How to Free Fall with Grace

If you follow my blog, you may have noticed that it’s been nearly dormant since December. The last post I wrote chronicled my mom’s holiday heart attack and emergency triple bypass. Since then, the speed at which the universe has thrown things in my direction has hardly slowed, and now, voila, May has arrived, and … Continue reading

Book Review: The Lupus Encyclopedia

The subtitle of Dr. Donald Thomas’ newly released book, The Lupus Encyclopedia, is “A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families”–and indeed it is. As someone who is insatiably curious, a lover of random bits of info (I’m the gal you want on your Pub Quiz team), it’s been a frustrating process to glean useful, reliable … Continue reading

Lupus Awareness Month

May is Lupus Awareness Month, so I didn’t want to let the first of the month pass without saying, HEY, IT’S LUPUS AWARENESS MONTH! Here’s today’s lupus fact:┬áLupus is an unpredictable and misunderstood autoimmune disease that ravages different parts of the body. (courtesy of Lupus Foundation of America) I haven’t been able to write much … Continue reading

15 Tips on Having a Successful Pregnancy with Lupus

For those of you have been following my blog for awhile now, you know I’ve shared my experiences of being pregnant while having lupus (here’s just one). Staying healthy during pregnancy while keeping lupus symptoms at bay remains a hot topic that a lot of women with lupus are concerned about. The following article was … Continue reading

Looking for Dr. Right

I recently changed doctors in an effort to find a rheumatologist better suited to my needs (i.e., someone who actually gives a crap and knows how to treat lupus). But now I’m not sure that I’m any better off. Dr. #1 I moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, about a year and a half ago, and … Continue reading

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