I've read story after story of kids bullying kids who have no hair, either due to cancer or alopecia (a condition we don't know much about but seems to be growing with each year). When I was a kid, it wasn't called bullying; it was just a part of normal life in school to be teased for being overweight, losing your hair, being a geek, having braces, or not being with the “in crowd”.
One particular story we personally experienced here at AJ's Wigs happened when
So many of us worry about colin, breast, pancreatic, testicular, lung or lymph cancer, we forget about oral cancer. Oral cancer in its early stage development is often painless and the physical signs are
HEATHER'S CORNER: WEIGHT MANAGEMENT ..during treatmentsHeather Taylor is a licensed dietitian with over 16 years of experience in nutrition and lifestyle therapy. She has her own
Living through Leukemia
Leukemia is cancer of the blood cells. Most blood cells form in the bone marrow. In leukemia, cancerous blood cells form and crowd out the healthy blood cells in the bone marrow.
The type of leukemia depends on the type of blood cell that has become cancerous. For example, acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a cancer of the lymphoblasts (white blood cells that fight infection). White blood cells are the most common type of blood cell to become cancer. But red blood cells (cells that carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body) and platelets (cells that clot the blood) may also become cancer.Leukemia occurs most often in adults older than 55 years, and
1. Do we need to strengthen our immune system to fight cancer?
Oh LORD Not Again
(A personal story)
Most of us deal with things in our own way, some outwardly and some inwardly. Some of us get mad and emotional, some of us get cold and silent. And yet the results are often the same as we are human and always want to feel like there is a higher power up there that is not only listening, but loves us with all his heart. There are many things we do not understand in life, even us expert's like our staff at AJ's Wigs. As much as we deal with cancer every day, sometimes I find myself asking, Oh God, why?As all of you know by now, the owner of Aj's Wigs has battled cancer for almost 13 years. For 6 years, Bob battled Colon and testicular cancer and when he
Counterfeit Wigs Abound on the Internet
Please be aware that there are many websites selling counterfeit wigs of inferior quality. As far as we can tell, these sites are all based in China. Many women are enticed by the seemingly very low prices, and do not realize what they are getting until the shoddy merchandise arrives. We Americans care about not only price, but quality as well and when we don't get that quality, with these sites, it's too late.
In an effort to