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Living with Alopecia Areata

So, I have this medical condition or if you really want to get technical with it, an “auto-immune disease” called Alopecia Areata. This year will mark 5 years since I was first diagnosed with it. 810 more words

How to Find Happiness in the Midst of Sorrow

As a fifth grade girl, I believed one of the worst things my mom could say to me was “Claire, I just noticed a bald spot on the top of your head.” She was very concerned so she quickly made a dermatologist appointment. 522 more words


History of #HairlessHannah’s hairstyles

Hair, or lack of it is one of the reasons I started blogging in the first place. Since losing my hair, it’s made me obsessed with looking at people’s hairstyles and I find myself longing to be able to brush my own hair, wash it, dry it, straighten in, curl it…all the things that when I had it, I found a drag! 1,716 more words


AAAF's New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! We hope you all had enjoyable and safe holiday season and are feeling refreshed and excited for the year ahead.

Before we took our holiday break, we were talking here on… 634 more words


The Ultimate Guide To Hair Loss: A Scientific Approach

The Ultimate Guide To Hair Loss: A Scientific Approach

All over the web, we find remedies — frequently without any scientific basis — on how to “cure” ourselves of this annoying condition. 24 more words


Alopecia and me

Maggie Mwangi has had alopecia ever since she was five. This is her story.

My earliest memory of it is probably at about seven or eight. 1,187 more words


Alopecia update 1

I wanted to start sharing with you monthly Alopecia updates.

It is, unfortunately, a huge part of my life right now. So I should start telling you what’s going on! 575 more words