Hi, I'm 44 and started my aa about 7 years ago. I was able to hide it for a few yrs but then had to where a wig for about a yr. My hair seemed to grow back and was looking great until about a yr ago, I had to start wearing my wig again. In just the last 2 months, I have lost all hair on my head, my eyebrows, and just started losing my eyelashes last week. I also do not have hair on any other part of my body, accept of course the one place I would like to lose it, MY UPPER LIP!! Anyway, I guess losing the eyelashes is the last step in the process, and I always said, I would be okay as long as I don't lose my eyelashes. But I guess I survived the hairloss on my head then my eybrows and I guess I will survive the eylashes too. I look at my self and hate the way I look, and find that I am jealous of those with hair, but then I found this site and realized that there are children going through this and I feel so bad for them! I can't even imagine. It bothers me more than it bothers my husband, he says he loves me no matter what and at least it isn't life threatening, I guess I should be grateful for that. Anyway, thanks for letting me vent, I hope this gets easier.
Are you age 18 or older?
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I know, we all feel guilty for feeling bad about our hair loss when it could be so much worse. But it's okay -- just allow yourself to grieve and be angry. It's part of the process!
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