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The Survivor by alupussurvivor 5 Comments I am a 42 year old single African- American mom currently battling systemic lupus in its more severe form. June, 2004, I narrowly escaped death when a very sudden and agg ... Read on »
The Mission by alupussurvivor Make "non-chronically ill" aware of the comprhensive effect of chronic illness on every aspect of a "survivors" being... mind , body , & spirit . Provide basic ... Read on »
The Life by alupussurvivor 1 Comment By the time I was 18 years old my mother gave birth to my half sister, but the joy of her birth was soon overcast by my mother’s severe postpartum depression, which led to y ... Read on »
Week 6, Day 2: "Don't Ever Get Old...?" by Carla U. Patient Expert My Dad, for a long time now, has said to me "Don't ever get old." Um... OK. when should I jump off a bridge. Now? ... how 'bout now? And this was back when his problem ... Read on »
The First Hair Cut after Hair Loss: The AFTER by Sara .. When I was eight years old, my older sister took me up the street to our “hair dresser” (the older lady who cut hair out of her house), to get my bangs trimmed, at the req ... Read on »
Health and Wellness Event (free!) Riverdale, NY Nov. 6 by Carla U. Patient Expert Hi y'all- Fun and free health and wellness event in Riverdale, NY (close to the George Washington Bridge, near Manhattan and the Bronx) on Thurs., Nov. 6. I will be ... Read on »
Day 35: complacency, vanity by Carla U. Patient Expert Day 35 on nutrition plan, and still feeling good! Already hit one of my goals for this 30 days (going 30 days at a time), which was to slim an inch off my waist. I'm on ... Read on »
The First Hair Cut after Hair Loss: the DURING by Sara G. Patient Expert For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a thick head of dark hair. I’ve always appreciated having a lot of hair to work with, but I’m not very good at recognizing which ha ... Read on »
Day 34: Day 2 of 2 (cleanse/ detox) by Carla U. Patient Expert Day 34: cleanse/ fast day #2 (of 2 consecutive). So this evening, I was talking to a (Jewish) friend on the phone, telling him that I was on my second fast day. he s ... Read on »