How I Found Strength in Accepting Help

How I Found Strength in Accepting Help

I have always had a hard time asking for help when it comes to my health. For a very long time, I tried to do everything myself ...

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How Connecting With Other Patients Changed My Life

How Connecting With Other Patients Changed My Life

Before I started connecting with other patients, I felt like I always had to be strong. I forced positivity to make other people in my life feel more comfortable ...

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How Lupus Shook My Identity

How Lupus Shook My Identity

It’s a revolutionary time in the space of identity. People are coming into the knowledge of the who, what, where, why, and how that makes ...

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How a Chronic Condition Affects Your Identity

How a Chronic Condition Affects Your Identity

Being chronically ill and disabled is a huge part of my identity. Not only because lupus so deeply impacts my life ...

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How I Prepare for Travel With Lupus

How I Prepare for Travel With Lupus

Traveling with lupus always takes a lot of planning and preparation. Because I never know how I will feel, I have to be ready for any symptom or issue that could pop up ...

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What I Wish People Knew About Lupus

What I Wish People Knew About Lupus

Sadly, there is so much of my experience of living with lupus that people do not understand. It’s very hard to comprehend what it would be like to live with a chronic illness ...

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