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Posted by Christie on April 20, 2014 at 10:58am 0 Comments

okay, a light hearted post...

I love  horror movies and my oldest is into scifi and some horror.  My ring tone on my cell for his phone is a ghost voice that says "mommy, mommy" very errily.  One morning my 5 and 6 year old were…

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Never give up.

Posted by Armando Abrero on April 20, 2014 at 3:44am 0 Comments

Just wanted to share this inspiring video.

Laugh often. Love a lot. Be strong. Never give up.…

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Don’t focus on your Disabilties, focus on the Possibilities

Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease which affects any part of the body, including the skin, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, and nervous system. The immune system attacks the cells and tissues of the body, resulting to inflammation and tissue damage.

Symptoms of lupus vary from person to person, and may come and go. Almost everyone with Lupus has joint pain and swelling. Some develop arthritis. Frequently affected joints are the fingers, hands, wrists, and knees.              Please click on FIRST TIME USERS and WELCOME! tabs for helpful info, also the Help tab for Links . THANKS!

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Epstein Barr and auto immune diseases

Started by Roxy in General 49 minutes ago. 0 Replies

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3766599/Link between previous exposure to Epstein Barr and auto immune diseasesWho had mono when they were younger?Continue

Lesson Learned!

Started by Lupus Warrior #711 in General. Last reply by poobie 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

I've been taking Prednisone and Plaquenil since my DX this past January and have been feeling quite a bit better. I've taken precautions like having my car windows tinted, wearing a broad brim hat when outside, mostly staying inside during the day,…Continue

Happy Easter & social functions UGH!

Started by Jend719 in General. Last reply by Flygirl 30 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Happy Easter! I'm grateful that I do not have to host anyone today. We were invited to hubby's family. It's a big relief. I hate gatherings now though. I must find something to fit my puffed up prednisone body, feel like a sausage in a tight skin…Continue

Mastectomy tomorrow : (

Started by artchick in General. Last reply by Ms. P 1 hour ago. 13 Replies

This has been a whirlwind of doctors visits and tests since I found a lump 2 weeks ago in one of my breasts.  It is cancer.  Fortunately, it appears it hasn't gone to the lymph nodes, but I'll know for sure after surgery tomorrow.   I am so angry.…Continue

Struggling to have a Happy Easter

Started by Kim in General. Last reply by Kelli 3 hours ago. 9 Replies

Good morning everyone. Today is a special day for me and my family, and probably for many of you as well. It's important to me to give my family the best Easter possible. However, I'm upset because I'm really struggling today. I'm exhausted, I'm in…Continue

Gossip

Started by Trisha in General. Last reply by USAGURL 57 minutes ago. 11 Replies

I have been at my current position for 5 months now.  Since this is a contract position, I have not mentioned my illness to anyone.  In fact, I say very little about my personal life, and I'm very quiet.  I recently overheard talking about a …Continue

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