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THE ALOPECIAN

An Ordinary Day In A Not So Ordinary Life

Skye-FlowerMy name is Frances Stanfield and I live in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. In a nutshell I am a graduate of Shorter University, currently employed with Emory University, married for over three decades and have one fantastic daughter. I like to think of myself as one of the many Georgia Peaches gracing HotLanta. In my quest to talk on the challenges of suffering with alopecia; family; and some of my life’s lessons, I am hopeful that you leave with more insight than you came with.


A Revealing Letter To My 14 Year Old Self

“To write is human, to receive a letter: Devine!” ~Susan Lendroth Click to tweet If Only I Had This Letter When I Was 14 A letter to my 14 year old self reads like (and not necessarily in the right order): *** Dear Frances, First, I love you dearly and I want you to... read more

Are You Immortal Or Insanely In Denial?

“Self love is the elixir of an immortal heart.” ~Amy Leigh Mercree Click to tweet   I Am A Mere Immortal, Or Am I? I’ve figured out that sometimes writing here requires a certain level of risks or a gamble of sorts. Especially when your views may not be... read more

My Unique Memoir With The Perfect Name

“A memoir provides a record not so much of the memoirist as of the memoirist’s world.” ~Arthur Golden Click to tweet   What Shall This Memoir Be Named? – #MondayMusings It’s been 31/2 years since I reintroduced myself as “Frantastically... read more

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