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My life with psoriatic arthritis

Twenty four years ago, when I was 24 years old, I was diagnosed with psoriasis. For several weeks before my diagnosis, people told me that I had bread crumbs on my shoulder. 474 more words

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I Run for Hope!

A few days ago during a #Runchat, one which was dedicated to running music, one member of the twittersphere mentioned the song “I run for life” by Melissa Etheridge. 570 more words

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Adapting to a Lifestyle Change

Another reason I began this blog was to document my journey after my recent diagnosis with psoriatic arthritis. Living a healthy and stress-free lifestyle has become critical. 107 more words

August Garden

  The garden is beat up and truthfully, so am I. We have had 90 plus degrees every day (28 days to be exact) and very little if any rain. 686 more words

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Psoriatic Arthritis 

So I have a name for all this pain and suffering. Psoriatic arthritis. Funny thing… I’ve never had psoriasis. Immunosuppressants to stop my body from attacking itself. 36 more words

Sports Tape

So money is tight, I need new compression gloves and braces for my thumbs. I don’t have the approximately $200 I need for them so I bought a $6 roll of sports tape to try out. 43 more words

Chronic Illness

Farewell, July

As the month comes to a close, I can say that it has probably been the most bewildering and discouraging month I’ve had here yet. Between increasing work demands, family concerns, and illness, I am being tested, over and over again to the point where it almost seems comical, all while having less reserves than usual. 906 more words

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