Sabrina Skiles

Patient Advocate

Sabrina Skiles is a lifestyle and psoriasis blogger, who was also diagnosed with breast cancer just two days after her 35th birthday. She created her blog, Homegrown Houston as a lifestyle resource for millennial women and those living with chronic conditions. She shares daily inspiration from health and wellness, motherhood and marriage to managing a chronic disease while living a stylish life. Sabrina is also a volunteer mentor, coach and social ambassador for the National Psoriasis Foundation. You can find her sharing #chemolife and psoriasis tips while living a stylish life on Instagram @sabrinaskiles.

Latest by Sabrina Skiles

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How to Be the Best Dressed in the Room (With Psoriasis)

Prevent itchy fall flares—and look fly doing it—with these fashion do's and don'ts.

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A Newbie’s Guide to the Breast Cancer World

Just diagnosed? You are so not alone. Sabrina Skiles is here to introduce you to your new family.

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How I Got Through Radiation Therapy

What’s more fun than chemo and surgery? How about daily doses of radiation therapy! Sabrina Skiles shares her hard-won advice on how to keep calm and radiate on.

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Celebrating One Year as a Breast Cancer Survivor

Where did the time go? Oh right—surgery, chemo, radiation, moving houses, raising kids, COVID. Here's what I've learned, 12 months on.

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What to Do When Chemo Is Delayed

Wait, what? That can really happen? Yes, sister, it can. Stick with me and I’ll tell you what to do and why it’s more important than ever to stand up for yourself.


Building My Support Network

Also known as how I'm handling cancer, chemo, motherhood, marriage, and a move—all at once.

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How to Stay Active With Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Exercise is important for anyone living with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Here are 10 ways to get motivated and get in shape.

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The Day I Heard My Child Say "Mom Has Cancer."

She wanted to shield her family from the disease, but Sabrina Skiles soon found out that when it comes to kids, honesty is (almost) always the best policy.


Chemo Took My Hair. Here’s What I Did About It.

Sabrina Skiles was waging war against breast cancer but lost the battle to keep her hair. Ever the fighter, she found ways to make peace with her new look.

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The Top 9 Things That Helped Me Through Breast Cancer

Surgery and chemo are rough. But as HealthCentral's Sabrina Skiles learned, the right strategies can go a long way to making treatment easier.