How To Survive The Beach When You Have Lupus — Safinabox

"Having lupus doesn’t mean you need to miss out on life, it just means you need to take some extra steps to make sure you’re healthy and safe, so you can enjoy all the fun!" It is quite interesting learning and incorporating the coping mechanism that the individuals alike chooses for battling their lupus issues.… Continue reading How To Survive The Beach When You Have Lupus — Safinabox


Life Of A Warrior : Oyinda ‘YindaaBee’ —

Initially, I didn’t understand that Lupus didn’t have a cure. Therefore I didn’t know that I’d have to take the medications I was discharged with, for the rest of my life. I’ve had the chance to ask an motivating instagrammer called Oyinda, a number of questions about what it’s like living with her medical condition… Continue reading Life Of A Warrior : Oyinda ‘YindaaBee’ —


You Are Much More Than This — Ceaseless Joy

"We are more than our ailments and baggage we carry—we are so much more than fractured scraps pieced together with paste. We are not defined by our past, health, or failures." I often feel as though the world spins around me as I stand still—life passes on for the masses and, instead of moving on… Continue reading You Are Much More Than This — Ceaseless Joy


I AM WHAT I AM… — Dance with the devil

I’ve learned to own them, live and sooth them… they will always be apart of my story… I AM WHAT I AM… I am what I am, All imperfections included… from my #WHOOPWHOOP’S, #YEPYEP’S and #WHATWHAT’S to my pain, sorrow and sadness… I am what I am, because of the journey that was placed before… Continue reading I AM WHAT I AM… — Dance with the devil


What Exercises Do You Do?

Most of you may know that exercising doesn't always come easy for those of us already feeling as though we've just crossed the finish line for a iron man marathon on the daily. However, some of us are able to remain active and exercise quite often. For those of you who can, I am just… Continue reading What Exercises Do You Do?


You May Be Flaring When…

  Can any of you relate? You know you're hurting when crawling is the lesser of two evils. How many of you have ever been in such pain that crawling was not even an option either? Ugh, but such is life when you're living with lupus :\

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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?


Positivity Lupies

"A strong, positive attitude will create more miracles than any 'lupus' wonder drug." -Patricia Neal Did you know that positive thinking is believed to aid people in fighting off common colds and other ailments? And did you know that negative thinking may cause areas of the brain to weaken a person’s immune response to the… Continue reading Positivity Lupies