Today was the day. I decided to go out without any covering on my head. I stepped out my home with my head held high, got into my car and drove to a department store. I sat in the car a little while and got up the nerve to get out and go in. What a relief! No one gasped or took a double take. Everyone I encountered were very pleasant and cordial. Well, I passed that test. My next test was to pick up my college age daughter and go to shopping (to the mall). The same experience happened at the mall, no one cared what I looked like. I told my daughter that this was the first time that I came out the house without anything on my head and she told me that she was so proud of me and that I was beautiful. Thank you God!

I am not my hair!!!

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Comment by You can do it : ) on May 6, 2012 at 9:50am

wow, good for you that you had the courage to do that. You inspire me, I look up to you.

Comment by lynne on May 6, 2012 at 7:16pm

Wow very inspiring :) well done you should be so proud! x

Comment by Angela on May 6, 2012 at 10:33pm

Thanks Lynne and You can do it :), it was a very good day! I wish I could describe the feeling. I was very proud of myself.

Comment by lovelyjan on May 6, 2012 at 11:11pm

Congrats!!! Welcome to a feeling of Freedom.

Comment by Alliegator on May 8, 2012 at 12:04pm

Good for you! That is awesome!

Comment by Latina Sethman-Benthall on May 9, 2012 at 6:01pm

Well i haven't did that yet i want to ....just didn't yet but it's coming ....i believe this is what god would want me to do to have that confidence in myself...that i'm beautiful without hair ..so i will let you know ..i mean i don't even walk around in my house without it maybe my pastor is right i'm i comfortable with myself...i mean i been beaten up because of it all my life.

Comment by Nicole on May 9, 2012 at 6:14pm

Wow!!! You go Angela. Please pass some of your courage & fearlessness over to me. I want to get to this stage but I feel like I just don't have the right shape of head to go bald & beautiful. I am so glued (literally) to my lace systems. I love hair to the point I am obsessed with it. Thinking about it, I have always been that way even prior to Alopecia. I do walk around at home on the weekends bald, which call letting my head air out from the lace units.

Comment by Surraugeny Sanders on May 11, 2012 at 8:36pm

I'm so happy for you! I was never that brave. You look very pretty by the way and I'm not just saying that. When you do it, always wear it with confidence like you meant to do it that way. Peach and blessings...

Comment by Angela on May 13, 2012 at 8:55am

Thanks ladies for your comments.
It has been a long journey for me and my number 1 supporter was my sister June. She kept telling me you are beautiful and you would be a beautiful bald woman. I was afraid to let what hair I had left go and kept wearing my lace fronts. Well, as only God knows how to work his wisdom, she sent me a link to Bald Black Beauties. After I viewed the website, I shaved my head and added my picture to their site. That was step one. Step two was changing my profile picture on facebook, which was done two weeks after I shaved my head. Step three was finally stepping out into the world. I feel so much better and my sister cried when she saw me for the first time bald and said my God you are beautiful. http://baldblackbeauties.tumblr.com/

Comment by PJ on May 14, 2012 at 8:56pm

Live, Laugh, & Love....yourself...you look beautiful...so happy for you...did that almost 1 yr ago...and loving the bald look...soooooo free....

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