Brandi
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  • United States
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About Me:
Brandi Perko from Colorado, I'm 19 and have had Alopecia for 7 years.
I'm reserved but outgoing, happy but overwhelmed, anxious but tired and just looking for answers.
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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Thyroid?

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 7:49pm 10 Comments

Does anybody out there with AA also have problems with their thyroid?

Ugly

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 5:21pm 3 Comments

This is a poem I wrote at my lowest point, it was the worst my alopecia had ever been. I felt lost, alone, and most of all- ugly. The alopecia seemed to highlight every other flaw I had.

Aside from my family nobody knew I had alopecia so I had to hide and pretend everywhere I went.

Also, I've never shared this with a single soul, so I'm a little nervous...here goes nothing.



Ugly



You constantly haunt me throughout the day-

I carefully hide you behind shades… Continue

Don't look too close, I hide it for a reason

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 9:00pm 6 Comments

When attempting to hide Alopecia, it's imparative to avoid strange questions about your hair (wig,filled-in eyebrows, fake eyelashes, whatever it may be) especially from a crush or new boyfriend!

This is the story of how my boyfriend found out I was bald.

I had a crush on this absolutely gorgeous boy, a Jake Gyllenhaal look-alike, very calm, cool and collected. He played guitar and sang, was outgoing but kind. We both worked in the mall and had seen each other from time-to-time,…

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I guess the worst part is not knowing

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 8:00pm 1 Comment

I've had Alopecia Areata for 7 years now, I've lost my hair and I've regrown it over and over again. Last January I lost about 80% of my locks to this hungry monster. I was at my lowest point, very depressed..it was my senior year of High School, I was supposed to be having the time of my life not hiding in my room and shopping for wigs in another town. It was all very hard for me to understand although I was familiar with it.

I was tired of not being able to go swimming or wear a…

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At 12:01am on October 5, 2013, michael said…

Hey, How have you been? I haven't heard from you in awhile

At 5:32pm on April 30, 2013, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome, Brandi!
How are you today?
Leslie Ann

At 11:37am on April 25, 2013, Paulo Rodrigues said…

Hi Brandi,welcome to Alopecia World,greatings!!

At 8:47pm on April 22, 2013, Samantha said…

Thank you for adding me as a friend! You are gorgeous!

 
 
 

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