Win One for lupus patients. How many lupus patients wish they had the opportunity to speak with other patients? To learn from them? To share with them? To commiserate or simply feel that they are being heard? Most of us do. However, many of us don’t have support groups close to home, and if the… Read More Social Media Makes Its Mark With Lupus Patients
Once again, while perusing the internet, I came across something about lupus written by the press that is inaccurate. Today’s lie comes from a story about Selena Gomez and her round face appearance at the Academy Awards. The reporter stated that Selena was either pregnant or was in a lupus flare. She stated that she… Read More Lipstick, Lies & Lupus – And the Lies Have It
When something stupid is said and it upsets me, do I first address the anger over the stupidity of the comment, or address the stupidity itself? Sometimes it’s difficult to control the anger long enough to address the stupidity. The anger is righteous in this case and justified. When someone makes a stupid comment,… Read More Lies, Lies, and Damned Lies
Why a blog titled “Lipstick, Lies, and Lupus”? Because I am addicted to lipstick and normally have 4 or 5 tubes of the stuff with me at all times. Because I am a lupus patient, and because I hate all the lies and misinformation circulating about lupus and the damage and hurt it causes to… Read More Why Lipstick, Lies, and Lupus?