Lupies

Last updated: May 2022

I was diagnosed with SLE about 6 years ago. I didn't think anything of it because I was never educated by my doctors about what was actually going on in my body.

Everything changed

Three years into my diagnosis, things changed severely with my pain levels, my fatigue, and everything changed. I had to file for disability and step away from my profession as a nurse.

The impact of support

Since then, I have found a few lupie friends and they have educated and supported me while I'm learning about my body being at war with itself. I am very fortunate to have my

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