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Happy Thanksgiving

There is a chill in the air and the leaves are falling. Thanksgiving is near. I love this time of year getting together with family and friends eating lots of goodies, but let’s face it holidays can be stressful. 329 more words

To My Wife

This post is dedicated to my wife, for all that she does.

We had been married for a year when I was diagnosed with lupus. She did not sign on to be with a person who started deteriorating years before she was suppose to. 360 more words


Bikinis, Battle Scars, & Warm, Woolen Mittens

I’ve been writing this post in my head for months – since January! Somehow it never got written, and then new things kept happening that I thought should be included…  and suddenly it was November. 1,200 more words


Tracking Lupus from Both Sides of the Stethoscope

I was surfing Facebook this morning and I came upon a posted video from Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) called:

LFA-Real(tm) System is First-of-its-Kind Tool to Monitor Disease Activity… 730 more words


Miracles do happen!

Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.

Mao Zedong

When stuck in the rut of never ending doctor’s visits, hospital stays, medicines, and never knowing what will happen next it is difficult to consider that miracles happen. 256 more words

Divalicious Journey

My Journey Last Year

This short video is how, in less than one year, a Lupus SLE flare took me for a ride. From feeling good and healthy to the brink of death. 28 more words


Taper Town: The Blame Game

A tombstone bearing the epithet, “I told you I was sick,” was one of my grandfather’s favorite jokes. But this lament is no joke for people with autoimmune diseases. 317 more words