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She Left Me Mesmerized.... by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus She wore a purple formal gown that dragged across the floor as she walked. She had midnight black hair that reached to her waist, tossed casually over her shoulder. ?Her lip ... Read on »
The Big Myth Of Chronic Illness by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus The Big Myth About Chronic Illness... Being sick sure is the life, I’m telling you. How can a girl have gotten so lucky?!?!??!?!?!?! Screw the lottery, getting a chron ... Read on »
The Big Myth Of Chronic Illness by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Being sick sure is the life, I’m telling you. How can a girl have gotten so lucky?!?!??!?!?!?! Screw the lottery, getting a chronic and incurable condition is so much ... Read on »
YOU DON'T HAVE TIME TO BE SICK by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus You pull the covers from over your head in the morning and it hits you like stale coffee breath. You’re sick. When did this happen? Sure last night you had a little ... Read on »
Things I Realized I Can't Do (for now) But Have Accepted by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus If there was a zombie attack, I'd probably be trampled over by crowds of people as I tried to catch up using a cane....but at least I would go out trying....and tripping ... Read on »
I Don't Have Lupus by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I Don't Have Lupus I tested positive for a few of the antibodies associated with Lupus along with some irritating symptoms  but...   I DON'T HAVE LUPUS. Thi ... Read on »
Some Fighter I Am.... by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I, like most of you, wake up almost every day with pain or some strange new symptom that you fire up the computer for to Google. Every day can be this constant struggle w ... Read on »
Nine Question I Have About Lupus by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus 1. Why do you strike without warning? When I make plans to do something or I get enough energy to get off of my couch, you hit me like a constant reminder that I have to l ... Read on »
Lupus is A Dead End by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Lupus seems to be one freaking dead END. WHY? I have come to the conclusion that there are probably a handful of doctors and scientists that really know what they ar ... Read on »
Children and Lupus by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I was in tears Saturday morning. I was browsing through YouTube videos about Lupus and looking at dozens of vlogs dedicated to living life with Lupus. I had a sm ... Read on »
My "Story" by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Now that I know what “it” really is, I can look back upon a myriad of symptoms dating back to my childhood. When I was about 6-7 years old, there were days that my knee ... Read on »
March 3, 2011--The Diagnosis by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Written March 7, 2011 The day I was diagnosed. I wasn’t even shocked or surprised. I had done so much research on the issue, I thought of myself as an expert…if that ... Read on »
Things People Say by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus March 8, 2011   Okay so I’m about almost a week into my illness and so far I’ve had to explain to numerous people what Lupus is and what its like to have it. I let t ... Read on »
A Case of the Undiagnosed by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Red ribbons, pink ribbons, purple butterflies, silver ribbons, AIDS walks, LUPUS Awareness Day, Breast Cancer marathons… Everyone has a cause these days. Ever since I ... Read on »
Before Lupus by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I could go out at night, party til 3am and be at work at 5am without skipping a beat. I could eat whatever I wanted. I could sleep for four hours and feel just as re ... Read on »
My Purple Colored Sunglasses by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I walked with a pretty fast gait. I walked around others who couldn’t catch up to me. Rolled my eyes at those who were too slow. Cringed at the elderly who took too much t ... Read on »
Telling People You Have Lupus at The Grocery Store by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus I walked my little basket up to the counter taking my sweet ass time. I began putting my items on the belt when the cashier looked at me… Cashier:  Long night at work? ... Read on »
Stages of Lupus ( A personal story....) by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Like death…many people go through different stages. Denial, bargaining, etc. When diagnosed with a chronic illness, you go through the same things….although not always i ... Read on »
15 Things About Lupus and Me! by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus edited 2. My Illness… Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. (SLE) Had symptoms of fatigue and joint pain on and off for the past five years but only when I recently lost 3 ... Read on »
A Chat About Lupus With A Friend (Warning Rant) by supermodel Posted in: Blog Posts in Lupus Him:  Hey Sonya how you doing??  (Friend looks at my walking cane and frowns....) HIM:  I see not so well.... Sonya:  Yeah....Lupus is beating me up pretty badly. ... Read on »