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Welcome to Lupus Life...Inspired, a unique blog here for you to explore. Lupus Life...Inspired has added such value to my life, and I love having the opportunity to share my passions and thoughts with my loyal readers.

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Hiding Lupus Symptoms

There is always a physical and mental adjustment to the daily symptoms that occur with Lupus. Having a chronic illness lends to not...

How is Lupus Diagnosed?

The path to a diagnosis of lupus can be a long, difficult and painful. The average time between a person’s first symptoms and a...

Re-evaluation Period

I completed my six month full panel bloodwork and scans. All tests came back without any irregularity. Yeah for me...So why in God's...

Lupus Brain Fog

Lupus fog is a general name for the cognitive impairments that often appear with lupus, including concentration and memory problems,...

Lupus while Battling Covid

My job is to take full personal benefit of my waking day so I may function at my best Lupie capacity. Of course, some days are more...

Vacationing w/Lupus

I need a break. A common phrase to say after a long day at work, taking care of family or just being damn tired. Then the planned...

Marriage and Lupus

I have watched various interviews and read books on chronic illness and the effects on a marriage. I was left feeling disheartened. Most...

Love letter to my munchkin

So much of my life is entangled in my illness. However, I am not my illness. Yet my mood, my body all gets affected on a daily basis. I...

You got to move but I am so tired!

The Lupus Foundation of America states that: *65% of people with lupus suffer from chronic pain *76% of lupus patients say fatigue has...

Living with...

Everyone has something. Something you may see or sense but it is there. Living with lupus can be lonely. For some time, I was feeling...

Schedule but be flexible

I am beginning to feel a bit more myself. I feel like the detox of medications after Christmas season has done me wonders in regards to...

How r u doing?

The most trying thing of any autoimmune disease is the constant. Everyday there is...some burning, vibrations, stiffness, tingling, pain,...

IV therapy...yay or nay

These infusions are sometimes called Myers’ cocktails, after Dr. John Myers, who used these IV-delivered nutrient formulas as a method to...

Still Breathing

The 2021 ended with my face and ass planted in the toilet. It continued for another fourteen days right into 2022. My intestines flared...

WTF!!!

I was taken to the hospital this morning after experiencing the urgent care filled with patients.. I waited for two hours. The emergency...

Holiday Season, Lupies!

The holiday season is upon us! I like many others, would love to blink and the days are just over. Don't misunderstand, I am the self...

Treatment woooooooooos

Two weeks ago...I am in my final stage of my low-dose chemo. It has been three months on this treatment. The prednisone, steroid that...

Children struggles

My three children have (IEP) Individualized Educational Plan. This is a plan or schoolprogram developed to ensure that a child with an...

Thanksgiving Thanks

First...Happy Thanksgiving! I wanted to take a few moments to tell you how thankful I am for you. Reading my blog and even giving a...

 

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Dr. Betsy Diaz, Ed.D.

Altamonte Springs, FL

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