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Personal Acceptance

Personal Acceptance

Jess from the fabulous Jessica and Psoriasis blog asked her twitter followers to tweet her two words to describe their psoriasis journey. I thought about it for a bit and decided that “personal acceptance” are the words that are currently describing my personal journey. I’ve made peace with my skin. (for now…) Yesterday was a … Continue reading

Psoriasis Speak Out

Psoriasis Speak Out

Stream of Consciousness Day. Start with the sentence “This morning I looked in the mirror…” just write, don’t stop, don’t edit. Post! I’m skipping today’s prompt because I wanted to point out that this week is Psoriasis Speakout National Advocacy Week (April 9-13, so I’m a bit late letting you know). The goals of this week … Continue reading

Don’t Stop Me Now

Don’t Stop Me Now

Theme song. Imagine your health focus or blog is getting its own theme song. What would the lyrics be? What type of music would it be played to? In high school you get the option to participate in chorus, band, orchestra or art. I stopped playing the clarinet once I got braces for obvious spitty reasons … Continue reading

Party like it’s 1999

Party like it’s 1999

Dear 16-year-old-me. Write a letter to yourself at age 16. What would you tell yourself? What would you make your younger self-aware of? Dear JBubbles, First things first, there will come a time when that nickname does become embarrassing and is more stripper-ish than cute. Don’t worry, at some point after college you grow up and mostly … 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

Health Haiku

Health Haiku

Health haiku. Write a haiku about your health focus. Japanese Symbols for kansen (meaning: psoriasis) Soothe my itchy skin Will it ever get better With patience and care 

Ekphrasis and Popcorn

Ekphrasis and Popcorn

Ekphrasis Post. Go to flickr.com/explore and write a post inspired by the image. Can you link it to your health focus? Don’t forget to post the image! The image I received is this one to the left of the ladies hanging out in their denim shorts. I wish I was that comfortable in shorts and … Continue reading

I write about my health because…

I write about my health because…

I write about my health because… Reflect on why you write about your health for 15-20 minutes without stopping. …because I don’t want anyone living with psoriasis to think they’re alone. I’m a part of a community that supports one another through words of wisdom, advice, friendship and care.  Everyone has very unique experiences conquering … Continue reading

Superpower Day!

Superpower Day!

Superpower Day. If you had a superpower – what would it be? How would you use it? I’d definitely want my superpower to be the  “Zack Morris Timeout.” I’d be able to accomplish so much more each day with this ability and become a much more balanced person. I’m forever running out of time with a … Continue reading

Judgments prevent us…

Judgments prevent us…

Quotation Inspiration. Find a quote that inspires you (either positively or negatively) and free write about it for 15 minutes. Judgments prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances~Wayne Dyer Living with a skin disease teaches you early on that physical judgments can really hurt. Judging others has become an accepted practice these days, especially … Continue reading