"I had Alopecia Arcata for 8 years before losing all my hair. I like your analogy of Mr. Potato Head better than my Golum from Lord of the Rings, in other words feeling like a blob is on your neck. While I decided never to wear a wig, I had always…"
"I too have Alopecia and lost all my hair at a later age, 68, I will be 70 at the end of the year. I think what helped is that I was able to regrow eyebrows and eyelashes. These meant the most to me. It was my eye doctor who saw the start of lash…"
"After a year I got used to having no hair. I have medical issues that do not allow me to take JAK inhibitors. My hair started to grow back on its own but very patchy and none on the sides. For me, I am good the way I am but I would be better if I…"
"I feel that the Jada event opened up a whole new world of awareness and familiarity to the term Alopecia. While I have had Alopecia Areata for years, I lost all my hair quite quickly a month ago. I made my husband promise to educate people not fight…"
I discovered my first bald patch 2 months ago and I had my first treatment for AA 2 weeks ago. All of this is new to me. I am familiar with the Alopecia journey due to a distant cousin having AU. I worry more about acceptance from my small grand children than that rest of the people. I am open about what I am going through so if I have to eventually shave my head there will be no surprises. But the hair loss continues and there is really no one to talk to about who isn't "sorry".
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