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Rhiannon Suzette
05-09-2011, 11:34 AM
Just wanted to introduce myself :) was diagnosed 3 months ago, although have had symptoms for 18 months. Really glad i am now a member and am looking forward to hearing everybody elses stories :) feel free to send me a mail.

Rhiannon Suzette :)

Peridot20_Gem
05-09-2011, 12:28 PM
Hello Rhiannon,

Welcome to our lovely large family at the WHL, there's loads of threads for you to venture through regarding Lupus or any autoimmune disease you may have.

If you don't mind me asking have you got skin trouble? as i saw what you put in the chatbox.

Well i was diagnosed 3yrs ago with having Lupus and everything else in my signature part below besides having Raynauds but i've suffered years of ailments which connect to Lupus and was also told i was born with it.

Terri xxx

lizbond36
05-09-2011, 12:32 PM
Hello
Welcome to the Group, My name is Elizabeth or Liz, I was DX on the 2nd of May 2011. I am still new to Lupus but I don't feel so alone now thanks to this group. These wonderful people are family and will always be there. I know I will have more question's and this is the place I come to. Welcome and check out the other thread loads of info :-)

Liz

tgal
05-09-2011, 02:16 PM
Hi and welcome to WHL! We are so glad that you found us and that you joined! Please make yourself at home here. Feel free to look through all the old posts and the "stickies" as you will find so much information. If you have specific questions just post them and someone or many someones will be around to join the thread.

I look forward to getting to know you and hope you are having a pain free day!

Rhiannon Suzette
05-10-2011, 12:50 AM
Yes i would say i have got skin trouble but am finally getting on top of it. Do you suffer from skin trouble?

I was first diagnosed with Raynauds disease. Oh crikey, thanks Terri...i look forward to speak to you soon

Rhiannon Suzette xxx

Peridot20_Gem
05-10-2011, 03:09 AM
Hi Rhiannon,

I thought you had skin trouble with what you put in chatbox.

I was diagnosed with Raynauds 4yrs ago and at the moment i've got 4 different types of skin flares going on with my body, they're sore annoying and itch like made but i'm under a dermatologist which i gather you are.
It's hard to control flares when they start but i've found out with all creams steriod based ones are the best for removing them quickly but avoid direct heat as that irritates them more and keep to shade if you can, use 50 bloke lotion to help your skin and still cover yourself up well.

I find winter the worst also with the cold and even now it's summer here, i'm still wearing socks, thermal vests as i can't get warm besides wearing white gloves when typing.

Besides the raynauds i also have psoriasis so i've got a good mixture going on.

Terri xxx

~LUVMYFLOWERS~
05-10-2011, 03:16 AM
Hello Rhiannon,
And welcome to WHL! So glad to have you here, There are lot's of wonderful careing people here and load's of information to help!
Hope you have a good day! ~Diane~

steve.b
05-10-2011, 05:21 AM
welcome to the site.
glad you have found us.
read some of the threads others have written, or start your own when you are ready.

Saysusie
05-10-2011, 05:34 PM
Hi :-)
I just wanted to pop in to make sure that I added my welcome to those you've already received. As you have probably noticed, the people here are kind and always ready to offer their support. I am glad that you found us and that you decided to join us :-)

Peace and Blessings
Namaste
Saysusie

magistramarla
05-10-2011, 09:48 PM
Rhiannon,
Welcome to WHL. You will always find someone here who is willing to chat, listen to a vent or explain something.
Hugs,
Marla

BonusMom
05-10-2011, 10:10 PM
Welcome aboard! You've found THE best forum for support. Make yourself at home, read "old" threads and post questions as you have them.

The stickies at the top of each section are great FAQ's.

Peridot20_Gem
05-15-2011, 07:53 AM
Hello Rhiannon,

Hows your skin since you joined as it eased a little bit for you and i hope your days less painfree.

((Hugs Terri)) xxx