So I guess I’m going to be bald again. And in lieu of a whiny Tired Tuesday post, I thought I’d talk a little bit about it.
In 2013, I participated in a St. Baldrick’s Day Fundraiser. St. Baldrick’s Foundation raises money for research on childhood cancers. Basically, I’m going to ask people for money then get my head shaved. They say it’s like a walk-a-thon only without the blisters.
Please note: I am not donating my hair. I would be very happy to donate the stuff if anybody wanted it, but I don’t think anybody does. My baldness is more along the lines of a solidarity thing. Cancer patient often lose their hair. Well, I’ll be bald along with them.
I have to be honest: I don’t know if any cancer patient will actually derive much comfort from the thought or sight of my bald head. However, it may be good for a laugh.
My major malfunction right now is that I HATE asking people for money. I feel so stupid doing it, and I never know what to say. However, I did it three years ago and people generously gave me a total of $630. I had timidly set my goal at $100. This year I boldly set my goal at $500. I’m sure they’ll still shave my head if I fall short, but I will be one sheepish bald lady.
I have signed up for an event at Arthur’s in Dolgeville, NY on March 6. My participant page is https://www.stbaldricks.org/participants/mypage/813330/2016. Anyone wishing to make a donation, feel free to log in. Anyone wishing to be bald with me, sign on up! We’ll be bald together!