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Browsing Articles Tagged with the Topic ofMy Journey

This is a letter ‘to those’

This is a letter ‘to those’

I want all the people living with eczema – along with their friends and family – to know that there is a light at th...

To other teens with eczema: it gets better

To other teens with eczema: it gets better

Stress-induced eczema and painful skin infections while attempting to keep my grades up drove me to my breaking point. B...

The power of the eczema community

The power of the eczema community

A cross-country move for work left me feeling alone in an unfamiliar place. So, I reached out to local eczema warriors f...

When life with eczema becomes the new ‘normal’

When life with eczema becomes the new ‘normal’

You try all the creams, ointments, doctors, pills, experts and theories, but in the end, you just get used to living wit...

Eczema can be skin hell

Eczema can be skin hell

My skin was perfectly fine until I encountered the evil villain known as knapweed. That was when all hell broke loose....

Picture Perfect: Learning to love the skin I’m in

Picture Perfect: Learning to love the skin I’m in

A candid photography project I did in college finally brought me out of my "eczema shell" for good. ...

Open letter to eczema

Open letter to eczema

Living with eczema has made me miserable for most of my life. I finally decided to write a letter and give this disease ...

How atopic dermatitis inspired me to become a nurse

How atopic dermatitis inspired me to become a nurse

A severe allergic reaction sent me to the emergency room, where the staff inspired me to become a nurse. Today, I specia...

A family reunion where everybody has eczema

A family reunion where everybody has eczema

Eczema Expo 2018 reminded me of a fun family reunion with lots of food, laughter, dancing and breakout sessions…?? OK,...

A Family Reunion Where Everyone has Eczema

A Family Reunion Where Everyone has Eczema

Eczema Expo ’18 reminded me of a fun family reunion with lots of food, laughter, dancing and breakout sessions…?? OK...

From sufferer to survivor

From sufferer to survivor

A particularly painful flare-up of atopic dermatitis gave me a new sense of purpose and a more positive outlook on life....

Itching for relief from my eczema

Itching for relief from my eczema

A diplomat and certified yoga teacher traveled the world looking for effective treatments for her atopic dermatitis unti...