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January 9, 2019

Does psoriasis affect what you wear? When I was suffering from psoriasis sores all over my body there were places that simply 'hurt'. Under my breasts made wearing a bra so painful..

June 22, 2018

I immediately tossed my trusty deodorant into the trash and headed off into town in search of a healthy alternative.

August 1, 2017

If anyone told me four years ago that I would have clear, healthy skin after twenty-five years of embarrassment and humiliation - I would not have believed them.   I had tried everything from sticky, greasy ointments, smelly tar to drugs, drugs and more drugs.  

My...

July 1, 2017

I could hardly wait to test my pH levels once I heard Psoriasis grows in an acidic body.  I ordered my pH test strips online but couldn't wait for them to turn up in my letterbox so I hopped into my car and drove to the nearest hardware store. 

I figured the pH Tes...

June 15, 2017

There is nothing more rewarding than picking fresh herbs from your very own herb garden.  

I cut an assortment of parsley, thyme, oregano, basil, rosemary, mint and sage and tie them into a bunch with string and add it to my soups and stews.  Called a "bouquet garni" -...

June 10, 2017

It should be easy, shouldn't it?  Just downloading a food chart of all the perfect foods to heal your psoriasis.  But it isn't that easy. Why? Because everyone is different.  What foods I love,  you may hate.  It is all about working out what foods from...

May 31, 2017

It’s simple to make, but first you have to deal with the leeks. They’re notoriously sandy and dirty, and very good at hiding it, so be sure to wash them well. Start by cutting off and discarding the root ends and thick dark green parts.

Cut the leeks in half lengthwise...

April 20, 2017

Yep.. As if stress is not bad enough on our minds and bodies ... it is worse on our psoriasis!  

Just google how stress affects our bodies and the list goes on and on.. from headaches, chest pain, fatigue to muscle tension, sleep problems and so much more... 

It makes us...

March 24, 2017

For two weeks the local shops up here in the far north of New Zealand have been out of green leafy vegetables.. no lettuce, silverbeet, broccoli or spinach.  Stormy weather ruined the local crops (including mine) and, as the days progressed, my body began to go into wi...

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