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Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 09-05-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 28
Posted By jpuritz
All the jobs I've had previously didn't really...

All the jobs I've had previously didn't really care about my birthmark, but I think people react to a pws'd hand differently than a pws face. Then again, I haven't really tried for an office job, so...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-02-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 26
Posted By jpuritz
Well, I've had problems finding a girlfriend, but...

Well, I've had problems finding a girlfriend, but I very much doubt it's because it looks like my right arm is possessed by a minor demon. As a guy, I am pretty well qualified to tell you that guys...
Forum: Youth and Teen Support 09-02-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By jpuritz
I totally agree with Missy here. In addition...

I totally agree with Missy here.

In addition though, I kind of see my birth mark as a ward- if you didn't have a birthmark on your cheek, those girls may not say mean things about you, but they'd...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 09-02-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By jpuritz
Update to Story

Hey! Remember me? I wrote a story on here, responded to a couple posts, then vanished, seemingly into the mists of the real world.

I just wanted to say that I'm still doing fine. I studied...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 09-02-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By jpuritz
that sounds a lot like mine- started out light,...

that sounds a lot like mine- started out light, turned darker a bit as I got older. Becomes purple when cold, a bit lighter when really sick, whitens with pressure, and a bump that occasionally...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 05-13-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By jpuritz
Just don't do a school-wide presentation on it-...

Just don't do a school-wide presentation on it- that's what happened to me in kindergarten and it was the only time I felt embarrassed about it, ever.
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 05-13-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By jpuritz
I have pws all down my right arm and hand, and I...

I have pws all down my right arm and hand, and I get the feeling that your son's life will be kind of like my own. Unfortunately, I've no idea what my parents did to raise me to accept my birthmark...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 05-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By jpuritz
If you want, I could post a video demonstrating...

If you want, I could post a video demonstrating the blanching effect of the PWS on my hand/arm. It's kinda fun for me- I can nearly play speed tic tac to on it.
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 04-23-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,477
Posted By jpuritz
the PWS on my arm disappears when pressure is...

the PWS on my arm disappears when pressure is applied and reappears when the pressure is relieved. However, does any have a birthmark that changes color with the temperature? Mine becomes purple...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 04-23-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,775
Posted By jpuritz
Smile My story- red hand of doom

Hi, my name is Jacob, and I have pws all covering 90 percent of my right hand, the top half of my right forearm, and large blotches on my right upper arm.

In elementary school, I was pretty...
Forum: Youth and Teen Support 04-23-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,613
Posted By jpuritz
Wink Introductions

Hi, my name is Jacob. I'm 18 years old and have pws covering my right forearm and hand. I'm a gamer at heart (chess and first-person shooters, alternatively), and a philosophist at mind. I've got...
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