so today, for my graduation project i've changed my topic. i am now doing on Lupus. i figured it would only be appropriate and i mean, i know so much about it...and i HAVE it. so its not going to be hard to work with!
for my tangible product, im using...ME! lol
plus this way, me doing my project on lupus, i can raise some kind of awareness to people at school. cuz people dont understand mainly because they dont know what lupus is and everything. but i plan on changing
I guess I'll use this blog feature to tell a little bit about my story and how I was eventually diagnosed.
Back in the beginning of September 2008, I started noticing some pains in my fingers. The pain would only be in one place at a time, and then it would move to another finger a few days later. Eventually this trend spread to my wrists, arms, knees, and ankles. It just kept moving around but it was never really in more than one place at a time. I thought I was crazy and had
so today was my methotrexate day. i take it every sunday... hate making my amount of pills 8...to 14! but its for the best i guess. haha
today was a nice warm day. so i actually went out and rode my bike! a first in like a year! and it felt good to do it and not be sore. although i had to take some breaks to catch my breath. i hate how i get so winded so fast anymore! but we'll find out why that happens when i see the pulmonologist on weds.
i went shopping too!
When I start feeling bored it sometimes means I am feeling better. I hope it does. Tomorrow after my bleeding I am going to go to Watercanyon. No matter what. I'm going. Unless I have a bad experience at the hospital, I am going to go. I'll take my little netbook and enjoy myself.
I remember one awesome night I made friends with some really cool folks and we were all playing cards. It was one of those nights you hope you can do again, but I didn't. I was always too tired, or too?
Today was a good day! Today I wore my cool vest for the first time. It was great! It was 74 outside, but going in to stores where it is warmer really wears me out. By the time I have walked through the grocery store and am standing in line I am usually overheated, sweating, feeling like I will collapse if I must take one more step. Today was DIFFERENT!
The cool vest lowered my body temperature well. I have to force myself to go out because I know how bad I will be feeling. That seems