Why I Choose To Share My Story

If you’re anything like me, early on in your diagnosis (along with the many other emotions going on) you felt a sense of fear and shame when thinking about discussing your new illness with others. I justified not talking about it by telling myself that my lupus didn't define me and I didn’t want people's… Continue reading Why I Choose To Share My Story

A Letter To Anyone Struggling to Cope With Chronic Illness

I was speaking to a friend recently about chronic illness and the many effects it has on a person’s life. Of course, there are the physical symptoms that are a direct cause of one’s disease, but how about the emotional toll it takes on a person? How often do we hear professionals talk about the… Continue reading A Letter To Anyone Struggling to Cope With Chronic Illness

The Start of Something New

If someone told you, right now, you could no longer be the person you were yesterday, live the life you lived before this moment - what would you say back to them? How would you feel? For me, the word “lost” immediately comes to mind, and lost is exactly where I am in this moment… Continue reading The Start of Something New