Micah Chaim Thomas Profile picture
Writer. Artist. Difficult to explain.
21 Jan
I've had #psoriasis since I was 16, or I guess my DNA always had it but that is when it started. It didn't start with a rash or hives. Almost overnight, while I was living with two roommates in a 2 bedroom place, working nights, kinda going to school. Then is got me.
My skin blistered and bled on my arms, my legs, my chest, my face peeled back in bloody infected layers. I lost the hearing in my ears as the infection of over produced skin cells wrecked me. My penis split wide at the head, shaft covered in lesions.
The pain was excruciating. I lost my job in the restaurant. I had no insurance anyways. Homelessness followed. People could not bear to look at me. My eyelids bled freely.
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