I shared in this space a couple of years ago, about our then 10 yr old daughter’s battle with sudden hair loss as a result of Alopecia. Blue is the awareness color for the condition and our daughter; now a 15 yr old HS student, shares her story every chance she gets.
She’s courageous. Courageous because no one would ever have to know. See she was diagnosed withAlopecia Areata where there arepatches of hair loss. Her remaining hair is thick so depending on the hairstyle, bald spots can be hidden. But now she’s getting older and experimenting with different hairstyles so newly formed bald spots are visible. As a creative being, she’s discovered thatblue lipgloss and strategically painting only one nail blue; sparks a conversation she’s ready to have.
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