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Thank you for visiting my blog and my first post! I am PsAMermaid. I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in 2014. It has been a difficult road in finding solace with the diagnosis and I am still learning. 60 more words

Goal: Open Pickle Jars #arthritis #psoriaticarthritis #itworks #relief

I have a chronic, potentially debilitating arthritic condition. Some people when announcing their conditions may say, “I suffer from (insert condition here).” I don’t like to use the phrase, “I suffer from…” because number one, I don’t want to identify as someone who suffers and I don’t want to manifest future suffering. 236 more words

Where have I been?????

If the picture above does not mean anything to you then congratulations…… you are perfectly normal. For those who look, give a small smirk, and a little tension was released from your tight shoulders. 745 more words


10 Easy Tips for Arthritis Pain Relief

Think you can’t stop that arthritis pain? Great news! You can act now. Get 10 super easy and effective arthritis pain relief tips from arthritis experts and make your life with arthritis a little easier now. 484 more words

Psoriatic Arthritis

Up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis, which causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in and around the joints.

Psoriatic arthritis can develop at any time, but it most commonly appears between the ages of 30 and 50. 962 more words

Where the Rubber Meets the Road 

Earlier this month, I sat propped up in my hospital bed listening to an orthopedic surgeon and an infectious disease specialist address me with gentle concern. 935 more words

Foreign Service


Today I’ve been working from home. I try and wfh around one full day a week but it does often end up being a bit more than that due to popping out to various doctors appointments each week as well as attending a rehab physio-pilates class every other week – which I loooove. 537 more words