Lupus and Me

A new Lupus and Me this Saturday. This was the first post in this series.

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Not too long after I took this picture with my son, my life would take a turn.  

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Lupus was part of me since the day I was born.  Many people, mostly women and mostly women of color, have the potential to experience lupus firsthand but never do.  It’s an autoimmune disease that doesn’t always activate in everyone.

I’m not a doctor.  I’m going to share my experience with lupus.  

Here is a picture of me after I met lupus.  That’s me in the purple.  It wasn’t lupus that changed my appearance so drastically.  It was the treatment.  Everyone’s experience is unique.  I fully recovered but it never goes away.  Just as the potential was there all along- it remains with me forever.  So will the lessons I learned along the way.  Under the cap is an almost bald head.

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I invite you to join me as I sing…

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