The new year is almost upon us. Before we start making our new list of everything we wish to accomplish in 2018, let’s give thanks to all the good, bad, sad, and just coasting times of the year we are still in. Say thank you for everything we have experienced and learned from. What didn’t […]
Vitiligo changes how you feel about yourself. Let’s all come together and become beautiful vitiligo models, showing off what makes us different!
Every now and then, our self-assurance is put to test: I am really okay with my vitiligo? How do I feel being asked, “what are those white patches that consume your skin?” If you’d had vitiligo long enough, you would know, that self-acceptance and confidence come in waves. Months will go by and your self-acceptance […]
It’s only natural that we go through periods where we feel more self-conscious about our white patches of vitiligo; after all, our self-image has been completely altered by the changes to the color of our skin.
Living with vitiligo can be emotionally debilitating; strangers staring inquisitively at the white patches adorning our skin is less traumatic to our psyche than the little voice in our head that berates our own self. Whether it is about the vitiligo or about any other aspect of our life, it’s imperative that we find a […]
There are so many different concepts out there about what may trigger vitiligo and one prevailing commonality that seems to resonate with many of us is stress. Many events in one’s life can be stressful, but I think that it’s not so much the big events like
Guest Post by Rory Green: I have a skin condition called Vitiligo. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder that causes pigment to disappear. My body is scattered with randomly shaped patches and spots that have lost all colour. I’ve named them
This morning I had the pleasure of meeting a dear friend, Noemi, for coffee. She had just gotten back from a 3 month visit to her home in Argentina so it was wonderful to catch up. After telling her about my passion for the new blog talk radio show i’ve been doing, our conversation turned […]
It’s not often that I receive an email that I want to share with others, but this came to my box today from one of my best friends and I think you might enjoy it, too! Handbook for 2011