How Adopting A Dog Helped Me Cope With Lupus
Last updated: February 2023
At one of my lowest points with lupus, I impulsively adopted a shelter dog. I had been feeling isolated from friends and family due to fatigue that seemed endless. Adopting Wilbur provided me with a companion that moved at my pace.
Adopting a dog isn't for every person living with lupus. Make sure that you are healthy enough to care for your new companion first.
Have there been things you have learned along your lupus journey that you wish had been explained to you by a healthcare provider earlier?