Return of the Lupus

After suffering through extreme fatigue for many years, being told I was lazy, believing I was lazy, being diagnosed with pleurisy, migrating joint pain, 100 other issues and lastly, being unable to walk led to my diagnosis.

Ups and downs with lupus medication

It was the day before my 40th birthday.

After 6 years of Immuran, Plaquenil, methotrexate, and steroids, I was able to take a medication vacation.

Unfortunately, after 2 years đź’Ą bam, back on meds. :(

What may have caused my lupus symptoms to return?

It’s been a nice break! My daughter asked me what have I done differently that may have induced it. I thought it was a very good question and couldn’t answer it.

I look forward to reading your stories, learning tactics on controlling flares, and hopefully answering my daughter’s question; why did my lupus return?

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