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A lupus personality test: diced butter and a cell phone by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I’ve written before about the rich, buttery butterscotch scones that have become one of my favorite recipes to make. They’re relatively easy, turn out great each time, and f ... Read on »
"Clinically quiescent" defined by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus June 15, 2012, 12:05 AM  1 Comment Word of the Day | quiescent By  THE LEARNING NETWORK 1. being quiet or still or inactive 2. marked by a state of tranquil repose ... Read on »
"I would do anything but that", says I, the lupus patient by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I admit that I'm a hyperbole  user. That is, I use exaggeration in order to make a point. And I can't help it - I just think hyperboles are the best. (See, I really do!) ... Read on »
"More"...of Despite Lupus by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Check out the latest Despite Lupus appearance...on More.com! I'm so pleased to have an an excerpt from my book included on the magazine's website. Both the site and the maga ... Read on »
"Preempt" - one of my all-time favorite words by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus During our recent travels - there was one day when I just couldn't get in a nap at my regular nap time. Due to travel constraints/train schedules/etc., we simply couldn't pr ... Read on »
"Sew" good for the fingers! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Pick up those knitting needles and take out those sewing machines - done the right way, both activities can be great physical therapy for your arthritis! According to Occupati ... Read on »
"Switching off" autoimmunity. Can you imagine the possibilities for lupus!?! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus An exciting break though in the world of auto-immune diseases! I'm pleased to share the following articles with you - both sent to me by a couple of lupus friends. I was gid ... Read on »
"Welcome to Holland" comes full circle by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Those of you who have read my book - including the very last page! - know that I finish up Despite Lupus with a story about a woman on her way to Italy. Where she ends up an ... Read on »
#pillfoldtrending #bordeauxthenewtopseller #thankyourosie by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Just a wee bit excited about Rosie O'Donnell talking up my pillbags on Twitter. She took great photos of her Bordeaux Pillfold . Don't her meds look oh-so-stylish in there? ... Read on »
"Dishing" Ain't So Easy! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I made a mistake! About a month ago, I posted a blog entry called "Eating the Easy Way", suggesting that when you're feeling down and out, you should make life easy on ... Read on »
1-800-LupusLovedOne by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus So Johnny was out of town last week from Monday through Thursday (thank goodness for Paola!), and then again for most of the day on Saturday. Know what he said when he walke ... Read on »
2 steps forward, 1 discouraging step back by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I know, I know - it's a cliche that you've heard a million times. But unfortunately, it's oh-so-appropriate when it comes to living with a chronic illness. I refer to the ... Read on »
2009 is Looking Good! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Wants some good news for '09? Here's mine: 1) My hair loss (caused by pregnancy) is tapering off, as there is no longer a sea of long, dark hair covering the tub flo ... Read on »
2013 Lupus Resolution: Purposeful Pacing by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Wow. It's been awhile. I think I do this every Christmas season. I decide to take a few days off from blogging due to the craziness of the season...and then I take a few ... Read on »
25th Annual Maryland Lupus Summit – Saturday, 11/3 – see you there! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Want a chance to bone up on lupus and snag a Pillbag for you or someone you love? Join me this Saturday at LFA’s Annual Maryland Lupus Summit in Baltimore for a great da ... Read on »
3 months...a personal best! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus That's right -at the end of my rheumatologist's appointment last week, my doctor declared that my next appointment would be...drum roll please...3 full months away! Yippee! I' ... Read on »
39 big ones logged for this lupite by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Well, I made it. I'm 39 today. Woohoo! I certainly have a lot to celebrate and be thankful for - a wonderful family, good health, a thriving business that I love ( my car ... Read on »
40 screws and counting by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus A few months back, I was going to blog about how good it felt to mow the lawn recently - how great it was to get out there in the fresh air, push the lawnmower around withou ... Read on »
50-year Hiatus is Long Enough! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Guess how long it's been since the FDA approved a drug specifically designed to treat Lupus? That's right - 50 long, drawn-out years! Thankfully, research and development ... Read on »
6 weeks and counting... by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Does someone want to fill me in on how I'm only 6 weeks away from having a second baby?!! Hard to believe how quickly time has gone. I was worried that this last trimeste ... Read on »