be free to follow God’s path. Blessings for today and always. Nora XXX

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  12. Anonymous says:

    Your interview was amazing!! Well some girl. I’m equally as positive as you but would love to share your spirituality and faith…it looked like it lit you up even more!! Sending you brightness and love

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  13. God I could so relate to you regarding the hair having been dignoised with breast cancer 2013 my greatest fear was loosing my hair which was blow dryed every Saturday I cried for my hair not my cancer well it came back snow white and everyone admiring it I love it myself and again this October was told I had pre cancer cells in the other breast and panic again my hair but didn’t need chemo only just finished radium best wishes ur an angle so strong and soo beautiful

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  14. Patrece Dempsey says:

    I want to congratulate u, u are an amazing person. My son had a brain tumour when he was 10 he is now 21 but has had no hair since the age of 10 he has gone through all of his teenage years bald which has been difficult for him being teased etc. But we thank god every day we are so lucky he came through stage 4 cancer but i just need to stress hairloss for teenage boys is as dramatic as girls .

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  15. Frances darcy says:

    Watched you tonight on the Saturday night show you are a shinning star I have been down the same road and I’m perfect thank god after 13years

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  16. mick loughnane says:

    My god just seen u on the sat night show your an inspiration to cancer suffers your positivety is infectious best of luck

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  17. Christina Kennelly says:

    Eimear, I watch you on the Saturday night show. You’re a breath of fresh air & happiness. Well done.

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  18. Philomena Collins says:

    Just watched you on the Saturday night show you were brilliant &you look fabulous

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  19. Alison says:

    Just watched your interview with Brendan, you are such a ball of positive energy and an inspiration to all women. Good luck with the road ahead!

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  20. Orla Gray says:

    You were excellent on the show.

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  21. Anonymous says:

    You were an absolute star tonight. Adh mor for the future.

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  22. Ruth says:

    Dear Emer,

    The best of luck for the future. You are truly inspirational.

    Ruth

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  23. Niamh says:

    Just watching ya on the Saturday night show and you are just FANTASTIC! An inspiration!!! Fair play to ya xxx

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