Why are you grateful for Alopecia World?

'Tis the season to be grateful, so we are wondering why you are thankful for Alopecia World? What brought you here? What keeps you here? Why do you tell others about our beloved community? Please let us know in your reply below. :-)

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Comment by Susan - Jon's Mum on November 26, 2009 at 6:08am
I am grateful for Alopecia World for giving me a place where I can vent and people understand. Where people give of themselves and share their heartaches and triumphs and always always willing to give support to people who need it most. Thank you all for being there!
Susan
Comment by Alexandra on November 26, 2009 at 10:57am
I'm so grateful to Alopecia World for all of the support I was able to receive AND give, and also for all of the wonderful people I've met. AW is not only a great support system, but it is also a great family. What a simple but powerful comfort it is to know that we are not alone.
Thank you all,
Alexandra
Comment by Diana Hastings on November 26, 2009 at 11:00am
Reading other peoples experiences helped me when i first lost all my hair and then writing my own blog and getting caring responses was really helpful too. Its good to know we are not alone - there are others who care.
Comment by Dorothy Eccles on November 26, 2009 at 3:21pm
I am so grateful, for every thing, and alopecia world, it lets me know that it's ok to be me and to help when there is a need. Never give up just because you lost your hair doesn't mean that this is the end, God always have something else good waiting for you, for he's still in control
Comment by Jeff W on November 26, 2009 at 11:18pm
AW has not only made dealing with alopecia so much easier, but it has provided a wealth of new friendships. Thanks so much AW!
Comment by Maria D. Toledo Velez on November 28, 2009 at 10:11pm
I am grateful to AW because it gives me a chance to learn about other people: their hopes, happiness and life experiences. Thanks to all!
Comment by elaine on November 29, 2009 at 4:52am
I am grateful for Alopecia World because I don't feel alone anymore and by sharing experiences I feel I have joined an extended family even though I'm not around much.
Comment by alyssa on December 1, 2009 at 9:56pm
because reading information about others help you learn about yourself... alopecia-world helps people learn of new medications- what has happened to others using it, and if it work... if we didnt have this we would be spending alot of money of medications that might not work...it also helps bring people together.
thank you for giving us something like this
Comment by Anyanwu Chinyere Oby on December 10, 2009 at 7:01am
Since the day i came across Alopecia World life has not been the same for me, i have come to accept and love myself just the way i am and also to accept and live with those things i cannot change in life. This site has helped in boosting my self confindence i have come to know people who live with AA and am happy that there is really nothing wrong with me.
I now talk about AA to whoever cares to listen and now confidenently spot a BOLD BALD LOOK this makes me feel sooo good. Above all i found love and acceptance am engaged to be married next year to a man who loves me just the way i am. Appearance is not just about what you look like it is majorly who you are and what you make out of life.
Thank you Alopecia World and kudos to all of us out there.
Chinyere Anyanwu.
Abuja, Nigeria.
Comment by christine armstrong on December 12, 2009 at 6:43pm
i am greatful because it is the first place i have felt i can be myself..for years now i have lived with this and never knew anyone who had gone thru the same which when you are a teenager isnt good..i have managed to get thru quite a few milestones the way i am and have only just realised that it is because of who i am that i have got thru them the way i am an that having alopecia made me who i am...all the very best to everyone..xxx

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