...feeling frustrated Joni @joni

Looks, coping

Frustrated that its getting warmer out and this flare is only getting worse. Not looking forward to another summer of stares and covering up my legs. Bright side, maybe people will give me some space on the subway?


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16 responses

darren @bigd1982

I feel your pain I'm experiencing the same not good wearing jeans and jumper in this weather x

Lucy @lucy182

I'm feeling exactly the same it's frustrating. It's "ooo the good weathers coming lucy your skin will be fixed" comments that are more frustrating. Psoriasis is just so confusing.

Jennifer @jujubee

No matter how confident I convince myself I am, once someone starts staring it always gets awkward... Usually I can turn it into a chance to educate people but some are just rude. A lady at taco bell drive thru didn't want to take my money because my arm was freaking her out... People tend to fear what they don't know. I hope you can stay confident in your daily endeavors and not let others get you down!

Jullie @jullie

Do you go to the beach for a swim at all?

john,Chewweeeeee @chewbacca

jennifer,thats ok she dont want to take your money then she should give it to you for free :) stupid people,hope that when they act like that,they get something and the table will turn on them,so rude,yep, we are still in the dark ages it seems with this :( :),

john,Chewweeeeee @chewbacca

i know what you mean joni, i was always told take my top off in summer, i was wearing jumpers a lot,its good, get the sun to it and yes have the onlookers look at you as some kind of freak show, i know been there,parents would pull there children away from me as they were scared it was catching when i was a child. :)

john,Chewweeeeee @chewbacca

true so true, can use it to your advantage joni, walk through the train and you will be like moses,the people will part to let you through like the parting of the sea :) there are some positives :)

Nan195 @lynnie

Feel free to come and go wherever you like.
Let people stare as much as they like, you never asked for the P.
I think a positive, happy attitude goes far in healing.
Take care and enjoy yourself 🌹🤗

Nan195 @lynnie

Ankle length summery Kaftans are back in fashion now, the colors are amazing, they come in different
Materials and they are sexy and feminine. Accompany them with sexy sandals, some French Perfume and you will look fabulous 🌹🤗

phoebe @phoebe

sun makes mine better my bad in winter

phoebe @phoebe

mine is great in summer bad in winter when cold

Psoriatic4good @psoriatic4good

@Joni... FLAKE THEM ALL :)

@Jennifer... next time first take taco, then hand over the money and when she refuse it - just drive away :)

P.S. and definitely key her car :D

Melissa @JapanMissy

This will be my first summer. I once loved going to the pool, finding the shade and relaxing. I can't imagine doing that now. :(

Psoriatic4good @psoriatic4good

It's hard, but try it just once, and You will be very relieved after the first shock that You actually did it ;)

Stef @StfAnyZé

@Melissa, my first swimming pool with Pso, a little girl came to me asking me what I had then her mother a bit upset came also saying I told you to no speak to her and then the little girl explained to her mother and she said sorry.... Really you don't care about stupid people who don't want to understand...

Psoriatic4good @psoriatic4good

Arrrrrrrrrghhhhhhhh... I'm so sick of hearing that kind of stories.

Honestly I look where are You all are coming from and that's usually places like England, France, Germany, USA and generaly some "advanced" places unlike us on balkans, which is something that people usually thinks, hell... I think it also, and I've been on some of those places, but I really never have a single bad experience in My life in My region (Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia...).

I would be devastated that something like that happens to me, but that would turn momentarily into anger, and that would turn into something that specific lady would not want to hear or see in front of her child.

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Joni @joni
Princeton Junction, NJ

Spotty since 1998. Writing about spots since 2012. I write about my psoriasis journey at

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