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Sheila Mas
Diagnosed at 37
I have to go home feeling like I have no energy. There are skin rashes that I find very uncomfortable at times.
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Tonya Lewi
Diagnosed at 33
Lupus comes sneaks into your life like a wolf. But it can be tamed. Life does not get less with Lupus. As long as we speak up no one suffers alone. Others see tha...
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Maribel Sanchez
Diagnosed at 47
Though I can pretend nothing is wrong with me, Lupus has lowered my self esteem due to losing my hair and being told that it won't grow back. The many pains in the...
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Marge Thom
Diagnosed at 47
That it is a very sneaky disease that causes many problems. Sometimes on the spur of the moment. It can ruin our day even before it starts.
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Breanna
Diagnosed at 10
Lupus is a tough disease to have. Not as tough as other disease but it's pretty bad. It can affect you liver, heart, other organs and kidneys in my case. It take...
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Joann
Diagnosed at 45
I was diagnosed with Lupus seven months ago after years of doctors visit. Pneumonia, allergies,, joint pain, sinus infections to name some . It took the building of...
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Joann
Diagnosed at 45
I was diagnosed with Lupus seven months ago after years of doctors visit. Pneumonia, allergies,, joint pain, sinus infections to name some . It took the building of...
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Ms.Hanan
Diagnosed at 30
I want people to know that Lupus is not something you can beat. It is something you live with and manage on a daily basis forever. The poem below that I wrote earli...
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Sophia
Diagnosed at 38
I want ppl to know that even if you have a smile on your face somewhere in your body there is pain, head, back,spine,hips,legs,harms,constant horrible pain. It ange...
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Shay S.
Diagnosed at 17
Its a terrible disease that doesn't get as much attention as other diseases. It causes so many problems and not many people truly understand how you feel unless the...
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Sarah Cat
Diagnosed at 41
Being diagnosed changed my life. Not always for the worst. I learned to listen to my body, say no when I need to and truly appreciate those who care about me. I ...
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Rebby1963
Supporter
Lupus is a very devastating and unknown disease. My mother died in 1987 from Lupus and her sister in 2003. So much has been learned in recent years.. please support...
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Mary Ellen
Diagnosed at 45
My hope is that others will relate to my experience and feel they are not alone.
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marinemom
Supporter
There are many types of lupus diagnoses that one can get. It is very hard to diagnose and can go untreated for years. Don't ignore what your body is telling you. Do...
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lauren
Supporter
Pain, weight gain, lack of sleep , always sick , no energy , depression are just some of the things i go threw daily
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padamski
Diagnosed at 44
Don't judge my illness by my appearance. I live in constant pain and some days are worse than others. Please understand there are days when getting it together is...
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Sharon
Diagnosed at 58
It is debilitating, totally unpredictable and extremely painful.
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amartin082
Diagnosed at 35
I want other to know that even though I may look like I am fine sometimes I don't feel fine.
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Sarah
Diagnosed at 41
Every patient is different and don't judge their condition based on appearance.
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JOYCE
Diagnosed at 20
LUPUS IS A VERY COMPLICATED ILLNESS. IT WILL CHANGE YOUR ENTIRE LIFE. SOMEDAYS YOU WILL BE UP-BEAT AND HAPPY, OTHER DAYS YOU WILL BE DOWN AND OUT. THE BEST THING ...
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sheri
Diagnosed at 40
Its hard to understand how I can look and act fine and a few days later I can barely move or stay awake. Its hard to make plans with this disease...you never know ...
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Tynisha
Diagnosed at 18
I want for people to not judge or laugh and say can I get that if I touch you.Or say your not sick look at you nothings wrong you don't have memory lose
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I. Ramin
Diagnosed at 27
I just want other people to know that it is not an uncurable disease. You can do research on your own because nobody knows your body like you do. You should have a ...
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Maria
Diagnosed at 39
Having been diagnosed in my late thirties made it hard for me to accept the challenges of the illness and accept the fact that I had to make serious changes unable ...
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Ktb_Momma
Diagnosed at 39
Lupus changes everything. It is a very complex disease that affects life on so many levels. Those with Lupus have to be fighters or we wouldn't work, be social or...
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PHDR43
Diagnosed at 49
Lupus is very difficult to diagnose... A person with lupus may appear fine and dandy on the outside but be in excruciating pain and suffering on the inside. Getti...
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Colleen
Supporter
Just because someone has Lupus does not mean they look any differently than anyone else. I have been struggling with Lupus for many years, only my doctors could not...
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aepht
Diagnosed at 22
Lupus may affect peoples lives in a variety of ways, but for most of us, it's painful and difficult to cope with at first. It means the world to have people in your...
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