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Chronic Illness (& the 'Stockdale Paradox')

Matthew’s ex-doctor once sat us down & told us:

“I don’t think you realize that Matthew has a debilitating, life-long, chronic illness that he will never recover from… 700 more words

Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes ~ Disneyland

As I have mentioned before I have been visiting Disneyland for close to 30 years.  Believe it or not, but there are still some things that I have yet to discover or try.  360 more words


Martyr on Moving Day

Today was the end of a long haul. My stepdaughter moved into her own condo. Her very first home of her own and truly her own castle. 1,144 more words


After Baby Arrives: Medications, Breastfeeding, and Managing Psoriatic Disease with a Newborn

By Patricia Olney

You survived pregnancy and brought a new life into the world – congratulations! But if you’re living with psoriatic disease, you may still have some questions, such as “Can I breastfeed my baby while treating my psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis?” and “What happens if (or when) I have a flare-up of my symptoms?” 800 more words


Treating Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis During Pregnancy: What’s Safe and What To Avoid

By Patricia Olney, MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor & Teratogen Information Specialist, MotherToBaby Georgia

If you’re pregnant and living with psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis, you may be wondering whether a medication used during pregnancy to treat psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis could increase the risk for birth defects over and above the 3-5% background risk. 781 more words


Our Story... Our Beginning

Hi! Thanks for checking out our blog. Casey and I have been together for nearly 9 years. We have an adorable 6 year old son named Casey Jr (CJ for short). 500 more words


A year of war!

I have been absent for so long I’m not even sure where to pick up my blog…not that I have millions of readers :) it has been quite the interesting year and a half for my health and my life in general.   660 more words