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    i have found that a diet low in carbs (no more...

    i have found that a diet low in carbs (no more than 30 grms, daily) is very helpful. lotsa green stuff.
    my cravings usually steer me wrong, especially if i haven't watched the carbs closely, which...
  2. Thread: I am lost.

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    Oluwa, all i can really say is that i am so...

    Oluwa, all i can really say is that i am so sorry. and all i can suggest is to do whatever, and everything, to address your grief. as we all know, the sadness and grief will express itself, through...
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    hey there, i have this problem, too! AND, as in...

    hey there, i have this problem, too! AND, as in another post, a problem in that i get SO hot! i had a hysterectomy when i was 24, and i am now 52, and have already been through the 'hot flash' thing....
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    Oh, Oh, Oh! i was logging on today for advice,...

    Oh, Oh, Oh!
    i was logging on today for advice, then saw your post. after years on medicaid, i finally got a rheumy again. i had my second visit with him on friday, my boyfriend drove me and...
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    The internal battle

    i would like to know how many of you are, or have been, in 'internal' conflict.
    i am new to this site, so, perhaps this has been discussed already. but here goes...
    do you ever find yourself...
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    OH, rob, how i love your post!!! hypochondriac...

    OH, rob, how i love your post!!!
    hypochondriac is what most of us are called, both before AND, sometimes, after a firm diagnosis.
    it is so sad. one can look normal, but, inside, feel like they are...
  7. Thread: stomach pain?

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    Your rheumatologist needs to go back to med....

    Your rheumatologist needs to go back to med. school! lupus can effect any and every organ, or organ system. however, a problematic issue is the pain meds themselves.
    i know i can't live w/out them,...
  8. did the dr. do an ANA? if so, what was the...

    did the dr. do an ANA?
    if so, what was the titer?
    if you in fact have lupus, you've probably been plagued for year w/strange medical problems/symptoms. i would like to know what lupus symptoms you...
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    OH, oh ,oh...EVERY lupus patient needs to invest...

    OH, oh ,oh...EVERY lupus patient needs to invest in pillows. all kinds of pillows. thick, thin, fat, feather, round, roll shaped....pillows are our friends, and can comfort us in our darkest, most...
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    pleurisy is very common with lupus. the pain is...

    pleurisy is very common with lupus. the pain is due to the fact that, outside of and surrounding your lungs is tissue that is not nessesarily infected (although antibiotics are usually prescribed,...
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    I SO agree, the less steroids, the better....

    I SO agree, the less steroids, the better.
    personally, i get steroidal psychosis, and am difficult to be around if i HAVE to take them.
    my mother had lupus, too. she did well on no more than 14mg....
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    is it...

    did it start with pain in your heels? like when you walk, did you try to walk mostly on the balls of your feet? when you lay down, does it hurt for your feet to touch the mattress, sheets, anything?...
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    Sticky: actually, i knew for sure i had brain fog this...

    actually, i knew for sure i had brain fog this one time my cousin was visiting. we were just hanging out, and i was channel surfing the movie channels. finding that movie "Shall We Dance?", with...
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    Sticky: oh, wait, did i already post? i think it had...

    oh, wait, did i already post? i think it had something to do with my...uhm...oh yea, my dog! now, what was it i was thinking...hmm...oh well, i'll remember later ;-) !
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    Sticky: ...or, that your (smarter than you thought) dog...

    ...or, that your (smarter than you thought) dog has learned to answer to ALL the names of ALL the dogs you've ever had.
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    Sticky: you know you have brain fog when you realize the...

    you know you have brain fog when you realize the tv is not changing channels because you are pointing the phone at it.
    OR, your phone call is not going through, because your holding the remote...
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    thanks to everyone 4 support...

    it IS really great to be in touch w/people who can understand. due to the responses, i've gone ahead and started back on plaquinil, and am hoping it will help.
    an issue for the last several...
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    more sick than ever, and isolated

    i was diagnosed in '93, and have been through so much, but now, things have become so much worse. i really need support from people who truly understand. we all know that the only way our loved ones...
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