The One Beautiful Thing I Learned from a Failed Marriage

Years ago a young lady living with psoriasis inboxed me and shared her concerns about dating, rejection, finding love, feeling loved, being...

New Year… Who Dis?

Welcome to the Alishambridges.com formally known as Beingmeinmyownskin.com. 8 years ago I started a blog about my life with psoriasis. I had...

Your Skin is Ugly

I’ve had severe plaque psoriasis since the age of 7.  I’ve always been self-conscious about my disease, but back as a 20-something-year-old,...

My Suicide Letter

This post is from 2011 before my advocacy began. At the time I was living with psoriasis in shame, 90% covered by...

Finding the Silver Lining: 7 Reasons I’m Thankful for My Psoriasis

Finding the Silver Lining: 7 Reasons I’m Thankful for My Psoriasis I’m sharing my personal skin condition story, thoughts,...

It’s Time to Change the Way You Feel About Psoriasis –...

I’m sharing my personal skin condition story, thoughts, and feelings in partnership with Promius Pharma as a paid spokesperson. The story,...

8 Years of Advocacy and I’m Still Fearful

I've come a long way with my psoriasis, I use to living in silence and fear. I used to be deathly afraid...

God Cursed You…

"That's why you got cursed with your skin disease, God don't like ugly..." These were the sentiments from a...

Guest Post: I feel like people are staring at my skin...

Written by Tikeyah Varner Let’s be real we live in a time where appearance is everything! Whether it’s social media, selfies or music videos, everything...

A Growing Strawberry in the Winter

I'm from a small town, and every year they do what's called the Strawberry Festival. It's a big event, and people from all over...

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