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Emotional Rollercoaster

Ask most doctors about the key to getting through chemotherapy, and undoubtedly, keeping a positive attitude will come up in the conversation. I’m normally a positive, happy person, so one would think that would be easy for me. 378 more words

Chronic Illness

Lists v Lupus

I love writing lists, always have. Getting things achieved, ticking them off and giving myself a smug pat on the back at the end of the day.  308 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Pointless questions and shiny new drugs

Had my twice-yearly Lupus MOT yesterday and as ever I went in armed with plenty of questions and came out with even less of a clue.  688 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Letting sleeping dogs lick and lie

Today my body refused to do as it was told. Logic and parenting instincts told me I really did have to get up when the alarm went off at 6.50am, but my arm still hurt after its stabbing yesterday and my head appeared to be glued to the pillow. 349 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Vampire nurses and stubborn veins

Really exciting day lined up: I’m getting my bloods done.

With no appointment booked it was a case of turning up and queuing up. The waiting room, as ever, stank of old people, wee and misery. 419 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Lupus Now Means Something Personal To Me

At work about nine months ago I noticed that my left hand near the pointer finger joint was hurting as I typed. I also noticed my blood veins looked a little extra puffy in that area. 422 more words


Lupus News Roundup – Sept. 2015

It’s that time again. You know the drill, folks. And if you don’t, here it is: every month I post a list of interesting lupus-related news links.

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