A Letter to My Trichotillomania // BFRB Awareness Week 2018

Dear you, We’ve known each other a while now. More than a while, more than a decade. You might be my oldest friend if that’s not too strange to say. You know me so well. When I’m bored. When I’m busy. When I’m scared. When I’m safe. When I’m not. You know how to choose … Continue reading A Letter to My Trichotillomania // BFRB Awareness Week 2018

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My Doctor Had to Google My Disorder (or ‘Why Having Trichotillomania Sucks’)

As I sit in the general practitioner’s room, I scratch at the frayed material of the seat beneath me and hear my heartbeat in my ears as I wait to finally, finally be fixed. The mental health consultant I’m seeing has been assigned to me through a series of phone calls, appointments, and waiting lists. … Continue reading My Doctor Had to Google My Disorder (or ‘Why Having Trichotillomania Sucks’)

The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Having Trichotillomania // A Beginner’s Guide to a Trichy Life

For about the past decade, I've suffered with a disorder called Trichotillomania. Here's the NHS definition if you want to know more about it, and here and here are my past posts about the subject, if you want to know more from the horse's mouth (or mine. whichever). I'm not going to spend time explaining … Continue reading The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Having Trichotillomania // A Beginner’s Guide to a Trichy Life