Dermo steroid strips to heal nodular prurigo

This blog post seems a nonsense on the back of my fears about steroids, but having nodular prurigo can be infuriating. The little itchy, hard lumps itch so much you just have to tear off the top, and they bleed like an erupting volcano and I mean bleed, for AGES! All this means that they […]

10 things only eczema people do

I loved this blog post by Deborah Cicurel for Metro.co.uk, “17 things you’ll only know if you have eczema”. It made me smile because I do most of those things and because it’s good to smile about our trials and remember that we have this condition but it’s not so bad. We get by with […]

Blood on the sheets – a poem about scratching at night

A poem to sum up how I feel right now, in the middle of an itch, scratch war and loosing. Scrubbing the blood from the sheets this morning I found inspiration from this song and wrote this poem.

Got eczema? Always keep your nails short

Ever woken with nasty, deep, painful scratches from having sharp snags on your finger nails that you didn’t file down? Just grab a nail file and smooth it off. But if you do get the scratch of a dragon in the night – soothe with shea butter.