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Tye Bass
Diagnosed at 30
This disease has completely changed my life. Ifelt like I was completely robbed of my life.I wish I could do more but can't . I hurt.. I hurt and I hurt more!!! Li...
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Bella
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I got diagnosed at 3 but also had epilepsy and still do. My hair fell out when i was 10 and went completely bald. I went through a very sad time wondering why is th...
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Eileen
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Lupus is a silent disease you always look good on the outside but on the inside your in pain.
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Gwendolyn
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Since being diagnosed, I am more in tuned with my stress levels. Lupus has not stopped me from enjoying live. I am learning to enjoy life even more. I Live, Laugh, ...
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Rose Placi
Diagnosed at 26
You can live a vibrant productive life while having Lupus.
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se
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The diagnosis alone can create a feeling of littleness, incapable of anythingness.
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Brenda
Diagnosed at 53
I would like others to know we are not hypochondriacs. We may have been complaining about different symptoms for years before finally being correctly diagnosed. I o...
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Surabhi
Diagnosed at 21
It has been just over a year since I was diagnosed with lupus nephritis. After two flares, one of which almost ended my life because of pulmonary edema and acute ki...
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Martha
Diagnosed at 55
I have started a blog and a facebook page called Wellness With Lupus. I'm a Health Educator, so I hope to share my knowledge and research findings to help fellow "F...
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Walter N.
Diagnosed at 47
I really am sick ! I`ve gone from SLE in 2000 to Lupus Nephritis in 2009 . I`m in my 13th year of Lupus and actually have many good days.But Cracker-Jack Surprise !...
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Karla
Diagnosed at 44
Lupus has changed my life. I am living one day at a time without knowing how Lupus will affect me each day. Diagnosed with Discoid Lupus in 1982 and SLE in 2005.
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Sage Tamar
Diagnosed at 13
Lupus is a real and can be a lonely Illness without support. There are many types of Lupus but together we are able to make our voices heard. No matter how we suffe...
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LadiiJ
Diagnosed at 27
Lupus is sneaky. It creeps you when you least expect it.It had been attacking me for almost eight years before I was diagnosed.Though it has knocked me down more th...
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Sofia
Diagnosed at 16
Think of other worse disease and thank God that lupus is not the worse that can happen, under correct medication and positive attitude and support of beloved people...
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Nicole.W
Diagnosed at 37
It is estimated that 1.5 million American's live with Lupus. It is not a disease that should be taken lightly, it can be fatal in some cases. Because there are so...
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Sandy T
Diagnosed at 45
I am a fighter, survivor, and living with lupus. Be your own advocate. Learn as much as you can about the disease and what you can do to help keep it under control.
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Johnette
Diagnosed at 34
I was diagnosed with having skin lupus last year in April. I broke out on my arm (near my inner elbow) with red, raised skin rashes... they caused me no pain, they ...
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Roni Marie
Diagnosed at 46
Lupus is very hard to diagnose. I know first hand because I have suffered for several years before my diagnosis. You have to take one day at a time and you need to ...
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Chan
Diagnosed at 25
Lupus is one of the worst diseases around. My reason for believing so is because it is hard to diagnose and by the time doctors figure out what's wrong, your organ'...
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Lola
Diagnosed at 42
lupus is a thief originally being a California girl I love the Sun now I feel like the Sun is my enemy in my volunteer work I walk and talk to people for 70 hours o...
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pammi
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No doctor could tell me for sure why I always got so sick, why when I did, I couldn't shack it off.... For years people looked at me like I was just making it all u...
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Ahinson4
Diagnosed at 20
Lupus is a mystery that I pray one day will be solved because it is debilitating at times and I am a stay at home mom which lupus makes challenging at times. I am a...
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spirittms
Diagnosed at 24
No one has the same symptoms. No one understands what the fatigue is like. When you need to nap now. I started having symptoms when i was 21. I have red dots on my ...
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Stephanie
Diagnosed at 49
It makes me fatigued, but God is my healer. Sometimes I do all I can to make it through the day. Help us to find a cure.
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SistahFee
Diagnosed at 35
I am not sorry, most times, I "don't look sick." I am thankful, I do not look like I feel and glad to here you say, "You look good," especially when I'm feeling ill...
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Tamar
Diagnosed at 27
Lupus knows no boundaries when it comes to race, class, socioeconomic status. it is totally unpredictable and it strikes when you least expect it to.
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lakeshia
Diagnosed at 12
Lupus is an auto immune system disease. There are three types of lupus I was diagnosed with systemic lupus. This type of lupus attack your Joints, organs, or both.d
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Nepheteria
Diagnosed at 25
Lupus attacks the immune system and kidney function which could ultimately lead to other issues within the body.
