Ariel has Arthritis – A Disney Ode to my Left Foot

Ariel has Arthritis – A Disney Ode to my Left Foot

Ode to my Left Foot On the surface, Ariel from The Little Mermaid has it all. A hot bod, stunning head of hair, a Father who loves her, the adoration of the dashing Prince Eric, and, most importantly, a dinglehopper. But what Ariel doesn’t have, is legs. They’re all she ever wanted, that pair of [...]

The 5 things you know to be true if you have scalp psoriasis.

The 5 things you know to be true if you have scalp psoriasis.

I have sadly suffered from severe, chronic scalp psoriasis for nearly 14 years. It was until this year the only kind of psoriasis I had. It is the bane of my existence. I hate it. I spend approximately 99% of my life scratching my scalp. There is a 0% chance that my previous sentance was exaggerated. [...]

The 5 things I wish I’d been told when I was newly diagnosed.

The 5 things I wish I’d been told when I was newly diagnosed.

It's been 18 months since I developed Psoriatic Arthritis and 14 months since my diagnosis. I don't think I knew anybody who had arthritis. I didn't really understand what it was. What it is. I didn't know that people my age, and a lot younger could be affected so terrible by this terrible condition. I [...]