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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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Setting Goals with a Chronic Illness Inspiration More 

Setting Goals with a Chronic Illness

“The Greatest Wealth is Health”- Virgil, Roman Poet   Congratulations!  You have made it to a new year! When you suffer from a chronic illness, that is an accomplishment to celebrate!   We have made it our mission to work on healthy goals in 2019 and we hope that you will join us. Have you struggled in the past with crazy New Year resolutions that are only met with failure or lack of motivation?  Don’t worry, we have all been there!     Today, we want to offer some easy tips…

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lupus mom Inspiration More 

An Open Letter to The Lupus Mom

  Dear Lupus Mom, I wish that we spoke more openly about the parenting struggles we fight daily, along with our lupus diagnosis.  Sometimes, I wish that I could reach out to another mom that is so busy fighting her own body that she sometimes can’t make it out of bed to be the mom she needs to be.  Sometimes, I wish that we could just stop and take a moment to truly appreciate “The Lupus Mom”.     In a world where we are constantly given titles and labels,…

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