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lisalewis1973
01-03-2012, 06:51 AM
My name is Lisa I'm 38 and I live near Myrtle beach SC. I have my first Dr appointment next week to hopefully get a diagnosis. My family or friends don't understand the pain I have. Just looking to speak with others who know how I feel

rob
01-03-2012, 06:58 AM
Hello Lisa,

Welcome to WHL!

Please make yourself at home.

Rob

steve.b
01-03-2012, 07:03 AM
hi lisa,
welcome to our cyber family.

unfortunately many of us have problems with friends understanding.

i hope you are lucky with your appointment.
remember that getting a diagnosis involves ruling out many other possabilities.
sometimes this can take many visits.

please read a few of the posts.
they are our personal experiences with lupus.
add comments where you feel happy to.
or start a new thread.

again welcome.

tgal
01-03-2012, 08:41 AM
Hi and welcome! Although I am sorry that you are feeling bad I am glad that you found us. Steve made a great point about diagnosis not always being easy. I hope you get one quickly but be prepared that it can take awhile.

Please look around and make yourself at home. I look forward to getting to know you

mdawncooper
01-03-2012, 10:43 AM
Welcome Lisa! I hope that your appointment will give you lots of answers. This is a great site to learn, vent, and make new friends. We look forward to visiting with you more.

Melanie

lucky7
01-03-2012, 03:08 PM
WELCOME LISA!!!!! WE understand VERY WELL here!! YOu have come to the right place!!!!

magistramarla
01-03-2012, 11:00 PM
Hi Lisa,
Welcome to WHL.
Hugs,
Marla