This Lupus Life

I am the dancer and Lupus is my music. I want to make it look beautiful

Awareness

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Author: Chevron Spots

I am in my mid twenties and fighting my battles to discover who I am and where I fit in to this zany, beautiful world. I was diagnosed with Lupus in in 2008. This takes up most of my focus, as I want to share the experience of trying to live with and rise above chronic invisible illness, so to speak. I would like to stress very much the information regarding medications, medical procedures and illnesses are discussed from my point of view, and with my understanding, colloquialisms and metaphors. I do not attempt to be legally and precisely accurate for the general population, rather I try to be emotionally and descriptively true to my experiences. I hope I can help in understanding others with chronic illness by providing one more personal recount of just how spontaneous and difficult these lives really are. One day I hope to visit every continent, climb some pretty high mountains, sleep in an ice cavern, marry a wonderfully understanding man, have children and teach more children. Mostly, I just want a simple life, you know the house with a husband and kids. Oh, and no pain.

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  1. Very interesting, and I think that this kind of denial & downplaying, and also difficulty in describing symptoms, as well as doctors not understanding the extent of their patients’ symptoms & problems, is very common in mental health challenges. At least that has been true in my own personal struggles which have spanned most if not all of the years of my adult life . .

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