Chloe Emptage

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Fundraising for The Psoriasis Association
£500
raised of £500 target
Donations cannot currently be made to this page
Event: Chiltern 50 Ultra Challenge 2023, on 23 September 2023
Participants: Richard & Michael
We provide help and support to improve the lives of psoriasis patients

Story

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I’m 25 years old & have been living with Psoriasis for 15 years. Red & dry patches started to appear on my scalp first and then soon spread to the whole of my body. It took a while but I was then diagnosed with Plaque Psoriasis.

My parents took me to numerous appointments with different dermatologists who prescribed creams, lotions & ointments. The creams weren’t strong enough and I then went on to try UV light treatment, tablet medication & injections. I’ve always been willing to try anything which would help living with this condition a little more bearable. Personally I’ve found that around 3 years of being on a treatment which suits me, my body becomes immune & the affects stop working and I’m back to square one.

15 years on, I’ve had one of my biggest flare ups which has been the biggest challenge & most painful throughout my journey. Along side this, I now suffer with psoriasis arthritis and am trialing a new injection.

I feel there isn’t enough awareness about this condition & the rollercoaster of emotions which come alongside it. It’s something that’s not just affected me physically but also mentally. Hearing other people’s stories helps make me realise I’m not alone. My dad also suffers with Psoriasis and I’m so grateful for him & my brother supporting me on this 50km walk to raise awareness for something which means a lot to me. I’d also like to thank my friends and family who have always given me the support along the way.

Awareness is key, educating people is key & being happy is key.

About the charity

The Psoriasis Association helps people with psoriasis by providing up-to-date and reliable information via two websites, social media and helplines, working nationally to raise standards of patient care and improve education about psoriasis. The Charity funds vital research projects.

Donation summary

Total raised
£500.00
+ £78.75 Gift Aid
Online donations
£500.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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