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Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror.
Just keep going. No feeling is final.

Rainer Maria Rilke

KS and HS started with three intentions:

To raise awareness of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

To show that it is okay to not be okay

To share how I still find joy while living with a chronic illness


Social Work Month

Social Work and HS “As practitioners, social workers are trained to help people address personal and systemic barriers to optimal living.” National Association of Social Work | socialworker.org March is social work month!  I use my background in social work a lot when advocating for chronic illness awareness. It may not be obvious, but socialContinue reading “Social Work Month”

Mental Health and HS

Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition that affects more than just the skin. It affects our mental health too! Mental health is a key part of Hidradenitis Suppurativa treatment. Our mental health affects our physical health and our physical health affects our mental health.  HS is a serious disease that affects quality of life. AnyoneContinue reading “Mental Health and HS”

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