As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I have Trich. It’s basically, in laymen terms, a version of OCD. When I’m stressed, I pull. When I’m bored, I end up pulling. Yeah, I pull. I have just enough control over it that I don’t do it in front of a lot of people, and I only pull in certain areas. Now you can see why I wear my hair up all the time. Some have suggested that I look into hair loss products, but it won’t work. It’s not the hair falling out that is the issue. It’s me, pulling it out.
It’s something I have to work on, something I’m admitting I have a problem with.
They say the first step is admitting, and I’ve made that step many times. It has definitely improved since I was in high school. I spent most of my junior year nearly completely bald