Category Archive: Lupus

Aug 05

Respect the Process – Weight Loss After Prednisone


                I’m going to stop short of being disrespectful to some of you with this post, but I need you to understand that my health journey is just that…mine. I remember when I got up to a size 9/10. I was so disgusted that I stopped buying new clothes. …

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Jul 04

My Personal Independence: My New Year

“The Law of Order exists when the observing mind can accept what is, regardless of the appearance of chaos.” Reflection: As I embark upon MY new year, my birthday, I can only reflect on how thankful I am to be here. This is the time of year when I typically have my annual exam and …

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May 12

Fear, Denial, and SuperPowers – Lupus Awareness Month

I’m not COMPLETELY transparent about my chronicles with lupus and the minions (the other autoimmune disorders). I share a lot of my experiences, but not the deeply personal ones. It’s difficult explaining the magnitude of this physical and emotional roller coaster, even to the ones I love. It’s difficult to explain, because it’s difficult to …

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Oct 29

Obamacare Rocks…thank you President Obama!

To anyone who is against the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, kick rocks – huge toe-breaking, ankle twisting rocks! Let me tell you why…   For just about four months of healthcare, my unexpected medical bills without insurance would have nearly reached $20,000. Before you start thinking about who is paying that $20,000 bill, please understand …

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Feb 01

Sh*@ Happens…But Why To Tonya B?

I’m not sure if I should be happy and relieved or if I should be ticked off and frustrated. The bottom line is that they were wrong and the best they could do was send me a freakin’ letter in the mail.

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Aug 27

Me and my buddy lupus

I’ve recently revealed to the world, well all of the people that I know, that I have lupus. That was a big step for me, but I felt it was time to offer some insight into why I am not always my usual super-hyper, super-happy self. I want to thank all of you that have …

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