• 46, Female
  • Jim Thorpe, PA
  • United States

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I'm Amy!
I'm 33yrs old & have been battling Alopecia Areata for over 10yrs.
I'm married to the most wonderful man...Jeff & we have 3 kiddos, George is 7, Andrew is 4, & Allie Grace was born 5/17/08.
I am originally from Oklahoma City, but marrying an Air Force man has allowed me to live in places I never thought I'd see, like Belgium!!
My husband is now a civilian, after 10yrs of service & we now live in Jim Thorpe, Pa.
I am a huge US history nut, with anything WWII related being my passion. Before getting married & doing the SAHM gig, I majored in History & American military history. I still plan to eventually finish up the 13hrs I have left, so that maybe one day I can get my dream job of teaching college kids about the Greatest Generation & having a dingy little office cluttered with books!!:)
Aside from being a mom & wife, I like to get involved with as many activities as I can.....this allows me to forget about the A/A for a while, by keeping busy.
I've coached the boys soccer teams, been active with a wonderful military wives group, & try to devote time to other causes such as POW/MIA's, military & veteran's affairs, & AD/HD(our oldest son is afflicted with this condition.).
My life hasn't been easy, by any means, but, I try to look at it like this: Life is never easy, so it's best to work with what you've been given & try to make a difference in someone else's life!
Living with A/A has made me realize that no one is perfect, love comes in all shapes, beauty is not what's on the outside, but what's on the inside, & being true to yourself is the most important thing!
I have a very supportive family, from my parents to my husband & children. I also have a close circle of friends who push me to be who I am & for that I am grateful.
I've just recently "come out" with my A/A, & the funny thing is, some people whom I've known since childhood, had NO idea I had struggled with this! So, I am opening up & trying to raise awareness, hoping that by getting the word out, people will learn more & be more accepting of people with this devastating condition.
I'm hoping to find some people who have been there, done that!
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?

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At 11:44am on January 18, 2009, Mukti said…
Wishing you a very Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day!
At 5:37pm on December 13, 2008, Carmella said…
Welcome and enjoy Amy!
At 10:12pm on December 12, 2008, Amber Lounder said…
Hi Amy Welcome to AW! Im new at this too I didn't know I had AA until aug of this year This site is wonderful. Hope to chat with you :)))
At 8:30pm on December 12, 2008, LeslieAnn Butler said…
Hi Amy,
Hello and welcome! How are you today?
At 1:39am on December 12, 2008, JeffreySF said…
Hi Amy,

Welcome to Alopecia World.

At 12:47pm on December 11, 2008, Tammy -mom of Ramsey said…
Amy, I think you live near us. Do you know of any support groups? My daughter is only five and she is dealing with AA.
At 12:06pm on December 11, 2008, Maygensmom said…
So your first encounter with AA was when you were 22? Does anyone else in your family have AA? I am wondering if your triggers are hormones and stress? My daughter is 13 and she has AA. She just recently started loosing more hair, she has always had patches here and there, but now she is loosing a lot of her hair all over. I get very sad when I see the drains and her bed pillows. Actually it is everywhere. I am thankful for women like you that share your daily experiences and prove that you can carry on with a normal life. :-)
At 9:34am on December 11, 2008, rj, Co-founder said…
Hi, Amy. Welcome to Alopecia World! This is a great place for great people, so be sure to make your positive presence known. :-) - rj, Co-founder
At 7:58am on December 11, 2008, David said…
Welcome to AW!!
At 10:54pm on December 10, 2008, Cheryl, Co-founder said…
Hi Amy, I wanted to take this opportunity to welcome you to Alopecia World. I have been living with Alopecia Areata since 1991 and know full well the struggle it can be. I look forward to getting to know you. Cheryl, Co-founder


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