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celebrity chronic illness quotes Inspiration 

5 Celebrity Quotes for Chronic Illness Warriors

When you deal with a chronic illness, some days can be a lot harder to get through than others.  When I have days like this, I like to look up inspirational quotes that can uplift my spirit.  This can help me remain calm and hopeful during incredibly hard flare days.  If you are in need of a little inspiration, take a look at these 5 quotes for chronic illness warriors.  Remember, tomorrow is a new day and never give up the fight!  We are in this together!

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lupus inspo journal challenge day 2 Inspiration 

20 Day Lupus Inspo Journal Challenge: Day 2

Day 2 of the Lupus Inspo Challenge for 2020 focuses on this quote: My mission in life is not merely to survive, but thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style- Maya Angelou Miss Day 1 of the Lupus Inspo Journal Challenge?  Start Here! Oh, what a quote so fitting for me on a day I am struggling to get over my lupus flare that has been raging since before Christmas.  The past few weeks have been incredibly difficult for me physically and…

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Lupus Challenge Day 1 Inspiration 

20 Day Lupus Inspo Challenge: Day 1

  Day 1 of the Lupus Inspo Challenge for 2020 focuses on this quote: Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character. –Anonymous It can sometimes be hard to be thankful for any challenges that come our way, especially while we are dealing with lupus.  Most of us are out here just trying to make it through a ‘normal’ day without a bunch of extra craziness being thrown our way.  Yet, life doesn’t seem to understand that. So, for this inspo challenge, think about…

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lupus blog inspiration challenge Inspiration 

20 Days of Lupus Inspiration for 2020

It’s hard to believe that in a few days it will be 2020.  It seems like such a futuristic date, but here we are lol.  I am not sure about you, but 2019 was nothing I had envisioned it to be at the end of 2018.  I have found myself recently thinking about all of the resolutions I had planned for 2019 and how it seems that pretty much everything BUT those resolutions happened this year.  Ugh…ever have those kinda days…weeks…or years?? It is frustrating to feel as though we…

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5 Ways to reduce stress naturally Health Inspiration 

Relax! 5 Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

Okay…okay!  We all hear that we need to relax sometimes, but are you taking your relaxation sessions seriously?  Chronic stress can induce a ton of problems within the body. Check out these 5 natural ways to reduce stress and start relaxing!   Natural Stress Relief #1 Use Lavender One of my favorite natural ways to reduce stress is by using lavender in my home and on my body.  Lavender is one of the oldest natural stress relievers in the world. Lavender is known to be uplifting, as well as soothing and…

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Zandrea Bailey Lupus Miss Universe Inspiration 

Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 Zandrea Bailey and Lupus

Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 Finalist Zandrea Bailey, has passed away after battling lupus for the past five years. Zandrea passed away in a New York hospital at the age of 29.  This beautiful fellow lupus warrior fought hard over the last 5 years after being diagnosed with lupus.   Zandrea Bailey- Lupus Warrior She was diagnosed in 2012 with SLE.  In an interview with Flair Magazine in 2017, she spoke on the intimate details of how her father would help her when she was struggling with lupus.  “He would sleep on my…

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Ashley Martson: Lupus and Kidney Failure Inspiration 

Ashley Martson Hospitalized with Kidney Failure from Lupus

We recently posted about 90 Day Fiance star Ashely Martson opening up about her struggles with lupus.  On January 13, 2019 she was hospitalized again because of lupus.  According to her newly created GoFund Me account,  Ashley was found unresponsive at her home sometime on January 12, 2019. She was taken by ambulance to the hospital where it was determined that she is in kidney failure.  She will reportedly begin dialysis soon and be placed on the donor list for a kidney transplant.     We are sending prayers and good…

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Lupus Changes the Life of a Former Model Inspiration 

Lupus Changes the Life of a Former Model

We love sharing inspiring stories of courageous people who are living the best lupus life they can.  Many of us go through moments in our disease where we feel helpless and unsure of things.  Lupus takes so much from us physically, but not a lot of people speak out about the emotional toll this horrible disease can have on us. Today, I came across an inspiring story that was published by Fox 5 News in Atlanta, Georgia about a brave woman named Antonette Currie.   Antonette has been suffering from lupus for…

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Ashley Martson Lupus Inspiration 

’90 Day Fiancé’ Star Ashley Martson and Lupus

  Ashley Martson is the one of the stars of the TV show, ’90 Day Fiance’.  She was recently hospitalized.  She has since been released and has wished her Instagram followers a heartfelt thank you.  Ashley Martson has recently come out and told her fans that she suffers from lupus.     “I’m home finally and on the mend. Thanks again for everyone’s support.” – Instagram story from Ashley after being released from the hospital.   The reality tv star recently revealed that she has lupus. Ashley felt she needed…

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10 Inspirational Lupus Tattoos Beauty Inspiration 

10 Inspirational Lupus Tattoos

We scoured the internet (okay….mostly Pinterest) for our favorite 10 Inspirational Lupus Tattoos!  If you have been considering getting an inspirational lupus tattoo, this list of awesome lupus tattoos may help you decide on what kind of design you want.  Many people get lupus tattoos to help remind themselves of their own personal lupus journey and also spread awareness about lupus.       #1 Lupus Tattoo   #2 Lupus Tattoo   #3 Lupus Tattoo   #4 Lupus Tattoo   #5 Lupus Tattoo   #6 Lupus Tattoo   #7 Lupus Tattoo…

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