What Do You Ache For?

Every day, we experience deep desires, the kind that constantly tug at your soul. The longing. I know its there. We all have them. I remember the pain I felt the second my eyes would open each morning. My only desires at that time were to be pain free and to walk without limping. Ohhh,…

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Discouraging Lupus Ads – When Will It End?

Victory at Sunset - From Lupus to Living Margaret Romero

Caution: reading this may go against everything you ever believed or were taught to believe.  You see it on a daily basis:  discouraging lupus ads about how to help find a cure. Give money. Sponsor a walk. Raise money. Spread awareness. And for as long as these ads have been around, and the millions of…

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Paleo for the Lupus Body

Paleo Recipe Chicken & Potatos

Lately, I have been on a quest to find great tasting, grain-free foods. Say what? Yes, I said grain free. Ever since I became gluten free, I began to notice that my body really doesn’t like grains. I would feel a slight muscle ache as if I had lifted heavy weights the day before, even…

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5 Tips to Alleviate Your Lupus Joint Pain

Joint pain is one of the most common symptoms of lupus. It can move between different joints or remain isolated to one or many joints at a time. For me, the pain began in my right wrist,  it would resolve and move to another joint a day later. As things quickly worsened, the pain remained…

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Feeling Tired? Five Tips To Overcome Lupus Fatigue

Lupus Fatigue from httpwww.sxc.hu slash photo slash 406378

As a lupus thriver and nurse practitioner, I get a lot of questions about lupus.  Last week, the most popular question was “ What can I do to get over the fatigue?” It’s a question that I’m asked quite often, as people describe themselves as waking up exhausted or dragging at work all day. Some…

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