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Diane Talbert Psoriasis fibromyalgia Inspiration More 

One More Diagnosis Doesn’t Change Who I Am

Guest post by Diane Talbert. Diane is a Blogger, Speaker, and Patient Advocate at Power Beyond Psoriasis.  She is an inspirational fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis warrior.  Read below for her inspirational story. If you’re living in pain everyday that’s not concentrated on just one knee or one elbow, it would undeniably be very hard to realize that your pain is changing. Whereas my joints were always painful and swollen, I noticed one evening that my muscles were also aching. And how strange that was, because I hadn’t done any vigorous…

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TENS Unit for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain in the muscles, ligaments and tendons, as well as fatigue and multiple tender points — places on the body where slight pressure causes pain. It is believe that as many as 6 to 12 million people in the United states suffer from fibromyalgia.  More than 90% of all patients affected with this chronic and painful condition are women.  There is currently no cure for fibromyalgia.  People with fibromyalgia often find themselves dealing with this chronic widespread pain without much relief.  If…

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Lupus Fatigue and Lupus Malaise Health More 

Lupus Fatigue & Lupus Malaise

Do you ever have days where you just can’t seem to make it out of bed?  I’m talking about lupus fatigue and lupus malaise.  You know, the days where your body has just given up and mentally you can not even process a simple conversation.  I find myself zoning out often, as if my brain is ‘too tired’ to even comprehend something someone is saying.  I HATE days like that. A total of 53–80% of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients identify fatigue as one of their primary symptoms. – Source: Int J Clin…

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Remote Jobs Hiring During Covid-19 Pandemic

With astounding statistics of over 6 million Americans applying for unemployment benefits throughout the last few weeks, I have been messaged a few times about companies that are currently hiring remote works during the Covid-19 pandemic.  I decided that I would create an updated list for those who are looking for remote jobs hiring during the Covid-19 pandemic.  If you know of any other companies hiring work from home employees, please comment below or email me at info@lupuslyfe.com and I will update this list. Williams-Sonoma: Work from Home Call Center…

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An Open Letter to my Healthy Friends During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To my healthy friends, I felt the need to write this post today to really document the state of the new reality we are living in for those who may not be to this point yet.  Within the last few weeks, things have changed drastically in Ohio and many other parts of America and the world.   I will be honest, I feel like most people probably thought I was frantic and overreacting when the first talk of coronavirus made the news.  Yet, as someone with a chronic illness and who…

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Lupus Friendly Jobs

4-24 update: Check out these companies hiring remote workers during Covid-19. When it comes to looking for lupus friendly jobs, I think it is important to note that it will vary on what job may be good for you and what may be good for another lupie.  As lupus symptoms vary person to person, you may feel inclined to work certain positions like a chat support job instead of a call center job.  The good news is there are many lupus friendly jobs out there and you are apt to…

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