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Purple

Today is Lupus Awareness Day. Wear purple to show your support. For more information go to Lupus.org.

Thank you.

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Lupus

May is Lupus Awareness Month. It is also Sjogren’s Syndrome Awareness. I have these diseases but I fight like a girl, and every day is a blessing.

If you want to contribute to Lupus Awareness please go to Lupus.org for more information.

I am a Lupus WARRIOR! 💗

Blessings today and always.

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Brows and Lashes

I have been wanting to get a tint on my brow and lashes for a while now. I finally did it last Saturday! My before picture with no makeup.  Again no makeup, but my after!! So excited. I won’t have to bother with a makeup pencil or doing anything with my lashes. This is huge for me especially due to my Sjogrens (my eyes are extremely dry and wearing makeup increases the dryness).  This next picture was immediately after having the tint done. I didn’t want to wash it for a while as the longer you wait the LONGER it will last.And then after washing my face, and again with no makeup!! Super happy! I didn’t have to spend time in my brows, or feel like I have to wear eye makeup just to feel put together.  This may only last a month or even a few weeks, but so worth it for me.

What is something that you do just for you that makes you feel wonderful?

Blessings.

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Just forgot…

to blog on Friday…

Yep…completely got away from me…and I thought I had prepared enough for the week.  Apparently not.  So this is for Friday.

Soon-forgotten

So…blessings for those who forget, and for those who don’t.

 

 

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Sjogren’s Syndrome

One of the many auto-immune disorders I have is Sjogren’s Syndrome, and April is its awareness month.  I won’t fill the month with information on it, but wanted you to be aware of some of the many symptoms people may suffer.

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If you would like more detailed information about the syndrome or how to get involved please click here:  Sjorgren’s Syndrome Foundation

Thank you for taking the time to read this.  Have a good Thursday!

Blessings.

 

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Shots

I do this weekly.

It stings, but doesn’t hurt. I hate doing this, but I know it helps me.

Weekly…shots.

Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s Syndrome, Raynaud’s Syndrome—crap.  So…life.

Blessings.

 

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Sunday Thought


World Sjogren’s Day

 


Sjögren’s (pronounced SHOW-grins) is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease in which people’s white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands. Four primary symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, dry eye and dry mouth, but Sjögren’s may also cause dysfunction of other organs such as the kidneys, gastrointestinal system, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, and the central nervous system.

With upwards of 4,000,000 Americans suffering from Sjögren’s, it is one of the most prevalent but less known autoimmune disorders. This is because Sjögren’s is not a “cookie-cutter” disease, often being overlooked or misdiagnosed since symptoms can manifest in various ways and affect every patient differently.

I have had Sjogren’s for about 7 years (tested positive).  My main compliant is that my eyes are so dry that I have to have eye drops and antibiotic cream on my eyes daily.  Oh, and the fatigue.  I have most of the symptoms listed, but they are moderate in levels.  They are more apparent in my times of major stress.  But most have been manageable especially since I have had weight loss surgery.  Just being able to move more has helped my overall physical symptoms.

So…thank you for reading…and I hope I have brought a small amount of awareness to Sjögren’s today.

Blessings.