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Something Is Better, Something Is Worse

Lupus warriors are aware of the toll that this disease takes on one's body. We know this disease comes with many ups but mostly downs. And we do know that positive thinking goes a LONG way when it comes to coping with lupus and living long prosperous lives in spite of it all. "But I… Continue reading Something Is Better, Something Is Worse

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Nick Cannon Talks Lupus

Oh Wow! I had absolutely no idea that Nick Cannon served as the Grand Marshal for the Lupus Foundation of America’s Washington, DC Walk to End Lupus Now event. . That's so cool. It's great to see celebrities who suffer from lupus actually advocating and using their platform to bring about awareness. I think that's… Continue reading Nick Cannon Talks Lupus

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A Cure For Greed Will Cure All Disease

"We won't have a cure for diseases until we first have a cure for greed." -Dr. Sachin Patel I have only been stating this since the beginning of time. I didn't really take it seriously though, until I was diagnosed with Lupus. See, it was then that I became quite familiar with the process and… Continue reading A Cure For Greed Will Cure All Disease

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Does Sunlight Trigger Your Flares?

Most of you are aware that my first time at the beach post diagnosis, was a little more than a year ago. Why? Because of photosensitivity caused by lupus. However, Shade founder and CEO, Dr. Emmanuel Dumont and his team, are allowing those individuals battling lupus to take control, stress less, and live fully despite lupus.… Continue reading Does Sunlight Trigger Your Flares?

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No, It Cannot…

A lot of the times I allow lupus to determine what I can and cannot do with my life. I allow it to alter my mood, alter my relationships with my friends and family, and alter the way I go about living my life. But long are the days where I allow lupus to steal… Continue reading No, It Cannot…

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Dear Lupus

Dear Lupus, UGH! Why must you wreak havoc on my hair? As if my body doesn't suffer enough beatings from you, you had to go and pick on my hair too? Why must the gentle stroke of my hair from my brush turn into fit of hair fall? My bathroom is nicely decorated with zebra… Continue reading Dear Lupus

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Lupus And Sun Sensitivity

Hey Lupies, Summer is here and it's imperative that we take precautions to reduce the effects of sun exposure. About two-thirds of the people with lupus are UV light-sensitive. Many experience an increase in lupus symptoms after being exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays, either from the sun or from artificial light. Sunlight may cause also… Continue reading Lupus And Sun Sensitivity

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Together We Can Change It!

As you all know, May is lupus awareness month! Let's get the ball rolling with fact number one: Fact #1 "Public awareness of lupus remains low. Nearly two-thirds of the public knows little or nothing about the disease beyond the name." -Lupus In Color We lupies need YOUR help to change this! Join the growing group… Continue reading Together We Can Change It!