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I see on various forums where people post their successes. . . “50 days pull-free!” and I can’t help but wonder where they started. I don’t think I have ever had one pull-free day. 601 more words


Trich Tips (BFRB week, pictures)

It’s the very end (actually the last two hours) of BFRB week. For those of you that don’t know, BFRB stands for Bodily Focused Repetitive Behavior. 1,325 more words

Hello, this is me.

I am a 22-year-old living in the UK. I have suffered from Trichotillomania from the age of 9. All I remember really, was the sudden change in my life, one day I had a full head of hair and then the next it was gone. 397 more words


Let's Get Real: Body Focused Repetitive Behavior Disorder

Here’s a thing that’s a thing. This week is BFRB (Body Focused Repetitive Behavior) awareness week, and I’ve been living with a clinical level BFRB for 8 years. 1,108 more words


Jay became a weakness. He still to this day doesn’t know this, but I would have done ANYTHING to be with him. To make him want me. 875 more words


Immune Disorders Tied to Mental Illness?

Wow! This is my pet hypothesis, that mental illness is caused by immunological factors, and may even be an auto-immune disease. Well here, ladies and gentlemen, a bone marrow transplant cures mice of compulsively pulling out their hair! 483 more words


self-mutilation and suicidal ideations  while in your 30s

so, here I am. awake. despite the begiing and pleading and bargaining with Great Powers-That-Be.

and I forgot to make my SI pack to bring to work. 204 more words