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Jeannette’s Fight Like a Girl Story (Lupus, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis)

So Beautifully Broken Oh life, You have carved upon me, With pain as your brush, A canvas without mercy, The scars so ugly, At first. Time, Didn’t ease pain, Instead growing, Building tolerance, Bringing strength, From depths I never knew, Resided in me. Scars, No longer random, So densely meaningful, …

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Katie’s Story (Lupus)

I was diagnosed with Lupus SLE in January 2016. I am nearing the end of year one, and and what a year it has been. Like most of you, I had been seeing doctors for over a year prior to being diagnosed. Test after test, lab after lab, and they …

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Jazmine’s Story (Lupus)

My name is Jazmine. I live in Charlotte, NC, and I have been diagnosed with Lupus SLE. I am 22-years-old, and I was diagnosed with Lupus at the age of 21 in July 2015. My mother was diagnosed with Lupus SLE 10 years prior to my diagnosis, so when I …

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JoAnn’s Story (Lupus)

I was 16 when I got diagnosed with lupus. I had been sick for a few days, but we figured it was just my nervous stomach. Then I started vomiting, and I couldn’t keep anything down. We battled with the ER a lot. We went to Riley Hospital for Children to …

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