10/27/2014 08:31 pm ET Updated Oct 27, 2014

How I Explained To My 3-Year-Old Why I'm Going Bald

Bring on the Halloween jokes early. I’m one bald mama and it is seriously scary that I don’t need a costume for next week.

At the beginning of the summer, I relapsed. That was after being remission from leukemia for over a year and a bone marrow transplant – the whole reason I was bald last Halloween too.

“What are you going to dress up as?” a nurse asked me today.

“Me,” I responded. A sense of humor is good in these situations.

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