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He Steady’s My Heart: Living with Lupus

April 12, 2017

The day it all began. 2011 I don’t even know how it started. I felt pain, constant pain. They kept saying that with major surgery it would take me months to recuperate.  It is 2017 and I am still recovering, learning to live my life as normal as normal is to me. Saturdays is chemo… Read More ›


Resigned, Defeated, Renewing

Lupus is a huge monster, one I’m not afraid to battle, but I can’t battle Lupus and the constant reaffirming of my credibility to those I am supervised by. It’s time for me to go. With a broken heart I resign and I will continue my journey through God alone, support from my closest friends… Read More ›


In the Moment

It’s 2:30 in the morning, and my pain level is an 8. Headache is at it’s full impact, fever, and right behind my neck at the bottom of my head, both sides of neck, the joints are driving me mad. My ankles, my knees and then my sacrum injury from the tumor, is so unbearable…. Read More ›


Overcome with Grief – Over Joyed in His

Fever, pain, nausea and still not able to keep food in.,,, or Crackers down, gave till my body hurt, right side pain? Chest pain, And leg doing it’s thing…,,wants to give up. I thought we agreed not this day. I feel some days that I can’t even catch a break. My body is bruised all… Read More ›


You’ve Got Mail!

How could I switch to electronic mail when I don’t even like the tangible mail that comes in. I could delete the mail or ignore it, but then I’d be in a heap load of financial trouble. They just keep stacking up. Every day I dread opening the mail for there will be yet another Cigna… Read More ›