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Sunday 18th September. 

It’s a bad day. I knew as soon as I woke up. My legs and shoulders were aching massively, my head was throbbing and I had joint pain. 762 more words


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