Myth: Lupus is contagious! FALSE! Fact: You cannot catch lupus from another individual because lupus is caused by a problem with one's immune system. What's the craziest thing you've heard about lupus?
Ever wonder what it's like to live with lupus? Lupus Warriors often throw around how we wish others could just see it from our point of view. We gripe about how others wouldn't dare make it one day in our shoes. And though we may be right, #lupusincolor is doing something really cool as validation.… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of — Lupus In Color
When I was initially diagnosed with the L word, I was quickly overwhelmed! I was overtaken by constant doctor's visits, different specialists every week (at first), frequent emergency room visits, needles poking and prodding at my arms, and prescription meds being thrown at me from every direction. I must admit, it was A LOT to… Continue reading When It Rains, It Pours!
Just because you cannot visibly see that my heart is palpitating faster than I can keep up with, or that my joints and muscles have me constantly on the brink of crying, DOES NOT mean that I am feeling well. And just because you cannot visibly see my weak, brittle nails, my cold, clammy feet,… Continue reading Visible vs. Invisible Signs of Lupus
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
Stumbled across this on the #lupusincolor Facebook page and thought that it was AWESOME! Today I am feeling okay. I am feeling okay and a little better today. I can get out of the house and do a couple things on my to do list. I can't push myself too hard because I don't want push my body into… Continue reading How Are You Feeling Today?
Getting moving when you have lupus might seem impossible, but it’s worth all the effort. Physical activity is actually one of the best ways to replenish your energy supplies👍 Let's get up and moving Lupies! Happy Friday ♥
Nearly 33% of people with lupus (SLE) report ocular complications. Did you all know that? Interesting fact isn't it? Most of us usually aren't aware until we are affected by the issue personally. I was aware though. I had no other choice. I was hit hard by the news. I was forced to be informed.… Continue reading The Eyes Have It!
The Lupus Foundation Of America- Georgia Chapter's support network is essential to all the chapter's effort. They Georgia chapter works tirelessly to support patients, hosts programs and events, and advocates for awareness. On any given weekend, you can find their support group members at health fairs across the state, spreading awareness and sharing their resources.… Continue reading Tomorrow!
Happy New Year Lupies! Today is a new day. We have renewed strength to get through our days and fresh, new opportunities awaiting us all. Enjoy the day ♥