O.K. So Tina wasn’t singing about stress but for people with Psoriasis, stress certainly doesn’t feel like a “secondhand emotion”. So, why exactly DOES stress affect our bodies so much? Well, stress can cause a lot of ailments and discomforts in the body. First let’s look at stress by itself. Stress is an emotional and sometimes physical reaction that your body has in response to … Continue reading What’s Stress Got To Do With It?
“Be kind, For everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” -Plato It’s Invisible Illness Awareness Week (September 28 – October 4) and I’m encouraging everyone with an Invisible Illness to stand up and stand out! As most of you know, I was diagnosed with Severe Plaque Psoriasis only a few years ago. I try to keep my blog posts light and happy but the … Continue reading #MyInvisibleFight : 30 Things About My Invisible Illness
I dreaded this day but it’s here: The first sign of psoriasis. I know it seems small from the picture (it’s a camera phone, cut me some slack) but my psoriasis seems to be making a triumphant return! yay! No, seriously. My psoriasis seems to be creeping up on me. It started on my legs (as seen in picture, along with a wrestling belt – don’t … Continue reading The First Psign Of Pspots…
So, I’ve had psoriasis for over a year now. For some reason it seems to pop up more in the spring/summer time than in the fall/winter months (don’t ask me why, it’s usually the opposite for most people). Anyway, it started on my face this time which is the FIRST TIME it’s ever been on my face. I suppose it was bound to happen at … Continue reading Just Face It!