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Working and Bouncing Back with Lupus

This time 10 months ago, it was the peak of the summer season here in the Southern Hemisphere, which meant that, in my little oceanside town and surrounds, business was in full swing and working hours were plenty. 870 more words


Flare Triggers...👿👿👿

What are common triggers for a Lupus flare?
While a person’s genes may increase the chance that he or she will develop Lupus, it takes some kind of environmental trigger to set off the illness or to bring on a flare. 108 more words

Lupus Awareness

REVIEW: Fanstoys FT-18 Lupus

Do you reckon Fanstoys are the most divisive third party company on the market? Actually, no, thinking about it, that would be X-Transbots. But what does set Fanstoys apart is its following. 1,619 more words


Lupus Fatigue

While symptoms vary greatly from one lupus patient to the other, fatigue is one of the most common, occurring in up to 80% of cases according to the Lupus Foundation of America. 887 more words


Understanding What It Means to Be a ‘Spoonie’

When I was first diagnosed with lupus, my cousin was kind enough to send me the link to Christine Miserandino’s “Spoon Theory,” to help aid me in the process of trying to explain what it’s like to live with a chronic illness. 755 more words


Dating with Lupus as a Single Millennial

Dating is difficult enough as a millennial. I’ve always hated the concept of dating, but now despise it even more. Meeting even someone who I think the world of leads to the Herculean task of trying to find the right time to break the news that, no matter how healthy my body appears, it lives with a chronic illness — and always will. 662 more words