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I am Not My Hair or My Edges

I love being Black. I love being Woman. The two together make me feel strong and powerful AF, and I feel great joy and pride to think about my ancestors and who they may be and what they fought for. 1,614 more words


Introducing #HealthyAlopecia

In Alopecia Awareness Week 2016, we began our #EmbraceAlopecia campaign and theme for the year. We’re very proud of the response we’ve had to the campaign to Embrace Alopecia, especially the individuals in our community who came forward to share their stories and personal journeys, many of which can be found here on… 421 more words


Footprints in the Sand

I love being in front of the camera.  That sounds really arrogant, right?  I know but it’s the truth.  No, I don’t think I’m the most beautiful person in the world, not even close but I’ve learned to love myself and that was a journey.    721 more words

Stuttering and Alopecia: My Points of Pride Being a Fitness Coach

Do you remember 3rd grade? Do you remember playing math games with the entire class, and watching that clock move slower and slower as each minute went by? 784 more words


Oral Retinoids May Be Beneficial in Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a clinically distinct variant of lichen planopilaris that usually affects post-menopausal women. However, this type of alopecia can affect men and pre-menopausal women too. 364 more words

Dermatology Updates


First off I need to make it clear that many people lose all their hair due to chemotherapy (even nose hair! who knew?) or alopecia and that is so very much worse than what is happening to me. 2,196 more words

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Other People's Hair

One thing I’ve noticed since starting to lose my hair to alopecia, is other people’s hair! It’s one of those things isn’t it? If you are pregnant then you seem to notice lots of other pregnant women, and if buy a silver Ford Fiesta then you suddenly notice many other silver Ford Fiestas on the road. 269 more words