Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease.Learn more...
As part of our Bald Girls community, you know firsthand the impacts of alopecia areata. That’s also what the FDA wants to learn. They held an AA patient-focused meeting in September 2017 attended by Bald Girls Do Lunch CEO, Thea Chassin.
Sandra met us in Raleigh, NC a few years ago. This inspiring motivational speaker and singer continues to spread her message of self-acceptance to boost more women with alopecia.
“Bald Girls Do Lunch in Raleigh was a blessed event. Thea has a wealth of knowledge and a heart of gold. It takes great strength and courage to walk boldly and confidently as a bald women in this society. Not only does Thea live her song, but she inspires women all over the world to do the same.”
Heidi showed us the power of her friendship in helping a close friend to live well with alopecia areata. In this follow-up we find out how Heidi does it. In fact, she told us how alopecia areata resonates with her own life, even though she herself has normal hair.
Her insights are very cool. Enjoy! Guest commentary from interview with Heidi S. of New Jersey. Read More