"Hating the fact i have lupus and what it was doing to my body lead to Anxiety and Mild depression. There were numerous times that the thought of leaving the house & someone noticing the scars on my face would make me anxious. There were times I caught people staring at my scars which made … Continue reading You have Lupus, Lupus Doesn’t have you: Anxiety and Depression
My worst flare Actually happened last year. Wednesday 28th of January 2016 to be precise . The day my family, family friends an I lay my Nana to rest. Emotional Stress one triggers that can set off a flare up and of course during this period it was awfully stressful. The day started with me … Continue reading You have lupus, Lupus Doesn’t have you- worst flare and day rolled into one
It was the summer holidays 2006. I was in my bedroom straightening my hair as I had plans to go out with friends. I had the TV on in the background, listening To music on channel AKA. A song I liked came on and I started to prance about as though I was in the … Continue reading You have Lupus. Lupus doesn’t have you. – How I found out I have lupus
You probably read my welcome note and have been thinking what the hell is Discoid Lupus Erythematosus??. If you are its really not surprising a lot of the people have no idea what it is. QUICK 411 ON WHAT LUPUS IS Lupus in general is a Polygenic Autoimmune inflammatory disease. Meaning the immune system of … Continue reading You have Lupus. Lupus doesn’t have You- what is Lupus?