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New Diagnosis, Different Outlook

How many of you feel that when you receive a new diagnosis that it seems like your world has crumbled? Well, don’t feel that way. There is a reason for everything that occurs in your life, my outlook is that it is GODs way of telling you to take time for self and gain a better understanding of what is currently going on. 110 more words

So I've Been Diagnosed with Lupus...

Story time! This might be a long one, with a bit of whinging so I will understand if you skip this post!

During the winter of my last year at uni, I became concerned when I started developing joint pain and swelling that would come and go in pretty much all my joints. 1,788 more words


The next stage of my MCTD journey

Wow it’s been a long time since I’ve written. This is a good thing, it means I’m living life, not dwelling on my illness and I’ve been making MCTD such a small insignificant part of everything that I don’t feel I have anything to write about. 397 more words

Chronic Illness: Effects

When your body looks older than you really are due to an unknown chronic illnesses

Not even forty yet! 8 more words


Surprise Birthday party!!!

My birthday was April 2nd and I wasn’t feeling well at all but, I thought my sister had planned to get a hotel room and we have a sister slumber party. 656 more words

23 &Me ♢ Lupus Research Without A Third Boob

Ok, first off-I’m not 23, obvi. And this post has nothing to do with my ex fiance who cheated with the nanny…. this isn’t the make a wish foundation and we don’t give those people attention, we give them pity and therapy. 419 more words

Check This Out

Oh, the ITCHING!!

If I’ve learnt anything over the last few months, it is to expect Lupus symptoms to behave like a carousel.

They come, they go, in different permutations, and scores of hues. 160 more words