Goodbye Black Clothes: A Love Poem ?

  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 ?

Eat Well Wednesdays! Grilled Chicken Kale Caesar Salad ala Nikki

Eating healthy is an important part of keeping your chronic illness under wraps. I find the best way to make sure you’re doing this is to meal prep but not everyone has time for that. So here’s a super easy, quick, healthy kale salad that a friend whipped up for me. It’s definitely a new favorite. INGREDIENTS: Extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano … Continue reading Eat Well Wednesdays! Grilled Chicken Kale Caesar Salad ala Nikki

Traveling With Psoriasis

So, as you may or may not know, I do tend to travel a lot. Whether it’s for work or play, traveling with psoriasis can suck! So what do I do? This weekend I was in Chicago attending the HealtheVoices conference and it was amazing (but I’ll come back to that in another blog). What WASN’T amazing was my packing skills. I can’t tell you … Continue reading Traveling With Psoriasis

You Get A Giveaway! You Get A Giveaway! Everyone Gets A Giveaway!

  So, FREE stuff rocks. With that said, I’m having my first giveaway soon! Thanks to Etsy and all the absolutely amazing people working so hard on there, I’m happy to say that I’ll be giving away at least 5 really amazing travel packages. Why? Well, I travel a lot. And it’s been really tough on my body and my skin. A lot of the … Continue reading You Get A Giveaway! You Get A Giveaway! Everyone Gets A Giveaway!

Why Caring About Psoriatic Arthritis Could Come In Handy

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

What’s Stress Got To Do With It?

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?

#MyInvisibleFight : 30 Things About My Invisible Illness

“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