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Flare Attack Plan!

Flare Attack Plan!

I’m attacking my latest flare with a three category plan, including mind, body and skin. Continue reading

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Aren’t you hot?

Aren’t you hot?

In a moment of pure craziness in May, I joined the company volleyball team. I was new, I was excited, I wanted to meet people in the company. Bad idea. Playing on the 8th grade team does not make me a good volleyball player. Unfortunately, my clients and my workload forced me to skip more … Continue reading

The Locker Room Blues

The Locker Room Blues

I’ve written before about how I feel like exercise plays a huge role in controlling my psoriasis. My new job means commuting to CT for the first few months, so I’ve been getting home late and exhausted with no motivation to hit the gym. So I decided to join a local gym to give myself … Continue reading

Guest Post: Micheala

Guest Post: Micheala

Today’s post was written by Micheala, a freelance health writer focusing on the treatment of skin conditions and diseases and how to avoid potential flare ups of psoriasis and eczema. How to Avoid Psoriasis Flare-Ups  What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a non-contagious and fairly common skin disorder. Normal skin cells take about four weeks to … Continue reading

Training for Life

Training for Life

A great friend of mine recently told me about an encounter that she had while at the gym not too long ago. She was on the treadmill working up a nice sweat, when a man came over and said “you’re working really hard, what are you training for?” and her reply to him was simply … Continue reading

Shorts and Spots On!

Shorts and Spots On!

Thanks to the delightful hours of traffic from Long Island back into the city, I missed publishing my post yesterday. I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter, Passover & weekend! The theme for Day Eight was the “Best Conversation I had this Week.” Not in a crazy person, out loud kinda way – my best conversation was … Continue reading

And I was Running!

And I was Running!

Today marks the official first day of training for the half-marathon that I’m running with my bestie! In February, I committed myself to  running 4 days a week but I wasn’t following a schedule of any kind. I was getting myself outside and acclimated to running again. Through high school and into college I played … Continue reading

Can I Sweat Away My Psoriasis Spots?

Can I Sweat Away My Psoriasis Spots?

Every time I finish exercising, I immediately check out two things in the mirror: 1. Do I finally have the thighs of a supermodel? 2. Have I sweated away my spots? Oddly enough neither has happened yet, so I guess I have to go back tomorrow. I don’t literally mean that I believe actual sweat will … Continue reading