May 2017

Interview With Author Bethany L Douglas of Helicopter Mom 

A good friend and colleague of mine has written her first book this year. An amazing book on learning to live with and letting go of fear. It is mostly geared toward mothers, however that being said I have read it twice and I gained so much from it as a single women. I feel like those of us with chronic illness live a life of perpetual fear and that is why when she origainally talked to me about readingRead More

Just a Reminder 

May 14, 2017 Uncategorized

Short but important post today. Just a reminder!!! This FRIDAY MAY 19 is PUT ON PURPLE day for lupus. So if you know or support someone with lupus and would like to wear some article of clothing or piece of jewelry that is purple this would be the day! The day to show, not only support for that person, but for the whole community worldwide! Leave a comment on this post if you plan to wear Purple for someone in yourRead More

Where Did All The Money Go????Bills Pills Bills Pills…..

By Amy Nora It is the never-ending cycle of what many of those with Lupus and other Chronic health conditions struggle with. The financial struggles that people with SLE face can be a challenge on many levels. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, the average lupus patient spends approximately $12,000 annually on treatments; however, many treatments cost several thousand dollars a month or every few months. There is also the problem of loss of income due to the inabilityRead More

Legalized Majiuana…. How it Helps the Chronically Ill….By Tammy Belaire Ford

May 8, 2017 Uncategorized

This month is all about Lupus Awareness. And to me lupus affects everyone differently and everyone is going to use different things for treatment.  So throughout the month you will see posts written from different authors on how Lupus and other conditions affect them. As well as how they treat their conditions. I hope you enjoy their pieces. This is the first of this Pieces written by a long time spoonie!  She suffers with Lupus, Interstitial Cystitis, and Cyclic VomitingRead More

A Little Infection For a Normal Person Goes a Long Way For a Spoonie

May 7, 2017 Uncategorized

Last week as I went into the hospital for a hemiplegic migraine I felt like I was getting a respiratory infection. I mentioned it a couple times to a couple different doctors but no one really wanted to deal with it since I was in with a migraine. Well by the time I came come Saturday I really wasn’t feeling good. Sunday was worse and Monday even worse. So I called my dr and and she called me out aRead More


In March I was lucky enough to get to work with Sandrah owner of the ETSY shop Little Stuff 4U Pute Mineral Makeup & Natural Skin Care. She has a WIDE array of mineral makeup and natural skin care for amazing prices. As I was looking through her shop I have to admit I was a little skeptical. I was wondering just how good could her products be for those prices. Boy did she prove me WRONG!! Her products areRead More


About a month ago I worked with  Gabriella  and her awesome ETSY shop ForeverGreen Healing.  Everything she offers is just that Green. Totally natural. And that’s what attracted me to her shop.  She has everything from toner to boby butter to joint salve  and more. After spending time searching her site I decided what would benefit me most and I chose: The Flower Power Toner, Arthritis & Joint Salve, Sweet as Honey Face Mask, Magnolia Mint Whipped Butter, & WhippedRead More

Lupus Paychosis/ Neuropsychiatric Lupus 

Lupus psychosis or  Neuropsychiatric Lupus sounds pretty scary right? Well it is. It may also sound pretty far fetched…. That it is not!!!!It is a truly scary condition that someone with lupus can deal with, but others who don’t have lupus might have trouble understanding.  So what exactly IS LUPUS PSYCHOSIS??? Or Neuropsychiatric Lupus? The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has identified “19 different ways that lupus can affect nervous system, including the brain. This complication of lupus is knownRead More

What Lupus Awareness Month Means to Me

May 1, 2017 Uncategorized

Today starts 31 days of Lupus Awareness. And being that Lupus is my main condition I am going to be Writing a lot on Lupus, the chatectistics, the signs, what’s it’s like as a person to have the disease, the treatments etc…  This is an important month to me. Not only is it the month of my birth, but the month that focuses on the disease that has forever changed my life.   Lupus was to me, like many, aRead More

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