MIA. My Self Esteem.

MIA. My Self Esteem.

  Self-esteem [self-i-steem-] Noun A realistic respect for or favourable impression of oneself; self-respect. Has anybody seen my self-esteem? Last seen around July 2016. Belonged to a girl about 5’6”, size 8, usually wearing a cute dress, full fringe, lashings of black eyeliner and generally happy looking. No? No, I’ve not seen her either. She’s [...]

The 5 Things I Want Others to Know About Living With Arthritis

The 5 Things I Want Others to Know About Living With Arthritis

The Easter weekend is here! Although I'm not that excited as I'm working both today and Monday because I'm all about the money and I'm not allowed chocolate cos my body continues to reject a growing number of foods. JOYOUS! On Wednesday I was asked: "What's the one thing you want other people to know [...]

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 [...]