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Sabrina
Diagnosed at 13
Lupus causes many struggles: externally and internally. We each face these struggles differently because of the way Lupus interacts with our bodies. I want people w...
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Judi
Supporter
As a parent of a daughter with Lupus, I want other to know how much precious time this disease steals away from us. Flare after Flare, tests and more tests, procedu...
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Nancy
Supporter
That it is a serious life threatening disease even though I look "Fine". The fatigue and pain at times are indescribable. Sometime the pain is so bad I can't have a...
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Deborah
Diagnosed at 55
Everyone's journey is so different. When I was first diagnosed I barely was able to walk into my Rheumatoligist office. I was in critical pain, every joint hurt, he...
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Mo74
Diagnosed at 46
I don't have any pithy comments, but here's my synopsis: I have had symptoms since I was 16, but I though I had RA like my mom so I didn't do anything about it unti...
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Lady J
Diagnosed at 39
Please know that Lupus is challenging but can also be rewarding. I just experienced life threatening hospitalizations vis 911 & ambulance rides. I discovered the ...
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Samantha
Diagnosed at 14
I want people to know that lupus is an incurable illness that can affect any organ and many tissues. This disease is not one you can ignore. Those with lupus (inclu...
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Lee, W
Diagnosed at 61
Don't worry believe those stories about your only getting lupus up until 45 or so--I wasn't diagnosed with until 61, AFTER being told that I was just a drug and att...
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Lanee
Diagnosed at 22
Lupus is the biggest pain in the buns. Countless flare ups, chest joint pains and endless hospital visits. Oh, and it made a friend called Pulmonary Hypertension, c...
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Punky d.
Diagnosed at 22
Lupus, though life altering and incredibly frustrating, can be a blessing. It has made me slow down and take account of all the good things I have. Not everyone get...
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AllyVinu
Diagnosed at 12
I have SLE. I wish other people (including family) could understand that this disease affects EVERYTHING. It affects me mentally and makes me forget things. It affe...
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Jbern7
Diagnosed at 29
Lupus does not have to be debilitating or life-altering. There are amazing studies and experimental treatments that can give you hope! I am actively trying to bring...
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Joy Pullin
Diagnosed at 46
Lupus is a disease that can affect your organs in numerous ways. Even though there is no cure for lupus does not mean you cannot live as a normal person.
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Victoria
Diagnosed at 49
I just found out about having Lupus. I am a little scared but coming to terms with it. I want to learn as much as I can about it. I don't know what type I have but ...
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RUTHIE
Diagnosed at 30
WHEN I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH LUPUS I WAS STUNNED. DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO. BUT I DID LEARN TO LIVE EVERY DAY TO THE FULLEST CAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN YOU WONT BE ABLE T...
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Tati
Diagnosed at 23
Lupus can be life altering. I was diagnosed while working at the Playboy Club in 2009. My flare-up caused swelling in the face, hives on my arms and chest, and extr...
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Marisol
Diagnosed at 34
dont be afraid to let others about your problem ,thet is the only way they will leanr abouth what lupus is
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Angie
Diagnosed at 45
Lupus is unpredictable. Never turn your back on the wolf. Some of my worst flares have occurred right after a doctor has told me I was in remission and could rela...
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Denise
Supporter
Lupus is a serious disease I have had friends who have passed away because of complications of Lupus. Being in the sun can trigger Lupus and the sun can make Lupus ...
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Bernice
Diagnosed at 36
Lupus, like many diseases is tough, its hard to keep going day after day ...but get up and do it. If you can, some days you cant but when you can go,go,go,..and don...
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Kim
Diagnosed at 42
I just want people to know that it's life altering, but managable. It's a reason, not an excuse. We have to have a different mind-set, but we still want to enjoy l...
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Kelsey
Diagnosed at 25
I was just recently diagnosed and am now scared. It helps reading others stories and knowing I am not alone.
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Bonnie
Diagnosed at 55
That there is very little known about the cause of Lupus and it has no cure as yet.
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Faith
Diagnosed at 17
Lupus is not a defining illness, It can never DEFINE you but it can always REFINE you. Living with an illness can never make you less than you are, in fact I believ...
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Ms. Missy
Diagnosed at 38
I believe it is the most underrated condition in America. I have the feeling that I could of been living with Lupus for years and I just got diagnosed last year. We...
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LRJ Fund
Supporter
Im Bertha L Clack lupus patient living and Dealing with lupus. I would like people to know that for over Lupus Foundation of America need your Support in Awareness.
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Justyne
Diagnosed at 13
I want people to know the many ways that Lupus affects the people that have it.
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Barbara
Diagnosed at 40
That lupus is a horrible, depressing, life altering disease. It is very hard to adjust your life to this disease. It is important that you have support. And that yo...
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barbara
Diagnosed at 35
I want every one to know that living with Lupas is not the end of the world learning about it and being educated will help you cope with it. It was hard for me to e...
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Andrea
Supporter
I have 2 children (young adults) that have Lupus. My daughter Kristin who is currently on dialysis and my son James. Both have had hospital stays but my daughter ...
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JennyMo
Supporter
Lupus will affect your life, but the more you let it the worse the disease will be. Work hard with a positive attitude for best results :-)
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Fire Eyes
Diagnosed at 25
Lupus is more than a disease, it is a life changer.
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ErinButler
Diagnosed at 22
I want others to know that Lupus is not a death sentence. It's chronic, painful, and a lot of times emotionally trying, but when you are being good and taking your ...
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Lindura
Supporter
Lupus is a quiet wolf that the community and those who have relatives living with it dont know or realize when it will attack. Its hard to see the ones you love be...
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Bonnie
Diagnosed at 24
Lupus effects everyone in different ways some do not see what is going on because we chose to hide our problems as to not deal with people that do no understand wha...
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