In the wee hours of January 1, 2017, I set my beard trimmer to zero millimeters and shaved off all the hair on my head.
In the days that followed, when concerned friends asked why I had buzzed my blonde locks, I had a few answers ready: I’d always wanted to try it out, it’d grow back in a month or two, plus it was an appropriate way to physically mirror the freshness of a new year.
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When life throws you lemons, you make lemonade, right?
I want people living with Alopecia to be classed as normal and to be accepted.
People's reactions, comments and stares were one of the hardest things to deal with during the early part of my Alopecia journey.
To be disliked by some is to be loved all the more by others.
And, specifically, a woman’s overall sex appeal is enhanced when some men find her ugly.” — Christian Rudder, Dataclysm Before we move on, I’d like to offer a warning: while I’ve tried to keep the analysis forthright and positive, dissecting men’s ratings of women introduces a certain irreducible aspect of objectification.