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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.

March 30, 2018

Yep.  I have been there and done that - psoriasis that is.  Horrible, embarrassing, emotionally and physically scarring and a relationship nightmare! 

It  covered my body from head to toe in long sleeved tops, long skirts and jeans. Swimming in public never ha...

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.  


July 11, 2017

I knew keeping my body moisturized was key in keeping it clear and healthy. Many years ago I discovered a wonderful cream that is perfect!

July 3, 2017

I have always enjoyed a glass of champagne or a glass of wine. Champagne, to me, was a sip of celebration. Just the pop of the cork and the pouring of sparkling

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...

April 19, 2017

Greasy ointments, smelling tars, drugs that made my hair fall out, my gums bleed and my lips swell! Every prescription gave me hope, every drug took that away.  My dermatologist was at his wit's end.  Finally I was approved for Enbrel!  The wonder drug!  But alas, MS i...

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