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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.  

My...

July 1, 2017

I get asked often "What foods shouldn't I eat?"   Of course, everyone is different and what foods cause my psoriasis to "flare up" may be different from what foods affect your psoriasis.  However, there is a "no-no" list.   

I would place "sugar" on my li...

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 30, 2017

My choice of ensuring my drinking water is alkaline is using baking soda (from my local health food shop).  The amount needed is so small - just 1/8 tsp of baking soda to my 8oz glass of water. 

However, it is recommended to alternate your alkaline choices by switc...

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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