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Merry Christmas 2014! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus May the Joy and Love of the holiday season carry you through 2015! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Despite Lupus and Sara Gorman's Pill ... Read on »
"How many pills can a Pillfold hold?", asked the customer to the Pillbag Lady by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus This is a question I hear quite often when it comes to selling Pillbags . Customers want to know exactly how big the zippered pouches of the Pillfold are, and I understa ... Read on »
Despite Lupus nominated for Healthline's 2014 Best Health Blog. Thank you! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Wow! I always feel so lucky to have such loyal readers who nominate Despite Lupus for Healthline's annual Best Health Blog. My sincere thanks to those who think the Despite ... Read on »
Pre-Gobble and Post-Gobble Pillbag Sales. Enjoy! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Happy Thanksgiving!  "Turkey" by Bernadette Gorman Let's kick off the Holiday season with some Pillbag savings!! SPECIAL Pre-Thanksgiving savi ... Read on »
Let Sleeping Pugs Lie: lupus naps and how to take one by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Now that you've had a chance to digest the sleep article from Monday's post , I thought I'd give you a little more motivation to get that extra shut eye you know you need. W ... Read on »
Pre-Thanksgiving Day Maddness! Take 30% of your Pillfold Colina purchase. by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus   Hey - if #WalMart can do it, so can Sara Gorman's Pillbags! We're starting our #blackfriday savings early this year. Starting today, take 30% (yes, I said 30%!) off t ... Read on »
The Power of Sleep: my new favorite article on one of my favorite things. by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Sleep, as you know, is critical for me. I need a lot of it, and at specific times during the day. It's paramount for my health and wellness, and it's become an ind ... Read on »
OTC bottles in the Pillpouch? You betcha! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I love hearing from Despite Lupus readers. It always reminds me that I'm not crazy for feeling the way I do, or for fretting about the things I fret about. All of a sudden, ... Read on »
Wanna Plank? by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Several of you have recently asked about my exercise regimen and whether or not I have one. Indeed, I do have a weekly workout routine, and your inquiries couldn't have been ... Read on »
The First Hair Cut after Hair Loss: the DURING by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus 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 »
The First Hair Cut after Hair Loss: The BEFORE by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus “How do you handle hair loss?” It’s a question I’ve been asked a hundred times by readers, customers, and fellow lupus patients over the years. I find that while I always ha ... Read on »
A turning point in my lupus hair loss: Getting a new 'do! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Hooray for change! I took a much-anticipated trip to the hair salon last week, and I am so pleased with the results. It was as if my hair dresser found strands of hair I ... Read on »
Aching joints deserve a break...with one of these handy jar openers! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I'm not one for "gadgets", but this thing is fabulous. I went to open this jar of sauce last night, and it was stuck. I tried one way, then the other. And then I remembered ... Read on »
Birthday party success - learning my lupus limits once again! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Okay. I'm not going to beat around the bush. I overdid it last week. (But I had fun doing it!) On Saturday, we threw Deirdre and Bernadette a joint birthday party for ... Read on »
Pillfold House - Funny where the #pillorganizer name shows up! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Atkinson McLeod is pleased to offer to the market this gorgeous 1 double bedroom new built apartment. Situated just behind the Albert Embankment and just a stone thr ... Read on »
Another birthday for Deirdre. Six years and counting... by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus The first full week in October is always a busy one in the Gorman household! As you know, Bernadette turned 4 on Monday, and I pleased to say that Deirdre turns 6 today ... Read on »
Bernie turns 4 today! Pillbag sale in her honor! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus It's hard to believe my baby girl Bernadette turns four today! I swear she was small enough to fit in a laundry basket (like so) just a few days ago. But, oh, how time ... Read on »
Great interview from the world of lupus research - broadening the lupus diagnoses net! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I'm pleased to share a link to an interview, featuring one of my favorite lupus experts, Dr. Susan Manzi. Dr. Manzi always has something interesting to say, and a great way ... Read on »
Book ending the week with Cancer Awareness. Mesothelioma Awareness Day is today! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Earlier this week, I made a plug for the upcoming Rock, Paper, Cocktails! shopping event that benefits below-the-belt cancers . (An event started by a real dynamo, Jenni ... Read on »