When I first spoke about my psoriasis, it was a scary moment for me. Putting my face to my disease on the internet wasn’t an easy choice. But I didn’t really see any other way to get through all the different emotions that I was feeling without support. And I didn’t know how to attain that support without asking for it. Loudly. So, believe me … Continue reading “Hi, my name is Brittany. And I’m an alcoholic.”
As I brave my winter skin, I also brace myself for the stares and comments that come along with it. As a New York native, I can say I am fairly accustomed to the bizarre and odd things that one sees in this city. Cirque du Soleil on the train… questionable food on the streets sold from even more questionable vans… fashion statements galore… you … Continue reading It’s Just Psoriasis, It’s Not Contagious
Goodbye black clothes, Wherever you are. Trapped in my closet, The trunk of my car? Goodbye black clothes, That I’ve tucked away. The depths of my drawers, In bins, where I can’t say. Goodbye black clothes, That collect all my flakes. I’ll never see you, On one of my dates. Goodbye black clothes, I’ve loved you so much. Your smell from the dryer, Your … Continue reading Goodbye Black Clothes: A Love Poem ?
You’re confused. I get it. Yoga? Psoriasis? WTF? We all know Psoriasis loves stress. It’s like a fat guy finding an unlimited buffet for Free. Whaaaaaat? Get me on that line! (sorry, that was my inner fat, buffet-loving person). So how can we relieve it? I can totally give you a list of 100 things. O.K. maybe like 28-ish. But my point is that yoga … Continue reading 5 Yoga Poses That Will Help Your Psoriasis
When I was initially diagnosed with Severe Plaque Psoriasis I completely ignored all other forms of psoriasis. Why? Well, It certainly wasn’t to be cruel but I was just too busy wallowing in my own self psoriasis pity. I knew what version I had now and I had to focus primarily on what was happening to ME. Who cares about those other spotty people right? … Continue reading Why Caring About Psoriatic Arthritis Could Come In Handy