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pamlynn
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what are the sign's. and what part of the body it attack's?
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Teresa
Diagnosed at 46
Lupus can disguise itself for a long time and if you are lucky you will find a great doctor and be diagnosed.
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BETTY
Diagnosed at 37
"LUPUS" FIVE WORDS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE FOREVER! IT DOES NOT CARE YOUR AGE, YOUR RACE, OR YOU JOB STATUS!
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Charlotte
Diagnosed at 43
Lupus is an chronic disease that people need to be educated on. They have heard of it but don't understand what it is. People are so despondent when it comes to med...
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KJDuren
Diagnosed at 23
Lupus does not discrimenate. It doesn't care what race or sex you are.
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LaJuanna
Diagnosed at 37
Lupus does not discriminate. It can change your whole life. Be proactive in your treatment and read every piece of information that is available.
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Justice
Diagnosed at 25
What was strange about my case was that until the age of 25 I was in perfect health. I had some symptoms looking back but did not recognize them then BAM! it all h...
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blessed
Diagnosed at 27
At the age of 26 I was pregnant with my second child. I remember being sick all the time during that pregnancy. After I had my child, I had aches and pains all ov...
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Rose
Diagnosed at 46
That Lupus can strike at anytime in your life. That Lupus can strike severals family member. You may not know if you will wake up feeling good the next day or if ...
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lupuspa
Diagnosed at 26
My mild form began w/ joint pain. Felt like a cripple. Lucky b/c my organs were not affected. Meds really kicked in 1.5 yrs later. Now I have few daily symptoms but...
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stephanie
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A lot of people assume that just because i look fine i must be ok. They couldnt be more wrong. I am always in pain dispite the numerous pain meds i take
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Elizabeth
Diagnosed at 39
Lupus is such a painful, life-altering disease. I am amazed at how hard it is to get people to raise funds or even learn about this disease. They can't see the dise...
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Mary
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That lupus will not take control of me,but I will conquer it!
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Itzel
Diagnosed at 17
porque es una enfermedad silenciosa y a mi me ha cmbiado el estilo de vida, y con mi experiencia me gustaria ayudar a otras personas
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Monica
Diagnosed at 14
Lupus Sucks! Lupus is a silent yet painful disease. We may not "look sick" but we struggle with constant pain and obstacles day by day. Lupus not only affects the...
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RDedrick
Diagnosed at 34
Lupus is not like Cancer. It is not like HIV. It is an auto-immune disease that changes you, but not who you are. It doesn't have to hinder you.
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lillybug
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Lupus is a debilitating illness that needs more awareness. Let's all use our voices and spread the word to help others join in our fight to find a cure for Lupus. I...
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Angela
Diagnosed at 39
I just found out I have lupus 1 week ago.I had a flare up and was sent to a specialist and took 8 tubes of blood. Finally got the answers I needed.I thought I was g...
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Theresa
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I too am a mother that is hurting to see my daughter go through the Lupus Fight, her dreams on hold! WE Live on Faith and blessed with an excellect Dr.
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Jamie
Diagnosed at 31
What I want others to know most about Lupus is that it's real! We may not always look sick but we are.Having a chronic diease is so hard to deal with and feeling al...
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Mandy
Diagnosed at 33
On the outside people with this illness may seem fine but on the side, every part of their body is hurting.
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Robert
Diagnosed at 14
Lupus is a very challenging and tricky disease. When you're diagnosed you never know what organ it will affect initially (kidney, heart, lungs, skin,). Most doctors...
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KatelynnWo
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I just would like information anything that I can get my mom was just barely diagnosed.
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Ann
Diagnosed at 33
Lupus is a very complex disorder that manifests itself differently with each person affected by it...no two sufferers are the same.
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CJC131
Diagnosed at 38
Everyday is different! Every person living with Lupus is different. Patience, kindness, and understand are often the best medicine:)
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Shimere
Diagnosed at 31
LUPUS IS A DREADFUL DISEASE WHICH TAKES YOU BY STORM IT RUSHES IN AND TAKE CONTROL BEFORE YOU KNOW WHAT'S HAPPENING. BEFORE BEING DIAGNOSED YOU ARE MADE TO FEEL THA...
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Gina Adams
Diagnosed at 35
Living with Lupus, is a day by day process. Living with Lupus can be a struggle, but it's not a diagnoses to stop living. Keep your head up and don't give up.
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sharon
Diagnosed at 23
although lupus is unpredictable, challenging and all around complicated.... It is something you can live with. It doesn't have to stop you from living..
