Alopecia Areata and Airport Security

I mean, I actually had not paid attention to people’s reactions to my alopecia areata before. Because it happened face-to-face at an airport security checkpoint with people all around me, it was a bit jarring. Here’s what the TSA agent did.

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Facebook Finds Alopecia Areata Ugly

As if I needed an internet service to repeat back to me what society dispenses daily. Facebook, the epitome of social media, where millions are members, where the platform shapes your business and your life, found my photo too ugly to advertise.

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Chemo Hasn’t Killed My Kidneys, and Cancer Can’t Steal My Emotions

Round 3 of chemo should have started yesterday. But blood tests came back and some stuff with my kidneys were still too high to start. In the afternoon, I went to the kidney specialist (very unprepared). In good news, I’m NOT having pain from the cancerous lymph nodes, but I am having body pain from the car accident.

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Facial Hair Loss from Testicular Cancer Treatment

I’m currently at the halfway point of treatment for my testicular cancer. I have seen a difference in hair loss and skin color. I am planning a big shaving reveal. I’m doing everything I can to hold my head up high and overcome everything that has been thrown my way. I knew cancer treatment was expensive, but did not expect the bill collectors so soon. You probably will not guess what triggered the calls.

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