Flawed with Lupus💜
Last updated: October 2022
I was diagnosed almost five years ago. My life changed slowly but surely.
Searching for the right treatment
I had chronic infections, unexplained body pain, and abnormal labs. After my Lupus diagnosis, my treatments were meds, which mostly didn't work. The meds were changed constantly until I was put on IV treatment 🙃. It works well, but the side effects are terrible.
Learning to embrace change
Now, my favorite color is purple 💜. I have a permanent dark mark on my right leg. It doesn't look like a butterfly, but it's a part of me. I call it my free tattoo 😁. I've learned to embrace my new flaws, take better care of myself with relaxing bubble baths, eating healthier, and eliminating stress. It's okay to say NO!
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