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Keeping cleanIt’s the little things.

I have no doubt that most people with a life-term condition thinks about, worries, frets, and feels pain and discomfort with their condition most days. I try really hard not to let this be case for me, and I have, for the most part, decided to totally disregard it and go on with life as if it didn’t exist. Sometimes, though, it’s the little things that are really difficult to ignore. Like the need to be a clean (and therefore decent) human being at all times. ...continue reading "Psoriasis – keeping it clean."

Just for fun - here is a list of 10 things I can’t do.

Play golf.Golf

First on my list of things I can't do - play golf. Big Phil Mickelson seems to manage a stellar golf career with psoriasis – but I have had to retire. I just can’t grip the golf clubs without considerable discomfort and the skin splitting on my knuckles; and wearing a golf glove is agonizing. Also, I am terrible at golf. ...continue reading "Psoriasis – 10 things I can’t do"

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ShakeTo shake, or not to shake?

I work in an office. It’s not exciting, I can assure you – but there are certain protocols that must be followed; like  shaking hands with colleagues and business associates.

I am what you might refer to as ‘middle management’. This means that I have a number of staff under my care, but no actual authority whatsoever. ...continue reading "Psoriasis and shaking hands"

 Our hands work hard

The psoriasis on my hands is quite bad at the moment and this can get quite upsetting. Our hands do a lot, and when it is agonizing to touch anything, this can be quite a trial. Just putting my hand in to my pocket or pulling on a jacket can cause skin splitting and bleeding. Adding to the problem is my nail psoriasis. Simple day to day tasks are now difficult, and painful. Like opening things. ...continue reading "Nail psoriasis and opening things."

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