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Lupus News Roundup – August 2014

Every month, I collect interesting lupus and health-related news items from the web. Got some news to share? Don’t keep it to yourself, drop me a line…

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Progress Report #5


  1. How many days of adopting a vegan diet have I accomplished?
    I am on my 65th day of eating vegan. This week has gone very well in terms of my diet.
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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and Why It's Important

For the last 2 or 3 days, the internet has been inundated with videos of celebrities, YouTubers, bloggers, and even just regular Joes doing this challenge. 949 more words


How People Really Change Their Diets

My post-transplant follow-up appointments are slowly winding down, giving me a little more free time to actually enjoy the summer. But today, as I was taking my pills in the waiting room (they have to be taken at certain times), the woman half of an elderly couple sitting nearby leaned over and started talking to me. 1,209 more words


Top 10 Pantry Staples

Here are my top ten vegan pantry staples:

  1. Quinoa: It is such a healthy and nutrient-rich grain. It is so easy to make and transform into a salad, an entree, or a side dish.
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I want to communicate everything that has happened. There has just been so much and so I warn in advance if I start to share something and fail to complete it, or if something is missing. 1,215 more words


Who is lupusmamma?

Lupusmamma (LM) is, above all, a mamma. Parenting is my number one priority. LM is also a physician. I feel fortunate (although sometimes not so fortunate) to have a medical understanding of my own illness (LM was recently diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus) and of my children’s medical issues.  113 more words