Please let me start with an apology for how neglected my blog has been over the past few months, sometimes I spend more time thinking what to write instead of actually writing although I somehow never seem to have time anymore either. Having said that I have been working away writing for something a little different which I would like to share with you and I hope you will enjoy.
Over the last few months I have been writing about topics including my life and psoriasis for a new support service for people living with psoriasis called Quality Care which has been brought together by Leo Pharma.
Quality Care offers support, information and advice for people who’s lives may be affected by psoriasis as either a patient, a relative or friend of someone who has psoriasis or health professionals. The aim of the site is to ensure everyone has access to the information or support they need, not to promote certain types of products or views, just a helpful resource I wish I had many years ago. One of the main things I find is I get asked to help with many psoriasis projects however there is usually a requirement to promote something which is why I often choose not to be involved, however with this project it was so refreshing, as real experiences and genuine care for patients was the key to making this resource.
On the Quality Care website you are able to register for free, this enables you to access a range of information around psoriasis but also read the blogs of myself and 3 other psoriasis patients offering our experiences for everyone to read. Each one of us have very different blogs which is great as they are all about our hobbies, interests and how we deal with our psoriasis.
Meet the group:
Simon – https://myskinandi.wordpress.com
Helen – http://www.theflakyfashionista.com
Rena – https://psoriasisexposedbyrena.wordpress.com/
I can assure you all of these blogs are well worth a visit.
Quality Care also offers an app called MyPso, this app enables you to keep all relevant information regarding your psoriasis in one place and can make life much eaiser! I recommend keeping track of things such as triggers, treatments and how you are feeling to help you with questions you make want to ask at your next visit to your health professional. There will also be advice for these available to read.
This is a very short overview of Quality Care, I have attatched the link below for you to have a look, I really hope you will enjoy it as much as I do!
On a different note…
Thank you to everyone who I have spoken to via twitter about my treatment I just wanted to share an update with you all. I am currently using Methotrexate and was having a few issues, my liver results are a little up and down however fingers crossed they are now improving and my skin seems to be too. I did have a flare up around a month ago but I am hoping it will be much calmer now and begin to disappear a little (fingers crossed).
Until next time Jess.