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Duessa: Wheelchair Chronicles #9 →

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The Bathroom.

A reason why many disabled people stay home instead of catching that after work cocktail at the trendy new spot with coworkers.

I had the misfortune recently of dealing with this issue at a popular restaurant in Chicago.

I couldn’t get through the front…

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A Supermodel With Lupus: I am Closed →

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Don’t you dare tell me what you would do if you were in my position…because you’re not.

Fuck your water aerobics class or that vegetarian juice diet that you swear by.

I’m not interested in the medicines you would take, the many miles you would drive to see a ‘special lupus’ doctor to fix you if…

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duessa:

supermodelrevealed:

Venus Williams diagnosed with Sjogrens Syndrome and Kim Kardashian diagnosed with psoriasis.

WHY DOES IT TAKE A CELEBRITY TO GET DIAGNOSED WITH SOMETHING TO BRING NATIONAL ATTENTION TO A DISEASE?

JUST ASKING BRO.

A valid question.

Seriously!

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A Supermodel With Lupus: WooHoo I'm Sick!!!!!! →

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You’re on your way to your doctor’s office to discuss your last lab results.

You made sure they drew your blood on a day that you felt particularly awful. You made sure you felt your worse as you watched that large needle disappear just under your skin.

You walked away with a smug look on…

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100 Beats May Not Be So Normal After All →

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Resting heart rate should be from 60-100 beats a minute is what all the textbooks say but Doctors are starting to rethink that.

Click the link.

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A Supermodel With Lupus: The Big Myth About Chronic Illness... →

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Being sick sure is the life, I’m telling you.

How can a girl have gotten so lucky?!?!??!?!?!?! Screw the lottery, getting a chronic and incurable condition is so much better than that.

Sick Leave—On those cold Monday mornings when Mother Nature has dumped six inches of snow on the ground,…

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A Supermodel With Lupus: Lupus Wannabes →

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Most people with chronic illnesses have done countless hours of research on their disease. I know I have. I’ve been googling Lupus since February 1st, 2011 when I found out that I tested positive for it.

There are lots of message boards and forums where like-minded sick individuals go to for…

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A Supermodel With Lupus: Nine Questions I Have About Lupus →

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1. Why do you strike without warning? When I make plans to do something or I get enough energy to get off of my couch, you hit me like a constant reminder that I have to live with you.

2. Why do most doctors state that Lupus is not hereditary but when you look at many people’s family history,…

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