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  1. Sometimes i just want to stop all meds..

    [QUOTE=Miraid;108306]Tracy, i am military and if you are your sons next of min, meaning hes not married then you have survivors benefits from the military. You can contact someone via telephone to put you in contact with a chaplain. Try ftdrum.army.mil or drum.army.mi

    Im sorry for your los


    yes i got life insurance any thing else they go by household income. and my new husband wasn't my sons father. so i really don't quantify for much. but its not about money ...
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  2. Tragedy

    My name is Jessica and on the morning of July 4th my husband tragically died from a massive heart attack he is only 40. Emotionally I am a wreck, the pain is just unbearable. I miss my husband so very much. He is my best friend and soulmate. He stood by me with my SLE Lupus, was there for everything even my hospital stays, infusions, my weekly shots, doctors appointments. I don't know what I am going to do without him or how I am going to even go on in life. I can't wrap my hands around what happened ...
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  3. Help!!!!

    Hi everyone this is my first time on here so not sure if I am doing this right???? But here it goes. I am 24 and was diagnosed with SLE when I was 18. I have been on loads of different meds that many of you are taking at the moment. I was recently (a year ago) diagnosed with severe lupus nephritis and although my results are heaps better, my kidney doc is still not satisfied with treatment and is worried that if the situation is not controlled early that I could possibly be looking at dialysis and ...
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  4. self massage for tension/tender spots

    Here are some simple little tricks I picked up a few years ago that have ended up being a life saver for neck/shoulder, low back, & foot pain.

    Take 1-2 tennis balls and put them in a tube sock, tying off the sock close to the balls but not so tight they won't move. Then sit or stand with your back against a hard surface. Hold the empty end of the sock in your hand and drop the ball end between your shoulder & the wall, adjusting until you feel the "right" spot, ...
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  5. Exercise Is Helping Me!

    I hope this entry finds you feeling well!!

    I have decided that when I am in pain, rather than resting and becoming less active, I need to GET active. I began a 4 week challenge in discipline and I have to say that a reduction in my Lupus symptoms is a benefit that I never expected! Check out my link HERE and the follow-up ones HERE and HERE....and HERE. =)
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