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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


Who Am I?

I am a daughter.

A sister.

A middle child.

An adult.

A woman.

A relatively petite lady.

A twenty six year old.

A single white female. 97 more words


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



I’ve been on a mission of late to try to pinpoint “when” SLE ( Systemic lupus erythematosus ) entered my life. Why I “got” SLE. Why, in the twelve years I’ve dealt with it I’ve had serious flares and symptoms, and other times I’ve managed my symptoms enough to get some things accomplished. 2,029 more words


Azathioprine and Pantoprazole

I have to be honest, there are gaps in your knowledge. I haven’t told you everything, so it isn’t your fault but mine. The blame is entirely on me. 773 more words


The Tears That Will Never Dry Up

I have had Lupus since I was 14 years old, almost nine years now. It takes a lot for me to cry about my health or situation. 1,211 more words

Progress Report #7


  1. How many days of adopting a vegan diet have I accomplished?
    I am on my 136th day of eating vegan! It honestly feels like it has been longer than four months since I have had any meat.
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