I am so happy to have found this community. 5 months ago a client noticed a small bald spot on my head. After that, having never suffered from hair loss, my hair was falling out at a scary rate. I…Continue
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About 6 months ago I was diagnosed with PCOS - Polycystic ovary syndrome. About three and a half years before that I started losing my hair in patches and it resulted in total loss all over my head. This happened twice within one year. Prior to that I went off birth control and was hospitalized for a terrible staph infection. All my life I have suffered from Chronic Fatigue which was flaring up during my alopecia outbreaks.
Since then I am happy to report and…Continue
My hair is back... I've had hair growth consistently since October of last year. I have patiently waited to write this post since the last time I tried I lost my hair again.
The doctors can't really agree (GP & Dermo) what started the loss but everyone is happy that it is back. The hardest question I find myself thinking about is when will this happen again? Or will it?\\
Has anyone found that they went through just a 2 year period of…Continue
So I finally made the decision to get a wig. After a year and a half of alopecia areata out breaks, resulting in a patch that looks as though it might never regrow. I decided to invest in a nice wig thanks to the help of my grandma and boyfriend. It was a big decision:
1. During the summer it is really hot in DC and I did not want to…Continue
I'm still having fun! This summer has been a whirlwind of graduation, bachelorette parties and weddings. While I have had some hesitation about being in a lot of pictures with a quirky haircut and missing hair, the experience of enjoying my friends and my life has overpowered the hesitation and made me even more comfortable in my skin!
Here I am with my father after receiving my Masters in City and Regional Planning. He was rocking his "someone I <3 has alocepia" wrist band that…Continue