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Veronica
Diagnosed at 30
Lupus is the invisible disease that attacks whenever and whatever it wants in your body. Although it isn't likely to kill you, people still die from complications f...
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jnwinca
Diagnosed at 36
Lupus effects everyone differently! When I was first diagnosed I just had skin issues. I now have hair missing, swollen joints to the point of not being able to mov...
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kathys
Supporter
Lupus changes your life. Even though you don't look sick when people see you no one understands what you go through. Lupus does not discriminate. It doesn't matter ...
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crystal
Diagnosed at 19
it is what it is- you just have to deal
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bumpy
Diagnosed at 40
lupus can make u feel hopeles at times but, if you are well inform you learn to live with it;family support is very important .
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Bridgette
Diagnosed at 37
Many people are misdiagnosed before they are diagnosed with lupus.
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mom
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We need a cure for lupus!
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Redgirl
Diagnosed at 55
Living with lupus has been a challenge. Trying to get up in the mornings and just start my day sometimes is difficult. The pain in your joints is horrible and whe...
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TSN
Diagnosed at 27
Its a tricky thing. Some days are not so bad. Other days... are bad. There are things I want to do and plan, but always the question lingers - will I feel like it?
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Erica
Diagnosed at 37
Lupus is Real! Family and Friends need to educate themselves about Lupus. So that they may have a better understanding of what we are going through. When you tell...
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Tinisha
Diagnosed at 35
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms...
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beverlyg19
Diagnosed at 31
People dont realize that even though we may not be able to physically do something, our MINDS are still in tact. That does get me in trouble because I overdue it a...
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Cindil
Diagnosed at 46
I got cyst in my ovary and the ovary have been taken out. The lack of estrogen reduce the activity of this disease. I tried not to take medication to suppress the a...
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Kerry
Diagnosed at 31
I know I may not look sick, but I don't always feel good!!
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Alexa Rae
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I had no idea what Lupus was 5 years ago. Then, my husband was diagnosed. I learned shortly after that both my father and my uncle also suffer from lupus. It is an ...
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Kris
Diagnosed at 44
I have Lupus and feel bad always but others around me don't see that I am suffering. My job causes much stress in my life and I feel as though the stress is shorti...
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V Guindon
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Lupus: Never Skipped A Generation Here Lupus, a word that has been in my vocabulary since I was a child. You see, Lupus has not skipped a generation on my mom's si...
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jo
Diagnosed at 33
Lupus is a very tricky desease . It's complexity baffles even the person who suffers from it ;making very hard at times to describe one's symptoms to the doctor. It...
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teecee
Diagnosed at 38
I am living with SLE Lupus. My mother lost her bout with lupus and my grandmother and my cousin. All has had lupus. I have been living with lupus really since I w...
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Stacy
Diagnosed at 31
I want people to understand that even though the personstanding in front of you LOOKS healthy to you, doesn't mean they aren't fighting a battle with themselves. I ...
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Deja
Diagnosed at 38
Lupus is a tumultuous disease that camouflages itself to look like that to be of something other than the truth of what it is! Most often it's debilitating but can ...
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Ruth
Diagnosed at 24
Lupus is an autoimmune disease and it can affect any parts of your body,anything can happen.I have SLE( Systemic LUPUS erythematosus and I have had it for over 20 ...
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Janet
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This is a dreadful disease, add the side effects of the med's it's mentally and physically chronic nightmare.
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Susan
Diagnosed at 50
If you have Lupus,or know of someone with Lupus,don't assume that everyone else with the disease suffers in the same way you do.What treatment works for one, may no...
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MeMelissa
Supporter
In lupus, something goes wrong with your immune system, which is the part of the body that fights off viruses, bacteria, and germs. The result is the production of ...
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Patricia
Diagnosed at 37
Be very proactive and persistent when you are experiencing symptoms that doctors do not seem to be able to diagnose. I often heard that I looked OK.
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tmac
Diagnosed at 32
Lupus is a terrible disease that has no cure. Help us find a cure! Take a stand for Lupus TODAY.
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Becca
Diagnosed at 21
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. There is no cure, but by spreading the word of Lupus and getting awareness out there, then there is a better chance for a cur...
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Marly Jade
Diagnosed at 36
It is important for people to realize how many people suffer from Lupus. I think people should know how many lives are lost to this disease because the numbers aren...
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vicki
Diagnosed at 16
Lupus affects the immune system and it can be life threatening.
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Jessica
Diagnosed at 27
I want others to know that Lupus isn't a joke like it is portrayed on House, but that we will overcome it!
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