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Lupus Has Many Voices

As a teen with lupus, I felt very alone, like I was the only person my age with the disease. But teen lupus isn’t actually that uncommon. 92 more words


Making Lupus Divalicious with Ebonique Jones

Over the past year, I have enjoyed meeting people across the DC/MD/VA area as I have talked about Lupus awareness. It has struck me how many people’s lives have been by touched by the disease. 302 more words


Hot off the Press! Butterfly Lessons Founder is in the Washington Informer!

I’ve had such a great time as the Co-Chair of the 2011 DC Walk for Lupus Now! One of my most important goals was to raise awareness of the disease in the DC Metro area.  46 more words


Butterflies sure know how to party!

I had a great time tonight at the Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA chapter’s annual Butterfly Party! Volunteers bonded together over pizza, soda, and ice cream, while we helped the chapter prepare for this Saturday’s… 113 more words


McCulley’s Miracle by Guest Blogger Liz Murphy, 2011 DC Walk for Lupus Now! Team Leader

Just one year ago my sister Cathy and I teamed up for the Walk for Lupus Now in Washington, DC. After being diagnosed three and half years ago, Cathy died from complications from Sjogren’s Syndrome and Lupus on January 31, 2011. 275 more words


Life, Lupus, & Living by Guest Blogger Edie Aultmon, DC Walk for Lupus Now! Team Leader

Lupus, I had never heard of it; until I was diagnosed with it.

Fevers, aching swollen hands and knees, infections, hair loss, pleurisy and more were all symptoms of lupus.  381 more words