lupus

May is Lupus Awareness Month

Did you know that May is Lisa lupus awareness month? Well, now you do! What is Lupus Awareness Month you may ask? It’s a month to spoil someone you know with lupus. Buy her chocolate, Sugar Mama’s red velvet cupcakes, free movie passes, massages at Spa at the Monastery, manicures, flowers, teddy bears, etc. Those […] Read more…

Lisa tries lots of new things!

Hey gang! Do you want to know some fun and exciting things that are happening in Lisa Land?! What’s that? This isn’t an interactive blog so I can just pretend you are nodding your head in approval? Perfect! Probably the most exciting thing happened yesterday, when I finally went to the drug store and bought […] Read more…

It’s Sometimes Lupus

You know the House quote. I know the House quote. We all know the House quote. Any time someone mentions the word “Lupus” someone else hilariously responds by saying “It’s never Lupus!” Only, in real life, it’s sometimes Lupus. I would know. I was diagnosed with it on Wednesday. I really wanted to respond to the specialist’s […] Read more…

I`m breaking up with Chocolate.

If you have read my previous posts you know that I have recently been struggling with my weight due to high doses of prednisone. I confessed to a doctor that I didn’t want to take it anymore because it was making me gain weight and that was probably the worst thing in the world to […] Read more…

Writing Illness as Humour

“I knew, of course I knew, that life is always more complicated than our narratives.” – John Burnside, A Lie About My Father Writing an illness is hard. Writing an illness for the humour section is even harder. I am someone who prides herself on being rather breezy about the whole living with a chronic […] Read more…

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