O.K. Fellow doodle-bugs (roll with it, it just came to me O.K.?)… So I stumbled across Bravelets™; an amazingly unique and heartfelt organization started by Stephanie Hansen for her mother and her family through a difficult time… “I wanted to make something that my sister, my mom, my dad and I could all wear in the weeks leading up to her Mastectomy – a symbol that … Continue reading Be Brave
O.K. So I don’t know the technical crap that goes on when your psoriasis goes into remission but it seems as if the little nasty white blood cells that have loved my skin so much are finally retracting and taking a break. (Knock on wood… where’s my sisters head when I need it?) So I thought I would just share what it’s starting to … Continue reading T-CELLS… ABORT!!!
I have read that your diet helps your Psoriasis. I found what they call the “Anti-Inflammatory Diet” and minus the red meats, it’s really close to the Paleo Diet (from what I can see). Here’s some information on the diet… Recipes to follow!!! =) Anti-Inflammatory Diet Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease. Many individuals benefit from following an anti-inflammatory diet to help reduce their symptoms. … Continue reading Diet and Psoriasis???
Alright dudes… Let’s address something. I’ve posted some things about my Psoriasis over the past few months on various social media outlets. This is NOT for sympathy or a pat on the back (although those are great and they definitely help me a lot, thanks guys!) My posts are not negative or meant to bring anyone down or feel bad for me. As someone … Continue reading The Social Media Pity Party
So, it seems that my Psoriasis is starting to go into remission. (no jinxies) But I wanted to share some of the experiences I have had by speaking to other people with the disease and doing my own research/trial and errors. Methods that work for me: -Keeping my stress levels down is a MAJOR thumbs up. Stay cool and calm and so will your skin. … Continue reading Research, Research, Research…
If you know me, are Facebook friends with me or simply saw me strutting the streets of my neighborhood, you have DEFINITELY “Pspotted” me. (see what I did there? Pspotted? no? moving along then…). I have been living with psoriasis for a mere 6 months but I am constantly trying to educate myself on the autoimmune disease and ways to make it work with me rather … Continue reading Have you seen my Psoriasis Pspots?
So to put it super simple, Psoriasis is a skin condition where cells grow at a faster rate than they can be shed, causing excess skin to build up and form scaly patches on the body. If you want to get technical (and I never do because I took Biology several times before I passed) … Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune disease that appears on the … Continue reading What is Psoriasis???