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Lupus Adventurer

Phoenix, Arizona
I am a lupus patient, wife, mother, grandmother, musician, legal professional, certified public manager, local government employee and Christian. Living with lupus is an adventure, and that adventure is often found between the lines.
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Lupus Adventurer’s unlikely junk mail “friends” by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Junk Mail What do you get with an email address and public Internet presence?  Junk mail!  It relentlessly finds its way through cyberspace to unwitting recipients ... Read on »
Lupus Adventurer in the lull before the storm by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Some mornings you get up, expecting to have the day turn out one way, and the unexpected happens.  I arose feeling the morning’s normal lupus challenges: brain fog, achi ... Read on »
Unmasking All Lupus Symptoms – New LFA & GSK Campaign by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus New Lupus Symptoms Initiative The Lupus Foundation of America and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)  have partnered in an exciting new lupus awareness campaign using the slogan, ... Read on »
Lupus and breaking long-term prednisone dependence by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus 1/2 mg at a time… If I were joining a twelve-step program, I suppose I would have to make my introduction by announcing “Hello, my name is L.A. and I am an addict.”  ... Read on »
Lupus, learning and keeping pace from a legal perspective by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus State bar conference volunteer Along with a team of other volunteers, last week included three days helping the Arizona State Bar at our state’s annual convention fo ... Read on »
Lupus nasal ulcers and a little annoying bump in the nose by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Over the past few weeks, a running series of little nuisance lupus symptoms suddenly took an unexpected turn.  Lupus mouth and nasal ulcers are often the first sign of a b ... Read on »
Happy 3rd Bloggiversary to Me, Lupus Adventurer! by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus June 2013 Today marks the quiet little bloggiversary of three years since launching this blog. Thank you to every reader and the many special people met along th ... Read on »
Lupus, Benlysta and a little browsing with brunch by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus This morning was a repeat of many Saturday breakfast brunch rituals.  Today it was omelets, bacon, toast, homemade plum jam,  strawberries and bananas with coffee.  I real ... Read on »
Lupus Adventurer and little digital butterfly collecting by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Albuquerque Bio Park Butterfly Sanctuary During a recent trip to Albuquerque, a trip to the Aquarium and Bio Park included spending time in the butterfly sanctuar ... Read on »
Closing Out Lupus Awareness Month & Lupus Fact No. 31 by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Today is the last day of Lupus Awareness Month 2013.  Thank you for visiting and for your interest in learning more about lupus awareness.  Also, kudos to those of you wh ... Read on »
More lupus facts, melodies and familial autoimmune maladies by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Familial Autoimmunity Me (youngest one) and my siblings 50 years ago This original post was written once on Saturday May 18th, but went into the netherworld of ... Read on »
Lupus Adventurer and the Case of the Missing Daily Lupus Fact Posts by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Case of the Missing Daily Posts? First, thank you so much for the email checking on my well-being and whereabouts! Today, this post skips right over the past week ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & May 17, 2013 Blogger “Put on Purple” Hall of Fame by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Putting it on For Lupus Putting on Purple we “POP” for lupus today, About lupus awareness we have something to say! Supporting our sisters with lupus thi ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No.16 – Discoid Lupus & Molly’s Fund – More than a... by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Oregon recognizes May as Lupus Awareness Month! Today, we turn the spotlight onto Portland, Oregon and Molly’s Fund and Molly’s Blog.  Molly was in her twenties an ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No.15 – Dominate Your Diagnosis & Four Types of Lupus by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Working on daughter’s quilt Today I want to introduce you to a fellow lupus blogger, Leslie. Leslie loves to quilt, do wool applique and make handmade cards.   ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No.14 – Lupus Survival Guide & Toning Up by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Today’s lupus blogger, Marisa, is no novice to writing and is an often published author of magazine articles.  Marisa has a great blog  about writing at http://wordslin ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No. 13 – Flow on Lupus and Fatigue by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus The Lupus blogger in today’s spotlight is Flo, a self-described “30-something year old female with Lupus!”  Her blog www.flowonlupus.com chronicles her lupus journey that ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No. 12 – Not Supermom on Mother’s Day by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Today we meet Juli, who spends a great deal of her adult life on television.  A couple of years ago she was diagnosed with lupus, and has received Benlysta infusions.  I ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No. 11 — Butterfly Lessons & the Discrimination of Lupus by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Katina Today we focus on a dynamic lupus blogger named Katina and her blog, Butterfly Lessons .   She was diagnosed with lupus at 14 years old, and after the tragic ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No. 10 – Ten Minutes for World Lupus Day! by Lupus Adventurer Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Today the featured blogger is YOU!  Today is World Lupus Day, so what can YOU do to help promote lupus awareness?  You are only one person, but a single voice can make an ... Read on »