Buttons. Buttons. We all have buttons, but do you have more buttons available for pushing because you live with lupus? Do you react strongly when people question your right to park in a disabled parking place because you don’t look disabled? Do you anger having to explain your condition or needs to unknowing physicians simply… Read More Button! Button! Who’s Got Your Button?
If you aren’t Wisconsin, you are already behind. The UW Health has made history by opening the only clinic focused solely on the diagnosis and treatment of lupus. UW Health is working to achieve a diagnosis of lupus early to possibly prevent the complications of kidney disease, one of the more devastating aspects of… Read More Calling All States
I’m a pretty easy going person, most of the time, and unless I’m crossed with stupidity. Enter the diagnosis of Nirupa Jugmohan. When she was first diagnosed with lupus, she didn’t have a clue what it was. She understood it had something to do with her immune system. She also understood she had approximately 4… Read More Four and Twenty Years, A Death Sentence, and Common Sense
And I’m not talking about working ourselves to exhaustion up to the age of retirement and then being too tired to enjoy the rest of our lives. What I’m speaking about is much worse. When people ask you how you’re feeling, do you respond, “I’m okay, just tired?” Well, did you know you are doing… Read More Let’s Retire Tired
As a child, like most children, I had a hero. He was a man. I followed John Glenn first and then all the other astronauts up until Neil Armstrong took that first important leap for mankind. I remember being angry when Sally Ride was the first woman in outer space. That what who I was… Read More A Hero Is Born and Recognized