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!
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
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?
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…
A few months ago I was introduced to an amazing group of people that I like to call my “Pso. Family”, and that’s exactly what they are to me (minus the Italian screaming across the table and the occasional “Fuggetaboutit”). Even though psoriasis affects 3% of the worlds population, that’s approximately 125 million people worldwide*, the community of people who are willing to speak about … Continue reading My Psoriasis “Family”
Pso…. (see what I did there?) No, seriously. So, I have quite a bit of ink. During my first flare-up I was actually getting a tattoo. At this point my psoriasis was undiagnosed and I had just a few areas that had spots. No biggie. I went through with the tattoo. WELL…. Not my best decision. My psoriasis responds to stress. It’s like sprinkling water … Continue reading Tattoos and Psoriasis
O.K. so I don’t think any of the F.R.I.E.N.D.S. cast members has psoriasis BUT I cannot stress how important it is to have support when you are struggling with psoriasis. When I first found out I spent DAYS in bed. You can’t really understand how horrible it feels to have much of your skin taken over by your own bodies immune system. ::: Insert dramatic, … Continue reading Get By With A Little Help From Your Friends