Friday, January 07, 2005

Embracing the inevitable

There's an excellent article on the Marin Independent Journal website about baldness.
"I felt a scraping across my head," Snesko, 58, recalls. "She was shaving my head with her Lady Schick razor. I just (about) fainted."

Then came the words every follically challenged male lives for: "She said, 'You are so much better looking bald.' It so disarmed me, I let her finish the job. And I've been happy and grateful ever since."

Amen, and pass that mirror over here.

Bald is beautiful.
The person quoted above is Tony Snesko, founder of the Bald R Us website, which celebrates baldness.

It's interesting how our self-image can be tied up in our hair. But as the article points out, most men are affected by baldness or thinning hair at some point in their lives.
Male pattern baldness affects up to 90 percent of all men.

You can't run. You can't hide. So you may as well go with the flow.
Fighting against male pattern baldness is like fighting against the setting of the sun. It happens whether you fight it or not. Recognizing that it's not necessary to fight it, though, can make life a lot easier.

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