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April
Diagnosed at 14
Lupus is something we can overcome together! It's not an easy thing to deal with Thats why we cant give up. It's a disease that can attack at any time and it's our ...
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Mom of 4
Diagnosed at 34
When I found out that I had Lupus I realized that it was not my imagination, that there was a reason I felt like I could not do what so many other people around me ...
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nana
Diagnosed at 14
Lupus is a disease, in which makes many peoples lives difficult. It takes a big toll on your life. The pain is unbelievable at most points. Lupus is not something t...
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MKB
Diagnosed at 52
It is a daily struggle dealing with this illness. Sometimes just getting out of bed in the morning is a terrific accomplishment. We need the support of our loved o...
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CMurph
Diagnosed at 32
I want people to know that even though I have been recently diagnosed with lupus, I still really have no idea what this disease it and how it is effecting my body. ...
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Lisa S.
Supporter
Lupus does not care who you are! It can affect anyone. My beautiful 3 1/2 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with it. She went undiagnosed for a year and we h...
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Lorena
Supporter
It's a horrible illness to live with. I wake up each morning not knowing how I am going to feel. Each day is so different. From having so much energy to days where ...
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Lorena
Diagnosed at 35
It's a horrible illness to live with. I wake up each morning not knowing how I am going to feel. Each day is so different. From having so much energy to days where ...
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Beatrice
Supporter
I want to know what other type of treatment is available for small children, instead of a steroid? The side effects are horrifying...Please I want/need answers...
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Donna
Diagnosed at 25
I have lived with lupus for about 14 years. Some people don't understand Lupus you may look heathy on the outside but the disease destroys you on the inside. I don'...
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Steph
Diagnosed at 21
sometimes its hard to open up to others about what you're going through living with lupus. Sometimes you can feel so alone in this because your afraid to open up ab...
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Sue
Supporter
My husband was diagnosed in 2000 and died in 2003. The drugs to treat it caused more problems with his health. We went to Ohio in 2002 on a church retreat and we en...
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Lady Di
Diagnosed at 46
Learning to live with Lupus without everyone around you really knowing when I am sick. In the beginning my lupus showed itself in my brain with Central Nervous Sys...
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Mystee4U
Diagnosed at 55
I was diagnosed with lupus in 2007. I had a wound that had not healed in over 5 years but when I was diagnosed I healed within 2 weeks. I also had big red patches o...
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Stephanie
Supporter
Hello, my Mother was diagnosed with lupus at the age 32 right after having my little brother, who was born with a birth defect. He is fine now. My mom is now 41 and...
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NM
Supporter
State of NM needs a "Walk For Lupus" in towns of Albuquerque, Las Cruces and other cities to . Living with Lupus is pretty hard not only for people have lupus but f...
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Rebekah
Diagnosed at 14
Very hard to live with, but it's different with every person. Its so misunderstood. 1.5 million Americans are living with Lupus.
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claudiamm
Supporter
Lupus is a very hard disease to live with. We all look healthy so people asume we are fine that it is all in our heads.It's not!. I have been living with it for 20 ...
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GODSANGEL
Diagnosed at 27
Lupus is a very painful and serious disease its as SERIOUS as CANCER!People can't even begin to understand how serious and painful lupus is until you live with it o...
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Alice S.
Diagnosed at 45
Lupus is a silent non-contagious disease that I struggle with daily. It was hard to diagnose-I had it for over a year before diagnosis. At first they thought I had...
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Bree575
Supporter
Lupus is a silent disease that is very painful. My daughter was diagnosed when she was 10 years old. She has been battling this disease for 2 years. Dealing with ...
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Antonette
Diagnosed at 15
Me, my sister and dad have Lupus. I've came to realize that the only thing I can do is stay strong. Lupus has changed my life, and it's been extremely hard to deal ...
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Socorro
Diagnosed at 25
Well its very painful and please be kind to those out there that have to live with Lupus. Very hard to explain the sx because everyone thinks that its just being la...
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Leona
Diagnosed at 45
Lupus is a very odd disease. I try to take it a day at a time and I pray a lot. Before I found out I had Lupus, I was afraid because I didn't know what was wrong. I...
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Patricia
Diagnosed at 30
You can't tell by looking at a person that they have lupus.
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Heidi
Diagnosed at 24
That it sucks! It is not contagious,
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lydia
Diagnosed at 52
I may look okay, but every day I feel the impact of Lupus. I am tired or in pain. It takes more strength to get through a day than you would guess. I try not to ...
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Rosie's Mo
Supporter
Lupus is something that affects not only the person with it but it affects the entire family.
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Ashley
Supporter
Lupus is not contagious. Living with Lupus is a daily battle that I will win. There are days when i feel like i did before i was diagnosed. pain free and beautiful....
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Nicole
Diagnosed at 19
Just because you can't SEE our problems, doesn't mean that they aren't there!
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New Mexico
Diagnosed at 21
I have been living with lupus for 20 years and went mis-diagnosed for about 3, it has been a struggle. I have had years when I can only work part-time I now am abl...
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Shay
Diagnosed at 31
Lupus is pain in a myriad of forms. Don't judge people so easily and freely, you may not know how much those few steps into the store has cost them. Don't begrudge ...
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Patty
Diagnosed at 63
It is very difficult to get diagnosed, even though you have had symptoms for years. I only just became diagnosed, but have struggled with the fatigue, pain, photos...
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