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I had radiation for a brain tumor in 08" a result i now have end stage alopecia and wear wigs
Do you have alopecia?
Scarring alopecia
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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Posted on September 4, 2011 at 4:00pm 2 Comments

I'm honestly tired of people around me saying "you're still pretty" The point is I don't feel that way. I don't even feel like me anymore. I feel so lonely. Just a few years ago i was 80lbs lighter, working out in the gym and had a full head of hair. Now i'm overweight, depressed and have to wear wigs to leave the house. I can't stand to look at myself in the mirror anymore. If i don't like myself how can anyone else? I had a boyfriend a few months ago but he didn't understand what i was going… Continue

My nightmare

Posted on August 27, 2011 at 5:00pm 4 Comments

In 08' I received radiation for a brain tumor I had. As a result I ended up with End scarring alopecia. Before going to the Dermatologist i tried EVERYTHING. Biotoin....Naproxen.....pills.....massaging my scalp. Once he took a biopsy and told me there was nothing i could do to make my hair come back i was devastated. Have been ever since. Currently i'm on Anti- Depressants because of this. I've spent thousands of dollars in wigs and head scarves. I just don't feel like "me" anymore. I know my… Continue

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At 2:51pm on April 29, 2012, Megan Hopkins said…

hi jenny........thinking of you and relating to how you are feeling, i am feeling the same way...i hope you come back to this page as i see you have not been on since September 2011..........i'd love to have you as a friend as it seems we are both very alone....hugs, megan

At 12:44pm on September 7, 2011, Jenn said…
Hey Jenny how are you? Thanks for the add :)
At 5:33pm on August 27, 2011, LeslieAnn Butler said…
Hello and welcome, Jenny!
I'm sorry you are having a hard time.
You said you had black curly hair. Does it help to have a wig that's like your old hairstyle? I have wigs that look just like the way my hair used to look.
Leslie Ann


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