Remission question

I have read numerous blogs, etc about lupus patients being in remission. Is this possible? Is this only for lupus patients with milder symptoms? I know that when a cancer patient is in remission, it is physically visible on lab results. I don't think I would know if I am in remission. I am so out of shape from not being able to do simple chores...I'm baffled.

Yep remission is possible even in severe disease although many docs prefer to state 'not currently active' I have very severe disease with multi-organ involvement - my longest remission was about 10 years