In 2004, I entered a beauty pageant and almost quit because of my psoriasis. I remember arriving at the dress rehearsal full of anxiety. This would be the first time I revealed my condition to my pageant sisters. I was terrified what they would think when they saw the flaky, inflamed patches of dry skin that invaded my body. During the dress rehearsal, my heart was beating fast, my palms were sweating, and I spent the entire time pacing back and forth. To find out what happens next check out the full article on Healthgrades!