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How and when is the right time to tell your child ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bonnie Piper on Thursday. 2 Replies

Hello I am going into my 7th year of living with this awful condition and although I am much better I still have my up and down days. I have a beautiful 10 year old daughter and she knows that…Continue

Freedom Wig Repair Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bonnie Piper May 12, 2017. 4 Replies

Hi EveryoneI am new to this website and wondered if anyone can help.I have been suffering with AT for the past 4 years and have been wearing freedom pieces. I sent one of my freedom pieces in over 6…Continue

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Bonnie Piper replied to Bonnie Piper's discussion How and when is the right time to tell your child ?
"thank you so much for your reply and suggestions. I know i need to have the conversation - i suppose i'm the one not ready to loose control just yet. x x x"
Thursday
Alo-mom replied to Bonnie Piper's discussion How and when is the right time to tell your child ?
"Honestly, if your daughter is asking if you have any hair then she must have an idea that you do not. The next time she brings this up is the time to have that mother daughter discussion. Ask her is she wants to see you without a wig, if she says…"
Jul 6
Bonnie Piper posted a discussion

How and when is the right time to tell your child ?

Hello I am going into my 7th year of living with this awful condition and although I am much better I still have my up and down days. I have a beautiful 10 year old daughter and she knows that something isn't right with my hair but has never seen me bald. I go to great lengths to hide it from everyone and quite frankly I am so tired and exhausted of living this constant lie. However, after watching the witches movie the other day she was absolutely horrified when the witches took off their wigs…See More
Jul 1
Bonnie Piper replied to kvv's discussion Telling boyfriend about my Alopecia
"It sounds from your post that you are with a very caring and loving person who probably knows but just wants you to tell him. I feel for you as I have alopecia totalis and I don't know how to tell my little girl of 10 who knows that all is not…"
Jul 1
Bonnie Piper commented on Vamsi's blog post I want my hair back.What should I do?
"Hi Vamsi So sorry that you are going through this. I have Alopecia Totalis and I lost my hair and eyebrows very quickly and it is such a hard thing to come to terms with. I never thought I would say this but everyday is getting better because I am…"
Jul 27, 2017
Bonnie Piper replied to Deeann's discussion Feedback about your experiences with doctors and nurses when first being diagnosed
"Hi  I was offered no help what so ever. No advice on support groups my mum and I literally did not know where to turn next. Some days I wake up and I am fine with it but other days I get so sick and tired of having to live a lie as I don't…"
Jul 27, 2017
Bonnie Piper replied to Deeann's discussion Feedback about your experiences with doctors and nurses when first being diagnosed
"Hi there I was diagnosed with AA 3 years which for the past 2.5 years progressed into AT. I have the most awful experience from start to finish and for me this is part of the problem. For anyone going through the transition of hair loss to total…"
Jul 20, 2017
Pat commented on Bonnie Piper's blog post Freedom Wig Repair question
"Wow...what a shame! they are far too expensive to just last 1 year for goodness sake. What is the extensive damage they speak of? I had mine repaired after 3 years (the silicone base needed repairing around the edges) but the hair was still good. I…"
May 26, 2017
Bonnie Piper replied to Bonnie Piper's discussion Freedom Wig Repair Question
"Hi Jen Thank you so much for your reply. I take great care of my freedom piece and am aware of all the things that can lead to chemical breakdown and avoid all of them as much as possible. I live in a very hot climate which requires me to go…"
May 12, 2017
Jennifer Krahn replied to Bonnie Piper's discussion Freedom Wig Repair Question
"Hi Bonnie, I am a representative here in Canada for Freedom.  Sorry to hear about the issues surrounding your hairpiece. It is out of the norm to have this much hairloss after 12 months and to have your repair gone so long.   I think a…"
May 10, 2017
Bonnie Piper replied to Rascalx2's discussion Does this ever become easier?
"Hi  Sorry for the late reply but I have just joined and your post really resonated with me. Like you I am struggling big time. I find it easier to no longer look in mirrors as the hideous thing that stares back at me frightens me. All I can say…"
May 6, 2017
Bonnie Piper replied to Bonnie Piper's discussion Freedom Wig Repair Question
"Hi Pam Have sent you an email. I also could not wear my freedom piece owing to the awful hair styling. Felt like a granny! £2500 down the toilet!! I have sent you a message to your email x "
May 6, 2017
Pamela replied to Bonnie Piper's discussion Freedom Wig Repair Question
"Hi Bonnie, I have a freedom piece.  I've had it since mid December.  So far so good.  BUT I don't wear it much because I don't like the way it was styled, and it isn't really age appropriate.  It is beautiful,…"
May 6, 2017
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Freedom Wig Repair question

Hi EveryoneI am new to this website and wondered if anyone can help.I have been suffering with AT for the past 4 years and have been wearing freedom pieces. I sent one of my freedom pieces in over 6 months ago to be repaired and have been informed that mine is in the next batch to be repaired. I have also been told that owing to the extensive damage it may"die during the repair process"!I only worn the freedom piece for 12 months and yes there was a bald spot at the front and hair loss at the…See More
May 5, 2017
Bonnie Piper posted a discussion

Freedom Wig Repair Question

Hi EveryoneI am new to this website and wondered if anyone can help.I have been suffering with AT for the past 4 years and have been wearing freedom pieces. I sent one of my freedom pieces in over 6 months ago to be repaired and have been informed that mine is in the next batch to be repaired. I have also been told that owing to the extensive damage it may"die during the repair process"!I only worn the freedom piece for 12 months and yes there was a bald spot at the front and hair loss at the…See More
May 5, 2017
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Freedom Wig Repair question

Posted on May 5, 2017 at 7:34am 1 Comment

Hi Everyone

I am new to this website and wondered if anyone can help.

I have been suffering with AT for the past 4 years and have been wearing freedom pieces. I sent one of my freedom pieces in over 6 months ago to be repaired and have been informed that mine is in the next batch to be repaired. I have also been told that owing to the extensive damage it may"die during the repair process"!

I only worn the freedom piece for 12 months and yes there was a bald spot…

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