On December 4, 2012, I heard the words that no one wants to hear. I was told I had stage 3 invasive ductal carcinoma. The next two days were a blur. I do not remember much at all. A friend asked me to lunch and a short field trip, and we arrived at Marlisa's Wig Studio. The moment I decided that cancer might take my hair, I said it would be on my terms. I gathered a couple hundred of my closest friends together for support and shaved my head on New Years Day, right in the middle of Duck's Beach Club dance floor. Marlisa was standing close by to take me to the next triumphant level. She and her team have been there every step of the way. They picked out the perfect wig for me, just by seeing my picture. They offered me my choice of anything I wanted. I settled on what they chose for me.
I was diagnosed over three years ago with breast cancer. My immediately thought was, "I know I will beat this Cancer!" I did indeed! Marlisa was and is my saving grace. Coming into her wig shop is like going to a different world. Marlisa saved my pride by giving me my first wig. Feeling as if I have a crown on with my wigs, I will enjoy wearing them and I will for the rest of my life. Thank you so much, Marlisa, for all you do so unselfishly. I love you dearly.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age 35. Not knowing any reputable companies or anything about what to look for when buying a wig, I ordered online. I waited a month, received a very poor quality wig, and was told no returns. I was still adjusting to the idea of my diagnosis, feeling horrible from chemo, and sad about losing my hair. I do not know how my friend Leslie found Bod & Beautiful Wigs for Cancer, but she contacted them and sent them a picture of me. I was surprised when I received a gorgeous wig in the mail! It was heartwarming that they cared enough to reach out to someone to help me, and that an organization such as this exists. I sat in my driveway and cried after ripping open this mystery package. I was so touched. I immediately ran inside to try it on and take photos in it! At a time in my life when I not only did not feel OR look my best, it made me feel like me again, healthy and vibrant.
I really want to thank the gift that was given to me, because when we find people like you marlisa, we gain more strength to continue this battle! As it would be good if in the world there were more people like you and your beautiful gesture!
A very late, but sincere "Thank You" for my wonderful new look. I feel so much better about myself. so far, no one can tell that it is a wig. I'm excited for my daughter to see my new look. I think what you're doing for cancer patients is a marvelous thing. I pray that you'll be able to continue for years to come. You are a special lady and I'm happy to know you.
Marlisa is the most wonderful woman you will ever meet. Her efforts to help cancer victims are astounding.