Selena Gomez

Lisa Tries Vlogging!

I have been trying to come up with ways to reach a broader audience (like people who don’t want to read 7 page long blog posts) so I decided to turn some of those blog posts into videos. I know that there are a million vlogs out there, but I really got the push to […] Read more…

You’re Not Making Up Your Chronic Illness

An edited and much less sarcastic version of this essay was published last year on xoJane. You can find it here: http://www.xojane.com/issues/chronic-illness-isnt-made-up Yesterday was Rare Disease Day so I spent a lot of time reading stories and watching videos by people who were diagnosed with rare diseases. Across the board, most people had something in common: […] Read more…

Having a Chronic Illness is Not Romantic

I’m a worrier. I worry about how clean my house is, I worry about all the books on my bookshelf that I haven’t read yet, I worry about whether or not I’m a good friend, I worry about what my third grade teacher thought of me. So as a blogger, naturally there are bloggery things […] Read more…

Let’s Talk about Selena Gomez’s Autoimmune Disease

If you own a computer that has access to the internet you probably heard this week that Selena Gomez was diagnosed with lupus. If you follow several lupus related facebook pages because you also have lupus, chances are you saw 78 thousand links to the exact same 3 sentences about Selena Gomez having lupus and, […] Read more…

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…

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…