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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 »
Talking lupus symptoms with your kids. I tend to share, so that they share back! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Earlier this summer, I realized it was time to renew my passport, which involved getting a new passport photo.  It was due to expire at the end of September, so the timing w ... Read on »
Rock, Paper, Cocktails! 2014: Monday, Sept 29th, Old Town Alexandria. See you there! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I'm pleased to be supporting the cause once again by participating in the annual Rock, Paper, Cocktai ... Read on »
Introducing the New Pillbag Runway Series: Fall 2014 #pillorganizersrock by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus New Season. New Colors. New Pillfolds! This fall, I'm excited to launch a new line of Pillbags – the Pillbag Runway Series. With the Pillbag Runway Series, we’ll ... Read on »
Book Review: "The Lupus Encyclopedia", by Dr. Donald E. Thomas Jr. by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Since the LFA DMV's Annual Maryland Summit is tomorrow, I thought it would be a perfect time to share my glowing review of Dr. Donald Thomas' new book, “The Lupus Encycloped ... 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 »
Lupus: knowledge is power; sleep is prodigious! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus "If at first you don't succeed...maybe you shouldn't try again. At least not for awhile." Remember how I was going to try a little mid-afternoon experiment last week, to ... Read on »
Finding flexibility in a lupus lifestyle. How far can you go? by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus "To push, or not to push, that is the question." At least, that seems like it's the question. I've been feeling absolutely, positively fabulous lately. No swelling, no ex ... Read on »
Your chance to support a great cause - VEDA t-shirts are calling your name! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Remember my friend Marissa over at Abledis.com ? She did the fantastic 12-12-12  Project, asking me to participate as one of the  featured project members . She did the ... Read on »
The Traveling Pillfold - Finding a soul mate at the zoo! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus The girls and I traveled to Indiana last week to visit grandma and grandpa - and we decided to pay a visit to our furry friends at the Indianapolis Zoo while we were there. ... Read on »
Celebrities with lupus: the list keeps growing! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Check out one of  the latest list of celebritie s who have bravely come forward to talk about the fact that they have lupus. Thanks to each one of them for revealing that th ... Read on »
Which doctor to consult? Learning how to manage lupus symptoms and get results! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus My rheumatologist is good at a lot of things. He manages my lupus care tremendously well. He’s proactive in his treatment, aggressive, but not overzealous when it comes to ... 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 »
Paving the way for a good spa experience - lupus in tow. by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Setting myself up to succeed - what a valuable tool for making life with lupus easier! Over the years, I've been amazed at how many opportunities I have as a patient to make ... Read on »
Lupus treatment: Being open to change by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus My daughter Deirdre is five going on 15. She is a precocious little lady - and makes me earn my parenting badge on a weekly basis. Of course, I love her dearly, and ... Read on »