I was browsing through google images this evening in search of inspiration for t-shirt designs I will be designing for the Alopecia Aotearoa event in New Zealand when I came across something rather…Continue
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We'll stop looking for the answers,
Wear our hearts out on our sleeves,
But it's hard to make them see, and—
Just look at who are we,
Don't judge us as you please, we aren't weak,
And the dreams we sew,
We'll start to move mountains—
The world will be in the know,
And the more we grow—
The more they will see us, and greet us
After going from having small bald patches that would grow back over a few months, to losing 98% of my hair and half an eyebrow—the journey has been far from easy. I look back now, and cringe over how I would stress out when I discovered tiny little patches that were covered by the thick head of hair I once had.
How I would whinge because my hair was too thick, boring and normal when I was younger, along with other image issues.
How I would kid with my best friend whether he'd…Continue
Paint me a picture,
Of what life should be,
A world where it's people don't judge what they see.
Your hair is all gone,
It's alien—it's strange,
You find that your world has started to change.
Why is the question,
You keep in your mind,
Where are the answers you struggle to find.
A while it will take,
To accept this is you,
To challenge yourself in all that is new.
Two eyes and a nose,
A mouth and ears too,…