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holidays with lupus and trigeminal neuralgia flare Health More 

Holidays with Lupus and Trigeminal Neuralgia Flares

If you have followed my blog for a while, you probably are aware that I also suffer from bilateral trigeminal neuralgia and atypical face pain as well.  I have been for fortunate with all of my health related issues in 2019, that the trigeminal neuralgia didn’t really flare too much this year.  So, naturally, my body decides to celebrate the holidays with lupus and a trigeminal neuralgia flare. I figured I was definitely experiencing the beginning of a lupus flare this last week.  My joint and muscle pain was raging. …

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Kidney Cancer & Lupus Health More 

Lupus and Kidney Cancer

I haven’t been really active on my blog in the last few months and that makes me sad.  I had to take a break due to my health and trying to juggle working and taking care of my family as well.If you have been following my story, you may know that I have had a chronically high white blood count for the last couple of years.  Low white blood counts are usually associated with lupus and the fact that I was having a HIGH count was puzzling, even for my…

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6 remote call center jobs More Work from Home 

6 Work from Home Call Center Jobs

One of the most common questions I receive from other chronic illness warriors (and even those not suffering from a long term disease) are how to find legitimate work from home jobs online.  If you suffer from something like lupus or fibromyalgia, you may have found yourself searching for ways to earn income without having to leave your home. I have successfully earned a somewhat steady income from working different positions online over the last 6 years.  Suffering from lupus, fibromyalgia, and trigeminal neuralgia makes it difficult for me to…

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LUPUS BODY RASH_ CHRONIC URTICARIA (2) Health More 

Lupus Body Rash Update

Hello lupus warriors!  If you have been following my blog, you may have seen that I have been dealing with chronic urticaria since October 2018.  It is now June and I am currently experiencing another flare up of this dreadful lupus body rash.  When it first appeared, I was told it was Shingles.  After numerous visits with my healthcare providers, they believe they are hives of some sort. If you have not ready my first post on my lupus body rash, you can read it and see pictures here! This…

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turmeric face cream Beauty More 

Turmeric Face Cream

If you have been following my blog, you probably know that I love turmeric products.   Today, I want to tell you about my newest turmeric discovery- turmeric face creams.  There are so many awesome benefits when it comes to using turmeric, but with lupus, I really applaud it’s anti-inflammatory abilities!  Turmeric seriously makes a difference in my lupus joint pain and stiffness.  So naturally, I am always looking for new turmeric supplements that I can incorporate into my wellness plan. Recently, I discovered turmeric face masks  I was amazed at…

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Lupus Doctor in Alabama Health 

Lupus Doctors in Alabama

If you currently reside in Alabama and are looking for a lupus specialist, please see our comprehensive list below.  If you are currently seeing a lupus doctor in Alabama and have had great success with that doctor, please comment below and we can update our list.  This list is intended to provide lupus patients with easy access to locating a lupus doctor in Alabama. We try our best to update this list frequently, but please let us know if any corrections should be made at info@lupuslyfe.com. Lupus Doctors in Alabama…

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apple cider vinegar lupus Health 

Apple Cider Vinegar and Lupus: Plantars Wart Natural Treatment

For many years, I heard and read about the amazing benefits of apple cider vinegar.  I honestly felt it was one of those old- school home remedies and that it really could not do the things people on the internet said.  Flash forward to 2019 and imagine my amazement when I realized the benefits apple cider vinegar had on various lupus issues. When it comes to living with lupus, I have quickly realized that my body can become a medical mystery.  Things that most people do not have an issue…

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lupus spf clothing Beauty Health 

SPF Clothing for Lupus Warriors in 2020

Do you have lupus and struggle to get adequate SPF protection for the sun’s harmful rays?  If you are like a majority of people who suffer from photosensitivity with your lupus, you probably already work hard to wear a broad spectrum SPF sunscreen daily.  SPF clothing for lupus patients is extremely important, especially when it comes to preventing lupus flares. But were you aware that you can actually buy SPF clothing that can help protect your lupus skin from the sun?  If you find your photosensitivity is causing your lupus…

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Lupus Mouth Sores Health More 

Lupus Mouth Sores

Are mouth sores a sign of lupus? One of the symptoms I get with lupus are mouth sores.  According to Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus, Mouth sores (also referred to as oral lesions or ulcers) occur in approximately 40-50% of lupus patients and are one of the most common symptoms of lupus. While many resources online say that lupus related sores are mostly painless, I have had a few that were really painful! I have always gotten canker sores in my mouth along my gums, tongue, and cheeks.  The mouth sores I get from…

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5 autoimmune bloggers you should follow Diet 

5 Autoimmune Food Bloggers You Should Follow

  Have you been searching for tips on learning to reset your eating habits with an autoimmune diet?  Nutrition plays a vital role in your body and can truly make a dramatic difference in how your body manages autoimmune symptoms. If you are like me, eating right has always been a struggle for me, even prior to my lupus diagnosis.  Over the last year, I have experimented with many recipes online from some amazing bloggers who focus on the AIP diet in their blogs. These autoimmune bloggers are heroes in…

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