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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

What Is Lupus

The one who knows me so well

Husband: You’re looking tired. 
Me: I’m fine.
Husband: I said you were on the computer for too long yesterday.
Me: But I wasn’t. 
Husband: Hmmmmm. Why don’t you go have a sleep. 80 more words

What Is Lupus

Microsplenia with splenic vein thrombosis in a dog with systemic lupus erythematosus

There are many aspects to this poor dog’s case.  For about a year she suffered multi-limb lameness, then developed skin lesions with interface dermatitis, then severe anaemia, then liver disease.   111 more words