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This is a guest post by Adrianna Kamosa Many of us strive to improve our health and put wholesome foods into our body. One of the simplest and easiest ways to do this is to start with a healthy vitamin-filled breakfast. But let’s face it, if we aren’t feeling well or are low on energy, […]

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When living with a chronic illness, there may come a point where you and your physician discuss applying for Social Security disability. There is a lot to know about the disability process, what it entails, and who can qualify for disability. For Lupus Awareness Month, I partnered with Healthgrades.com to do an amazing series on […]

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When I hear from men and women newly diagnosed with Lupus, one of the most common questions I am asked is whether or not they will still be able to work. While every individual is different, there are some tips and suggestions I want to share regarding working when diagnosed with Lupus. As part of […]

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Did you know certain work environments could trigger some lupus symptoms and possibly a flare. Take for instance someone who has photosensitivity and works under fluorescent lights all day long. Luckily, there are some accommodations and changes you can implement to prevent flares while at your workplace. For Lupus Awareness Month, I teamed up with […]

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  When speaking on the topic of chronic illness, employment and working comes up often. Most of the men and women I have met have had their career impacted in some way. Despite a rocky road with Lupus and other health issues, I’ve been able to find my place in this world…and if you are […]

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This article originally appeared on my Diaries of a LupusChick column on LupusNewsToday.com I think learning how lupus can permeate every aspect of your life is one of the most frustrating and challenging aspects of dealing with the disease. Unfortunately, intimacy and our sex lives typically take a hit at some point. Maintaining a certain […]

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Shortly after being diagnosed with lupus, I had to give up a Nursing career I had worked so hard for. I was lucky though because I loved to write, and at the time, it was the only thing I was able to do. I could work from home or the hospital and no one had […]

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  By Emily Carroll The holidays are upon us and everyone is freaking out! The tinsel is flying, the lords are leaping and the lights are being thrown all over the house. Let’s be honest — it feels like pure lunacy. Thankfully there are a few tips that can help in getting through the tougher […]

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It’s that time of year again for many of us across the country – the time when you bunker in the confinements of your home in order to shield yourself from the crisp cold climates of winter. The sniffles and the sneezes have also commenced as the start of the dreaded cold season begins. But […]

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This is a guest post by Christopher D. Marshall Let’s face it, living with chronic illness is no picnic. Doctors appointments, lifestyle changes, and dealing with the symptoms of the illness can really take a toll. When you’re a man, however, it can become even more stressful. Sociological expectations, as well as our egos, can […]

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