Lupus has Made Me an Insomniac!

  The longest recorded time without sleep is approximately 264 hours, or just over 11 consecutive days. Although it’s unclear exactly how long humans can survive without sleep, it isn’t long before the effects of sleep deprivation start to show. After...

Reflexology and Gout Pain

For two weeks in February I was completely inactive on social media and in life. The first week was because of a horrible gout flare that had me bedridden, crying, in a lot of pain, and only able to walk 5 feet in 6 minutes to my bathroom. The second week was because...

Lupus, The Flu, and Some Edlerberry Too

I’ll be honest I haven’t gotten a flu shot in over a decade and once I was diagnosed with Lupus I knew that I would never get one ever again. So far so good, I haven’t gotten sick and I pray that I never do. This year however, the flu is far more severe than it...