Look Good Feel Better Reflections: Marisa’s Story

I heard about the Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) program from my social worker Donna. I had already began chemo and was bald. She thought I would enjoy meeting fellow sisters in all different stages of cancer.

 What I took away from the program is that you can still be beautiful while going through cancer . Not only did I love the goody bags but I learned to wear scarves and try on some fabulous wigs.

 My favorite part of the LGFB was meeting the survivors, newly diagnosed and the ones going through treatment such as myself in 2012. It gave me hope and inspired me to continue the fight.

 The LGFB information that was helpful for me was in my goody bag. The booklet that helps you remember what you learned in the class. How to ties the scarves and draw your missing eyebrows. What I learned from my cancer journey is you have to keep a sense of humor. Being bald is temporary. Your hair and eyelashes will grow back.

My family thought I looked AMAZING ! I felt fantastic . I felt like a movie star and for a day I looked like one too. If you happen to have to go down this journey , I strongly recommend the LGFB program. It will change your life for the better. It did mine.