Last month I took a leap of faith and decided to add a new segment to the blog for vitiligo awareness. I was overwhelmed by the support from my fellow bloggers and my awesome readers. Today I had planned to talk about how important sun safety is when you have vitiligo, but I wanted to switch gears after I started to notice something I was seeing in Morgan.
As the weeks pass by the weather has been getting warmer in our part of the country, but my daughter still insisted on wearing a sweater and leggings with her skirts to school. I didn’t really pay much attention to it until it got hot! So I finally asked her if she didn’t want anyone to see her beauty spots. At first she dismissed it and then said yes. I can’t even tell you all how much that hurt me inside. I’ve been trying to approach talking about her vitiligo with her delicately because I know she’s not comfortable when I ask her about it. I asked her if any of the kids said anything to her and she said yes but couldn’t remember. [Read more…]