Patricia Gerbaud
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  • Fontenay-sous-Bois
  • France
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Jan 10, 2023
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Patricia Gerbaud commented on Cheryl, Co-founder's blog post 5 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With Alopecia
"I was once a neighbors' party in the summer so nothing on my head. A lady came to me saying that when she had cancer she discovered there were reeeaaallllly nice wigs, you could not guess they were wigs etc. I tried to explain I had tried…"
Nov 30, 2022
Patricia Gerbaud commented on Cheryl, Co-founder's blog post My bald head is my victory dance. And you?
"You said it all Cheryl ! You look great and feel great, that's the main thing.Feeling exactly the same. I don't know about you but I can't understand why people say I'm brave and why some wish me to have hair again. I don't…"
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After having been wrongly diagnosed with telogen effluvium early August 2012, my hair, which I hadn't lost completely then, grew again and within a week end November I lost it all ... I started wearing a wig early December but have the feeling I might stop wearing it in the summer (to go out). As soon as I get home I take it out, wear a turban (English word ?) or nothing at all, because it itches.
I also have Hashimoto thyroiditis.
Back again Aug 2013, made my 'coming out' at the end of June, haven't worn a wig during the summer, maybe once or twice on special occasions, feel great without one unfortunately the cold will be back and I'll need sthg, I think I might invest in even more turbans ;. People around me think I'm very brave, I don't just think i'm as positive as possible, haven't got a choice have I ? I don't think I would have ever shaved my hair but it's gone so if I have to live with it, I'd better get on.

Stress was definitely the trigger but since I've still got so many problems I don't think it's gonna grow back soon especially since I have AU.

So cheer up all of you, we aren't only hair.
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia universalis
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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At 9:53am on July 10, 2013, Mary said…

Hello, Patricia. Thank you for your Friend request. I see that you Liked my blog post about International Alopecia Day - I would love to have France represented in the 2013 annual video slide show, so please take a photo on August 3. Let me know if you have any questions about IAD. All the best, Mary

At 1:59am on January 29, 2013, lenna said…

Hey Patricia,
AGA means androgenic alopecia. Female pattern baldness, where u loose hairs mostly on your crown area. I am 24 this yr. I was diagnosed with this since 20. I have healthy hairs on my back... so its making me unable to go for wigs. I am not ready yet to shave my head. M looking for something like bonded toppers.

At 3:25am on January 27, 2013, pecie said…

Patricia, tu peux me lire et nous pouvons échanger sur nos expériences sur mon blog :
Ici, je ne me sens pas à l'aise, le groupe français est insignifiant... Les anglophones ont de la chance eux, beaucoup de nouveaux billets intéressants presque tous les jours, beaucoup de chaleur partagée.

At 4:47pm on January 18, 2013, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome, Patricia!
How are you today? I have AU, too.
Leslie Ann



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