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The NPF and the Seal of Recognition

Since my initial diagnosis, the National Psoriasis Foundation has been an integral part of my psoriasis treatment plan. Shortly after learning that I had the disease in high school, my mom and I attended one of their “More Than Skin Deep” events in NYC. My grandmother had a mild case of psoriasis so I had … Continue reading

Psoriasis & Fatigue

Psoriasis & Fatigue

Ironically, I’ve been working on this post for months now because lately when I find a moment to write, I’ve been too exhausted to think. One of the lesser known side effects of psoriasis is fatigue. According to the NPF, there are a number of factors involved, one of the most important being the underlying … Continue reading

The Spots are Back!

The Spots are Back!

2016 has been a very slow year for me on Just A Girl With Spots, but an incredibly busy year for my family. To the delight of her big sister, we welcomed Nico Shea into the world on September 27 and along with a lack of sleep have been enjoying her baby snuggles and smiles for the past 7 … Continue reading

Connecting with Other Psoriasis Sufferers Online

Connecting with Other Psoriasis Sufferers Online

Today’s post comes to us on behalf of NewLifeOutlook, a lifestyle website for people living with psoriasis. Angela Finlay is a freelance health writer who believes that variety is not only the spice of life, but essential for happiness and longevity. As an avid runner, rock climber, artist, and vegetarian cook, her passion for health and … Continue reading

The Winter Blahs & More

The Winter Blahs & More

I know it’s been awhile and I hope you all are doing well! Unfortunately, I’ve been crazy busy and pretty stressed with life lately. There are some big changes happening with my current client that I’m sure will work out for the best, but in the meantime is keeping me on my toes. Also on the … Continue reading

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and the National Psoriasis Foundation is challenging YOU to take their Wellness Challenge to celebrate. Follow the NPF on Facebook and Twitter for your daily wellness challenge, and connect with others who are walking the wellness talk. In addition to the Wellness Challenge, there are some awesome events planned to raise awareness: August 6 @ … Continue reading

Be Kind. Psoriasis Isn’t A Competition.

Be Kind. Psoriasis Isn’t A Competition.

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” I recently participated in the National Psoriasis Foundation and Healthline.com‘s #PSelfie Photo Campaign, a wonderful social media initiative launched to support and empower those who are living with psoriasis. I shared this photo and received a negative comment about it being a “joke” and … Continue reading