Did you know that 80 percent of individuals with lupus experience fatigue? "As many as 80 percent of people with lupus experience fatigue. For some people with lupus, fatigue is their main symptom. Fatigue can be debilitating, even to the point of forcing them to stop working." Poor coping strategies, feelings of helplessness, depression or anxiety,… Continue reading Lupus Fatigue?
Lupies, I know the majority of you are like myself and suffer from some sort of brain fog. Luckily for you, I have something that may help. Here are some foods to eat to maintain your healthy brain :) Use These Tricks to Outsmart Brain Fog Between 20 percent and 60 percent of people with… Continue reading Brain Fog? These Might Help!
When it is in reference to lupus, mine is.... "But you don't look sick." So my question then is, exactly what does being sick look like? #petpeeve!
It doesn't mean the changes will be for the worse, but things will indeed change... Once you are diagnosed with lupus your life will change. It doesn’t mean it changes for the worse, but it will just change. Things that used to mean so much, will be replaced with things that you need to… Continue reading Changes Ahead!
*Shared from Antasia Tashay Bradley-Larson's Facebook page... I thought this was an awesome story with an awesome depiction of just how grateful, and how moved the mother was by the gift given to her by her daughter. For those of us living with lupus, it really is the small things that make a world of… Continue reading A Gift For My Gift!
Just thought that I would share this helpful information for those of you who are looking for natural ways to reduce the inflammation in your bodies caused by lupus. Lupies check out this post by fellow blogger Jenn and see how this diet could benefit you :) The paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet is designed… Continue reading What is The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol Diet? —
The answer for me is... YES. Tremendously! I have developed pleurisy around my lungs that now makes it extremely hard to breathe due to all of the inflammation. And now, the ordinary things that I used to take for granted such as walking upstairs or even walking to and from my car after work, tends… Continue reading Does Lupus Affect Your Lungs?
If you live in the Richmond, VA area, come out to the Essence of Purple Passion night! Enjoy dinner and a live jazz band from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE to enter! Join Lupus In Color for a night of Live Jazz and fun networking to start off the holidays! Free to Enter Dinner… Continue reading Lupies In The Richmond Virginia Area!
I stumbled across this video on the Lupus News Today website and thought it was both informational and interesting. Check it out below :) In the Arthritis National Research Foundation video above, host Britt Johnson interviews Dr. Michelle Kahlenberg, a rheumatologist and medical researcher from the University of Michigan. The video depicts Kahlenberg going into detail about… Continue reading Lupies, Does Our Skin Hold The Answer?