Today is May 10th and World Lupus Awareness day! For anyone living with Lupus everyday is an awareness day. We are aware of new symptoms or new aches and pains. Some of you might be chronically fatigued too. In South Africa we have very little awareness for this awful debilitating disease and even less awareness… Continue reading World Lupus Day
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me with a recent change in rheumatologists as my long term doc immigrated to Europe. This was well overdue as I had not had any blood markers done for well over a year. Today’s blog is probably something I need to discuss with her when I next… Continue reading Lupus in the sunshine
Now that I have covered the history and diagnosis of my Lupus journey, I can get on with actually living with it which is why I wanted to start this blog in the first place. The hardest adjustment I think most people with Lupus have is the chronic fatigue that comes with this awful disease.… Continue reading Chronic Fatigue
I left my last blog at the point where I’d broken down and said I would not have any more chemo treatments and I refused to go back to the doctor treating me. A bold move and a little crazy given that the treating doctor had lead me to believe that without treatment it would… Continue reading The second half
My story with Lupus goes all the way back to late in 2006. I wasn’t aware of it at the time but there were some red flags that I missed or ignored well before what I call “the defining moment”. I had been suffering from awful indigestion and acid reflux which was not something I… Continue reading How it all began
Hey there! Thank you for visiting my blog! This is something i have thought about doing for several years now but i have always been far too shy. I am not much of a computer person so this blog may look awful for a time but i promise ill keep doing my best to make… Continue reading Welcome!!!