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Living With Diabetes: My Hair

I noticed it for the first time about a month after getting out of the hospital. I ran my fingers through my hair one day – sitting on the couch, maybe? 1,512 more words

When Counting Sheep Doesn't Work

Alopecia is a tricky little sleep bandit. My mindset is usually great but once I lay down in bed, the stress surfaces. I think this is related to the fact that I have to look at my bald spots before applying the minoxidil at night. 331 more words


Being Diagnosed with Alopecia

I was officially diagnosed with Alopecia in May 2014.  After having thinning hair in the crown of my head for almost 15years, it had never occurred to me that there was a possibility that there was something that I could do about it.  384 more words


My Alopecia

Finding Out

When I was about 21 years old, my hair began to thin.  I thought it was a natural thing until I saw full strands of hair, with the bulb still attached, lying around my sink and in my comb.  261 more words


Too good to be true

I live my life by the following theory:

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

This statement tends to keep me from achieving  true happiness.

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Life lesson#10

Bald is beautiful.
September is Alopecia Awareness Month. Alopecia Areata is an auto immune disease. The immune system identifies all body hair as foreign. This includes hair on legs, arms, head, eyebrows, eyelashes, eveything. 293 more words

Life Lesson

My Hair Journey

It has literally been years since I’ve had what I would call long hair. Sixth Form was probably the last time that my hair was past shoulder length and the moment I stepped over the threshold of University in 2000 off came a few inches, then a few more, until in 2007 I finally did the inevitable and opted for the crop! 315 more words