Hello lovely people, I want to let you all know that this blog will be going on hiatus for a while. I need to focus on some other things in my life right now, so I probably won’t be posting. Take care y’all, see ya round the malt shop!

Anonymous asked: I am so sorry for bothering you, but I seem to be a little bit lost at the moment, and could really use some guidance, so I hope it's okay, if I ask your lovely self!:-) I also have alopecia but I wear a wig, and the thing is, I havn't really told any of my classmates yet, which has absolutely nothing to to with them, they're so lovely, it's just that I don't know if I am ready yet. But I just feel so guilty because I feel like I am lying to them, because sometimes they will ask me (...)

ANON continued:  (…) how I dye my hair (for example:-) ) which is so sweet of them to ask, but I just feel terrible, because then I will ‘panic’ and answer the question as if it was my actual hair, because I just don’t know if I am ready yet. I just feel so horrible and silly, because it has never been my intention to lie to them or anything like that, and it just makes me feel like a horrible, horrible person, and I just don’t know what to do anymore!:-( I am so sorry, this is so long and silly, I just came across this/your lovely, lovely page and I just had to write to you! I am so sorry about that! But thank you so much for creating this, you have no idea how much it means!<3 You are absolutely lovely, brave and beautiful!<3 And that goes for all fellow alopecians; you are all SO brave and SO incredibly beautiful, inside and out!! I wish I was just half as brave and beautiful as all of you! I love you all!<3 (sorry about my bad english by the way, hih but thanks a ton for your time!<3)

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Hey anon,

I think there are a couple of important things here:
1- Becoming comfortable being public about having alopecia can be a long and hard process, and it looks different for each person. You’re not comfortable with people knowing you wear a wig right now. And that’s totally okay. Maybe you will in the future, and maybe you won’t, but this is where you are right now, and you need to honor that. 
2- You don’t owe an explanation to anybody.  You don’t have to explain your hair situation to anyone if you’re not comfortable doing that.  Not being completely honest doesn’t make you a bad person-  it means that you’re doing what you need to do to be comfortable.
Good luck!

ed3re:

words cannot describe how happy i feel right now.

full head of hair
new home with the boyf
2 years & 16 days self harm free

wow. i am proud of myself.

mdmaeffect:

my hair looked amazing

mdmaeffect:

my hair looked amazing

ali-opecia:

seriously tumblr, i have the most amazing boyfriend in the whole world. He always have the correct words to make me feel a little better. I have been depressed since the past two weeks because my alopecia got worse… I haven’t almost no hair in the top of my head and i am afraid of go out home.  I don’t want to shave my head because i think that shave my hair would be surrender and let alopecia win this battle. I know that i have too many possibilities of become bald but i also know that there are a few possibilities of regrowing so i prefer believing on this and even if I have two or three locks of hair, i will keep them in my head. 

And… due to all this things, I have been thinking so much. I have been thinking that my new class mates in the college won’t accept me and maybe they will do jokes about me for my condition

And I thought that nobody was going to love me and i was afraid of what my boyfriend could think about me but then, he appears and he make me feel loved… just like always, like if nothing has happened to me and when I’m with him I forget that I don’t have hair and… oh, that’s the most beautiful thing in the world. Love him so so so so much. And if i’m going to study to other city I will miss him so so so much :(

jellybear2610:

Shine on you crazy diamond

jellybear2610:

Shine on you crazy diamond

kcac:

So eager to read this!! #alopecia #sheilabridges #memoirs

kcac:

So eager to read this!! #alopecia #sheilabridges #memoirs

nefrayu:

today was one of those windy as fuck days and I woke up and cried a bit and wagged my morning class bcos this weather gives me majorly ridic anxiety  But I got my shit together and made it to school in time for my afternoon class and I only cried once and
Whatever mother nature my wig stayed on my head the whole time

nefrayu:

today was one of those windy as fuck days and I woke up and cried a bit and wagged my morning class bcos this weather gives me majorly ridic anxiety
But I got my shit together and made it to school in time for my afternoon class and I only cried once and

Whatever mother nature my wig stayed on my head the whole time

livinginanunseenworld:

So, I haven’t posted a picture without a wig in 5 year but here it is! Happy Alopecia Month :D 

livinginanunseenworld:

So, I haven’t posted a picture without a wig in 5 year but here it is! Happy Alopecia Month :D