Yoga and Lupus

  Yoga: One major, and often time debilitating symptom of lupus is the effect that it can have on your bones, joints, and muscles.  It can be so painful that mobility is often time impaired.  My experience was when I was first diagnosed was no exception.  There...

Why Me??????

    As I sit here and look at my swollen body, think of my scarred kidneys, my shopping bag full of medication, my calendar filled with numerous doctor’s appointments, and my fragile emotional state, I can’t help but to ask God, “Why me?”  Why is this...

When Lupus Attacks Your Hair

One of the worst initial side effects for me when I was first diagnosed with lupus was watching my hair fall out in clumps.  Obviously, lupus is way more than just losing your hair, but it really hurt me to see that my hair would be affected.  I didn’t want to look...

Pour some oil on me

    With the changes in my skin and hair due to lupus I discovered the benefits of natural oils in place of store bought synthetic moisturizers and creams, and I am not turning back.  My skin changes depending if I have a flare and it is even more sensitive...

How Would You Describe Lupus?

It’s hard to explain what lupus is to people who have no idea what it is and how it feels to be in a flare that makes you feel like you’re a prisoner in your own body.  I wake up afraid of what new symptom awaits me, what new side effect from either the...
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