How Lupus Has Affected Me and My Daughter

My daughter was diagnosed at age 15! She is now 30 years old!

My daughter's pain

She would just lay on the floor and cry! As a mother, it would crush me that I couldn't take her pain away!

Now, I have been diagnosed with lupus at the age of 54! I've had the symptoms for many years, but was just diagnosed this year!

Describing symptoms

Lupus is a different kind of pain that is really hard to put into words! You can tell every weather change and the energy is just sucked out of your body!

Understanding lupus

I never understood what my daughter was going through! I feel really bad that I couldn't understand her pain! Sometimes I didn't give her the attention she needed and deserved! Neither of us look sick, so people don't understand!

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