10 Best Psoriasis Blogs of 2012
Thanks to these brave bloggers you will no longer have to feel alone.
10 Best Psoriasis Blogs of 2012
Living with psoriasis can be a challenge. For over 7 million people in the U.S., that challenge is just an itchy, everyday fact of life. Thanks to these brave bloggers, those 7 million people will no longer have to feel alone.
These talented bloggers are working hard, boldly building an online community of activists, educators, and honest individuals learning to cope with (and conquer) psoriasis. Join them on their journey and laud them for their efforts. They deserve it!
The Psoriasis Spot
Dudley Dix has a great new blog. The Psoriasis Spot offers an open, friendly environment in which Dudley discusses everything from boating (he designs yachts!) to his own self-treatment of his skin condition.
Living and thriving with psoriasis since 1985, this blogger has learned a ton about self-treatment, wellness, and managing the ups and downs of life with this psoriasis. Stop by for information on the condition, tips for reducing and preventing outbreaks, and his opinions on medicinal psoriasis treatment options. Keep up the great work, Dudley!
Just a Girl with Spots
Joni is working hard to be Just a Girl with Spots. Her fun, positive blog is written proof that life with psoriasis can make you stronger, healthier, happier, and more self-confident. Having lived with psoriasis since her teens, this is one blogger who has used her condition to shape her adult life both physically and emotionally.
This cheerful blogger is determined to keep a great attitude and spread the word that psoriasis is only as limiting as you let it become. Check out her chic site for an honest look at the multifaceted effect this condition has on her life.
Being Me in My Own Skin
Alisha Bridges is no longer hiding. In fact, she is sharing everything about her personal story and life with psoriasis on Being Me in My Own Skin. This remarkable advocate is working on spreading awareness and reducing the stigma of psoriasis and similar skin conditions.
A 17-year veteran of covering – and then coping with – psoriasis, Alisha is in the trenches. In her blog she shares her struggles and accomplishments with readers to offer support, advice, and encouragement for individuals living with psoriasis everywhere.
National Psoriasis Foundation: Dr. Tell Me Blog
The National Psoriasis Foundation has a great thing going; the Dr. Tell Me Blog is straight from the keyboards of the experts to your screen. Naturopathic doctors, dermatologists, and other medical experts build this blog by offering reliable, relevant answers to psoriasis questions.
Stop by to browse the archives, learn about psoriasis and related conditions, get advice about health care access and treatment, and even get involved with the Foundation’s fundraising mission. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can just ask – soon enough, one of their doctors will answer!
Serious About Psoriasis
If you are Serious About Psoriasis, then this site will be a great resource for you. From the Psoriasis Storytellers Network to the information and advocacy portions of this National Psoriasis Foundation partner, Serious About Psoriasis is dedicated to reducing the stigma toward and improving the health of psoriasis sufferers everywhere.
Stop by to share your own story, or just take the time to peruse a few of the stories already on the site. You will find comfort in the companionship, solidarity, and practical information this excellent resource has to offer.
The Inside Out of Psoriasis
The Inside Out of Psoriasis details one woman’s journey through the triumphs and challenges of life with psoriatic arthritis. Carla Marvin shares the pitfalls and the positive moments of learning to cope with the pain and discomfort of her condition, and she shares stories about her journey to weight loss, optimal treatment, and better health.
Join Carla in her quest to increase awareness about psoriasis, improve her own wellness, and promote proper psoriasis management to readers everywhere. With a little company, psoriasis can be defeated from the Inside Out!
Psoriasis has never been so amusing as it is on Toby Hadoke’s blog. Not for the easily offended, this good-humored journey through the recent psoriasis experiences of this talented writer, actor, and comedian will leave even the most melancholy of psoriasis sufferers in stitches (and not the bad kind).
Candid, creative, and unafraid, Toby Hadoke invites readers into his psoriasis management efforts, his medicine cabinet, and even his living room. Cheer him on, laugh until you cry, and be grateful you have just discovered the silver lining on the cloud of psoriasis.
Psoriasis Psucks. This blog’s college-aged writer is ready to let the world know it, too. Dedicated to collecting the webs best posts and comments about everything psoriasis-related, Psoriasis Psucks is on a mission to get people talking about their skin.
From quirky tributes for skin conditions to photos and rants about the impact of psoriasis on everyday life, this blog is not for the faint of heart. For those of you who can handle a bit of the unpredictable in your life, though, be sure to make Psoriasis Psucks a regular stop in your daily websurfing. You won’t be Psorry!
Jessica and Psoriasis
Blogger Jessica Gough may be young, but that doesn’t mean she is inexperienced with psoriasis. Living with the condition since 2000, Jessica and Psoriasis have become quite a pair. This bubbly writer is frank, cheerful, and inspiring.
Jessica and Psoriasis is filled with uplifting messages, check-ins about her daily life and psoriasis management, and Jessica’s wise reflections on everything from psoriasis in the media to dealing with insecurity. Real, raw, and charming, this blog is a shoe-in to the Best Psoriasis Blogs of 2012.
The Itch to Beat Psoriasis
Howard Chang, a psoriasis survivor of over 30 years, leads the psoriasis community to hope and healing in Everyday Health’s Psoriasis Blog: The Itch to Beat Psoriasis. This active writer and counselor keeps readers up-to-date with the latest research on psoriasis treatments, clinical studies, advocacy and awareness activities, and supportive stories.
Stop by for encouragement, information, and inspiration; this knowledgeable, honest health blogger will help you on your personal path to wellness. In addition, take advantage of the site’s community support groups and Health Tools.
These Bloggers Know the Truth
From isolation and embarrassment to the difficulty many face in finding a good doctor, these bloggers know the truth about dealing with psoriasis. Take their advice, learn from their examples, and be inspired by their stories. After all, they are all living (and thriving) with psoriasis!
In addition to getting connected to valuable information and resources, be sure to let these bloggers know how much you appreciate their efforts. They have worked hard to earn a spot on this list, and thanks to them, society will be a lot more in tune with the realities of life with psoriasis.