I'm a retired elementary school teacher, freelance writer, and an aspiring author who happens to be a lupus fighter – which has been quite a journey in my life!
I enjoy reading, writing, listening to music, and spending time with family, friends, and all of my four-legged fur babies!
Our writers Brandy and Barbara share their experiences with anxiety and their tips for coping with it.
Passed around in support groups online for over 10 years, what exactly is the lupus spoon theory and how can it be helpful to those who have lupus?
Knowledge is power, and in learning about lupus and knowing how it affects you, you are more likely to get a handle on your symptoms and flare-ups.
"What does psychosis have to do with lupus? Well, a lot more than you may realize," writes Brandy on her personal experience with lupus psychosis.
"You have to be aware of your limitations and take the necessary precautions, but the activities you participate in do not have to diminish," writes Brandy.
When you have lupus, doctor frustrations are all too common. Brandy shares some of her experiences and some strategies for finding the right doctor for you.
Although SLE is the most common, there are actually several different types of lupus, some of which can occur in tandem.
Depending on how lupus affects you and your line of work, you may find yourself traveling the long and tedious road of applying for disability.
When lupus stomach pain arises, the underlying reason may be the furthest thing from your mind — at least that is true in my case. I just want relief!
"Although they may be few and far between, good days with lupus do happen!" Brandy looks at making the most of your lupus good days.