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Tabitha’s Fight Like A Girl Story (Lupus)

Tabitha's Story (SLE)LRAfter fighting for years with mysterious symptoms; everything from skin problems to internal problems, the doctors had no answers for me.

Once I gave birth to my second son, my body finally collapsed. Within weeks of having him, my doctors were testing me for everything in the books. Finally at the end, someone decided to test for lupus.

On June 14, 2010, one day before my third anniversary, I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE. Even with treatment, we have learned that it’s attacking my heart and lungs.

I promised my family to Fight Like A Girl and beat it before it gets me down.

Tabitha
Texas
Submitted 10-2-2012

The informational content of this article is intended to convey a personal experience and, because every person’s experience is unique, should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional healthcare advice.

This article is intended to convey general educational information and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional healthcare advice.

One comment

  1. Beckysue Teachworth-Forist

    I’ve got to get a liver byopsy see why emzines are out of control! I have Fibro an so much more! I just get hurting so bad the other day my right leg shut down like it was paralized hip down it scared me soo bad an yet the pain in my hip was cruisal with pain! Never been check for lupas wish I knew signs of it

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