Long, Luscious Locks.....NOT!

I wear a wig every day.  It’s not a fashion statement or because I’m too lazy to do my own hair.  I don’t have a choice.Over ten years ago I was diagnosed with alopecia cicatrisata, a rare form of scarring alopecia.  I noticed my hair seemed to be thinning at the crown so I went to a dermatologist who had me try a few different topical steroid creams and did several tests before she gave me the diagnosis.  I went to her for instructions on how to get my hair to grow back, but instead she let me know that it was never going to happen....more

She Spoke For her Friend

Today as I listened to the defense attorney cross examine the state's star witness in the George Zimmerman trial I could feel my emotions running high. Just in case someone is unaware (though I can't imagine who), Mr. Zimmerman is on trial for shooting and killing 17 year old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida in February 2012. Mr. Zimmerman says it was self defense but the teenager had only a can of Arizona Tea and some Skittles on him. At the time of the shooting, Trayvon was on the phone with a childhood friend, and that was the young lady who was on the witness stand today....more