Hey - My name is MJ and Ive had AU for 2 years now. Those closest to me know that i don't have any hair, but I'm having trouble with having those outside of my close circle know about my condition.…Continue
Hey everyoneAnyone in the Chicagoland area have any suggestions on where to get eyebrow tattoos? I've tried the human hair ones that you glue on, I've tried the temporary tattoos ones, but man oh…Continue
"The day before shaving my head the first time, someone took a picture of me from the side. I looked at it and just decided I'd be better off just shaving it. Now, I rarely shave my head, as it just doesn't grow at all.
"MJ... that is crazy! bc my name is also MJ, and i shaved my head August 14th, 2015! what are the odds?!
that was very brave of you to do right off the bat. I hope that i can muster up the same strength that you did!"
"The day I shaved my head (August 14, 2014), I posted a picture of me to my Facebook feed. People knew I'd been dealing with Alopecia but Id been doing what I could to cover it up, color my hair, etc. I got nothing but positive…"
"I would like to suggest posting a picture you are proud of if you want to go the Facebook route. But instead of exposing your alopecia outright in the post. Say something along the lines of "August 1st is alopecia awareness day today..."…"
"Hi EmJay, I completely understand how you feel but I think we put this on ourselves since I came out everyone I have met has been amazing about it. The key for me was to stop caring what other people thought of me, this freed me up to feel like if…"
I have found that washing my face/eyelids with baby wash every night to be pretty helpful in reducing some shitty eye infections. its gentle enough to use on your eyes that it doesn't sting. You're right though, shit does…"
"I sent an email to everyone at work explaining what was happening which made that part very easy. For the rest I have just been willing to talk/educate anyone who asks. I have found that people are very curious and have a lot of…"
Hey - My name is MJ and Ive had AU for 2 years now. Those closest to me know that i don't have any hair, but I'm having trouble with having those outside of my close circle know about my condition. But recently I've been thinking about being more publicly open about my AU. I guess i was just looking for advice on how you told people in your life about your hair loss. I thought about just making a post of Facebook or something. But that felt odd and overly exposing. But at the same time, Im just…See More
"Michael - sweating with no eyebrows is the WORST!!!! the first time i went for a run after losing mine was awful! i had to keep wiping my eyes and couldn't see a damn thing! Not to mention the stinging! yes. I feel ya, brother. I feel ya"
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