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Kentucky

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ShelbyJo
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Lupus is not a condition you can see by looking at someone. Its a battle on the inside that slows you down. Its NOT something that I CAN CONTROL! Its not made up it...
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Debbie K
Diagnosed at 39
It is a sneaky disease. I had Discoid Lupus that eventually turned to Systemic Lupus. No problems other then the butterfly rash for 6 yrs then all at once, my left ...
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DaniellaC
Diagnosed at 15
That each day I fight with my body just to get up from bed and go to school!
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Cindy
Supporter
I want more research and a cure so this terrible disease doesn't cause pain to my beautiful daughter anymore!
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Mac
Diagnosed at 55
That everyday for me is a battle one that I did not ask for but i will not lose this war.
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Betsy
Diagnosed at 46
Yes, it is a mystery. One dr. told me the rash was poison ivy. It really scared me when I started getting the lesions in my scalp. The one good thing is it has not ...
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Jeanie
Diagnosed at 42
From looking at someone with Lupus they really don't look sick, so I think people don't relise how sick you really are. Not knowing what causes Lupus is really hard...
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Gemini74
Diagnosed at 38
It will challenge you to your core. You will be tired, angry, bitter, and in so much pain. Knowledge is power when it comes to Lupus. And a lot of faith.
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Kelsie
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Not many people look into Lupus like they do for more of the well known diagnoses, such as, Breast Cancer, Diabetes, etc. But it deserves to be on the top list, jus...
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tanyashae
Supporter
This is a terrible disease that there is no cure for. It comes in so many forms. My son has it and he hurts so bad he breaks out all around his eyes and mouth. When...
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Elissa
Diagnosed at 37
Lupus (and the many complications from Lupus) can truly put significant limitations on someone's life. Along with Lupus I have Raynauds, and Ostopenia. I am extreme...
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Pamala
Diagnosed at 24
Every 30 minutes someone is diagnosed with Lupus. If you know someone who has Lupus, please be supportive and understanding. If you have Lupus, get involved with yo...
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lo0pz
Supporter
Lupus is a MAJOR autoimmune disease. There are NO cures, only forms of treatment. I think that what a lot of people do not understand is that Lupus can also cause o...
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Valeciea
Supporter
I want people to know how utterly scared people are with Lupus, we don't know from day to day how much pain we will be In, what organ this disease it may attack, fo...
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Cynthia
Diagnosed at 4
Lupus is a disease that is triggered by any kind of stress. Your own body attacks itself-which means there are underlying illnesses that go hand in hand with Lupus-...
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ANGELIA
Diagnosed at 25
I HAVE HAD LUPUS FOR 14 YEARS NOW AND I HAVE SO MANY PROBLEMS AND INFECTIONS AND CANCER AND MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE. I AM IN PAIN ALL THE TIME. I AM ON 23 M...
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Megan
Diagnosed at 12
The best way I know to describe Lupus to people is by explaining that when your body knows that you are sick it starts to fight to get rid of the infection. In Lup...
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Teresa
Diagnosed at 37
Lupus is frustrating because the symptoms vary from person to person and from day to day. I typically feel some effect every day but on some days I can almost forg...
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miranda
Diagnosed at 35
After years of bouncing from one DR. to the next a doctor in the ER ran some test and with everything else said it was lupus. My regular DR. still fights me today a...
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KelseyAnne
Diagnosed at 15
I want others to know how serious this disease is, and how much of an impact it really has on people living with it, and their family and friends who support them! ...
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janet
Diagnosed at 52
I just found out my lupus test came back positive,I have been in an out of kidney falure for a yr now,an my forarms ackconstantly as well as my lower back ,i m scar...
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Michelle
Diagnosed at 38
Lupus is painful. It makes you so tired. People do not understand that because "you don't look sick", that you do indeed feel awful.
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Allie
Diagnosed at 24
Lupus is unpredictable, powerful, and terrifying. You can't describe to someone all that this disease entails. It ignites suddenly, and it disperses rapidly leavin...
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Tammy
Diagnosed at 38
Lupus is a terrible,life changing disease,but I am a fighter and I continue to pray for a cure.
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cslush68
Diagnosed at 28
Lupus symptoms vary and change in intensity and duration. Unlike someone with cancer, people don't understand just how debilitating Lupus symptoms can be. I have fo...
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sweetieb42
Diagnosed at 37
I would like others to know that those of us suffering from this debilitating disease go through so much on a daily basis that we do not need any stress, nor do we...
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Karen
Diagnosed at 45
It's scary not knowing what the day will bring. Its heartbreaking how it affects my family.
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Marie
Diagnosed at 37
Lupus takes control of your life, and sometimes I feel like I have to fight everyday to take that control back. Lupus is not contagious, and there is nothing anyon...
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Regina
Supporter
No one knows what pain you go through. You may look great on the outside but no knows. I love the outdoors and I can't go outside in the sun because of what it doe...
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BeverlyMoe
Diagnosed at 29
I want them to know everything about lupus I do not want to be ask what is that when you tell someone that you have it
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MisticGaze
Diagnosed at 16
Its an invisible disease but just because you can't always see it, its still very real!
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Brittney
Diagnosed at 16
Lupus is not something you can always see, and most of the time it is not alone. Many other diseases accompany lupus, in my case Raynaud's. This disease is hard to ...
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merelades
Supporter
Lupus is a disease that cannot be seen, but it is always felt.
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Heather
Diagnosed at 28
It is a disease that you can live with but you have your good days, bad days, then it can go to weeks!!! I have lots of pain through out my body and I stay sick alo...
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t.carper
Diagnosed at 17
Just because I don't look sick, doesn't mean I'm not sick.
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Brittny
Diagnosed at 17
I was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus the day before my senior yr of High School was to begin. Having never heard of Lupus, I spent the week in fear of ...
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Tres
Supporter
The effects of Lupus are not always visible to the public. The pain and exhaustion it can cause is very real.
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Jayceesgra
Supporter
Lupus is a horrible, painful, incurable disease, please support awareness and continue to pray for a cure.... I pray that a cure happens in my lifetime <3
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