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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…

I’m a HelloGiggler now!

I ate a lot of ice cream this week. In case you were wondering. Like…an obscene amount. I am disgusting. I’m blaming yoga. Because it’s never my fault. That has nothing to do with why I am writing this post, but I thought I would share in case you also ate a whole 2L tub […] Read more…

Let’s Talk About Fatigue

I have fatigue. You may have fatigue or know someone who has fatigue. Or you may read the word “fatigue” and think “oh that person just needs to take a nap or have a cup of coffee and they will be fine.” There are lots of different ways to experience fatigue and, like most invisible […] Read more…

Read It and Weep: Finding Strength in Books

Reading is by far one of my favourite forms of therapy. There’s nothing quite like the stirring of emotion and relief when I open a book and find out that there is another person out there, somewhere, who knows what it feels like to be me. As someone with a chronic illness, I turn to […] Read more…

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