Last week I saw my Rheumatologist, and we decided to take me off of the Methotrexate shots. I had been experiencing too many of the side affects, and really felt the need to get off it. Really won’t see the benefit until a couple more weeks go by, but excited that my immune system can recover.… Continue reading Weekly Shots -Update
I take two shots weekly on Sunday evenings for my Lupus. This weekend has been bad for me with my Lupus, bones are aching and fatigue is heavy. Doing too much lately and my body said rest. I don’t like it but it is something I still deal with. Seeing my Rheumatologist this morning… Continue reading Weekly Shots
“No is still a great word. When need be, let’s have the guts to say it: to someone pushy, to someone manipulative and to someone in the mirror. When we need to say no, let’s learn to say it right then instead of putting if off for days and dreading it like the plague. Get… Continue reading Sunday Thought
“Sometimes a storm in your life is what will blow you to the place you are longing to be.” – Beth Moore Storms. Not really. Just feeling as though I should be doing something other than what I am doing. My body is still adjusting, and the Lupus is conquering now. Everyday I battle the… Continue reading Sunday Thought
Today is Put On Purple Day for Lupus Awareness. Show me your purple!! Blessings.
My days have been much better since surgery, and 125 pounds lost. My joints don’t hurt as bad as they used to. I have used the Spoon Theory many a time to explain my fatigue, and just levels of pain. This picture explains: Thankful my days are better, but I still have bad days. They… Continue reading Spoons
I have just begun my journey back to school. At Jacquelyn’s graduation, I felt old sitting there with all of these young people that stuck with what they wanted. There several that were older in the graduation ceremony. But…I have remind myself that I have just started again. I also feel like this past year… Continue reading College, Lupus, and WLS
I have been experiencing more Lupus symptoms since my surgery last year. A big part of my bodies adjustment has been my hair. I had thicker but still thin hair when I was younger (permed, and colored it -it was the eighties). Then, when I was diagnosed with Lupus it really got thin. I change… Continue reading Body Adjustments & Lupus
Today, May 10, 2017, is World Lupus Day. Please read more. Ask questions. Thank you. Blessings.
My bucket list item #18 is conquer math. I began the journey in January with developmental math due to my placement test. I have such test anxiety that it wouldn’t have mattered how much I would have prepared for the placement test. I needed to go to the first developmental class. I was really okay… Continue reading Bucket List #18