You don’t want to miss this event! On April 14th, The Lupus Foundation of America’s, Georgia Chapter will be hosting a “Fifty Shades of Awesome” bowling night. There will be Bowling, billiards, a DJ, a silent auction, raffles, a dessert station, and so much more! 💜💜💜 Come join us! Fight Lupus and have fun! $20… Read More A Night Of Bowling In Support Of Lupus!
Lupies, Listen. Lupus does not have to keep you from traveling. Travel the world. Explore it! The world has so many wonders to explore. Don’t let the fear of having lupus, or having a flare, keep you cooped up in your home, confined to your pjs and your bed for the rest of your life.… Read More Traveling Despite Lupus
Great news you guys! Lupus patients are living significantly longer! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/art.40729?referrer_access_token=ATEK4yuyd_cOHU3vDVwVQU4keas67K9QMdWULTWMo8MRBD_XvLh597yz3ZUxC5wjstxE6dap2SdCVB2yqtMGF0J2I7xGNkZDyC2CLh6hRXqvq14SdBO2aUc4jk6291vtoxs7spYDoLFHluc8Q3v2Rw== In a nutshell, the study from the link above, looked at lupus nephritis patients (where lupus attacked their kidneys) and compared how long they were living in 2010-2014 to the late 90s. – There was a 44% decrease in deaths from heart attacks and… Read More Great News Lupies!
Hepatitis simply means “inflammation of the liver.” And the reality is that there are numerous causes of hepatitis. Viral infections can be contracted from other people and cause hepatitis, yet medications (especially medicines related to aspirin) are the most common cause of hepatitis in people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). Since Lupus can “attack”… Read More Hepatitis, The Liver And Lupus!
Hey Lupies! I know, it’s been a while! Life happens. But I apologize. Amidst the chaos of my personal life and the frustration of my current job, I found enough calming energy to become a home owner and find a new job. Everything thing seems to be coming together… maybe. Health wise, hmm! Where should… Read More Lupus, Compression Stockings & Holiday Traffic
Found this gem while scrolling on the WordPress news feed. Though I do not have lyme disease, I do have lupus, and I believe this post has an incredible amount of information for eating better when living with an autoimmune diseases. I’ve included only the anti- inflammatory foods as it pertains to my current situation… Read More Eat Your Veggies — Sheila Moon
Lupus affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans, according to The Lupus Foundation of America, and it occurs when something goes wrong with the immune system. Normally the immune system produces antibodies that protect us from viruses and bacteria. But when you have lupus, the immune system can no longer decipher harmful germs from healthy tissue. In turn,… Read More 12 Lupus Symptoms Easily Missed