Blindsided by Lupus and Autoimmune Diseases

Last updated: April 2022

I was diagnosed with SLE Lupus 15 years ago.

Growing list of diagnoses

Since then, I have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Sjogrens, Raynauds and this past November, tests showed my Thyroid is having problems. Being tested for Hashimotos disease and also have to have a biopsy done on one of three nodules on my thyroid.

Fed up and frustrated

I had to medically retire 7 years ago. I was only 46 at the time. I get random rashes and get shingles a lot. I have trouble swallowing and get food stuck at the bottom of my esophagus all the time. So very frustrating because I look healthy but have been steady declining over the last few years.

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