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I Won't Apologize for Having Fun While Chronically Ill!

I came across this article yesterday and it really resonated with me so I felt that I need to share it. The conditions we suffer from may not exactly be the same but chronic illness recognize chronic illness! 1,400 more words

Autoimmune Diseases

Staph Nasal Carriage: A Link With Lupus?

The skin microbiome now implicated in disease pathogenesis.

Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus was associated with a distinct disease phenotype among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, Italian researchers found. 730 more words


Just get some sleep...

Me: “I am Exhausted”

Them: “Get some sleep. Rest. Oh just take a nap.”

If it were only that simple. There is tired and then there is the exhaustion that many of us with a Chronic Illness feel. 374 more words

Divalicious Journey

Lupus nephritis

Thakur N, et al. Pediatric lupus nephritis: review of literature. Curr Rheumatol Rev. 2016 Apr 4.

Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) is a multisystem autoimmune disorder characterized by immune dysregulation and formation of autoantibodies. 735 more words


Brittle Asthma

There is Asthma and then there is:


brittle asthma

A rare form of ASTHMA affecting mainly females and featuring sudden, very severe, often life-threatening attacks. 446 more words

Divalicious Journey

Living with APS.....

“You are having a stroke.” Those were my neurologist’s words as he looked back and forth at the MRI then at me and at the MRI again. 827 more words

Autoimmune Diseases

The two faces of Lupus

These days there are definitely two versions of me: the ‘inside the front door’ me and the ‘facing the world’ me.  Same species, same person, same DNA, but oh my, you wouldn’t believe how different I can look. 562 more words

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