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    I've taken melatonin for years and have not...

    I've taken melatonin for years and have not noticed a change in my flares because of it.
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    I do feel blessed to have Karma! The decision to...

    I do feel blessed to have Karma! The decision to get a service dog, much less raise and train my own was no easy decision. I prayed, cried and anguished over the decision for years. When I finally...
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    Service dog debut

    Karma made his first official Service Dog "debut" this weekend. The company I work for sponsored a booth at the local Home and Garden Show and Karma and I manned the booth for a few hours on...
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    Congratulations! May you have 30 more years and...

    Congratulations! May you have 30 more years and then some!
  5. Thread: tongue tied

    by ruziska
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    tongue tied

    Does anyone have problems with speech? Today, for the life of me, I canNOT say "she's on another line". I'm at work and answering the phone is a huge part of what I do. I can say anything else...
  6. Knit. I knit hats for charity. Since Labor Day...

    Knit. I knit hats for charity. Since Labor Day 2013 I've knitted 108 hats.
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    Thanks Tgal for mentioning the fluorescent...

    Thanks Tgal for mentioning the fluorescent lights. May I add that there are uv filters that will fit over lights. They help immensely. I, too have had issues with my boss but I stand strong. When...
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    I use hydrocortisone cream. I get it at the $...

    I use hydrocortisone cream. I get it at the $ Store which is a fraction of what it would cost anywhere else. Aloe Vera gel, directly from the plant works too.
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    Unfortunately Karma loves water so anything...

    Unfortunately Karma loves water so anything involving water is a challenge when it comes to training. I'm also convinced that he thinks snow was invented JUST FOR KARMA!!!! He absolutely loves the...
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    I cannot shower alone

    I now cannot ever shower alone. My days of peaceful solitude with warm running water are over. And it all started with a simple trip to the restroom...

    As many of you know, I'm in the long haul...
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    There are just some things I cannot smell- vomit...

    There are just some things I cannot smell- vomit and mosquito spray and I'm not complaining! I've noticed that it takes my nose awhile to " wake up" in the morning and my sense of smell doesn't work...
  12. controlling body temp (or the inability to)

    I have no control over my body temperature. My husband says I'm close relative to lizards (I'll go with geckos-they're cute!)

    Anyhow...

    I am at the mercy of the environment I'm in at any...
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    A Center for Independent Living has many services...

    A Center for Independent Living has many services available and all are at NO CHARGE. I can tell what the one I work for does and that is pretty much standard operating procedure for most of them:
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    I love and agree with everyone's tips! In my...

    I love and agree with everyone's tips! In my case, it is all about simplifying my life. Ok, especially my HUSBAND'S life. The man is what one may call a "pack rat". He has multiples of almost...
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    saga of the service pup in training

    "I work so my dog doesn't have to". been saying that a lot lately. Most of my paycheck goes to the dogs. Literally. Karma. The good. The bad. The big black Lab.

    His mouth has now officially...
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    I've stayed with this job for the following...

    I've stayed with this job for the following reasons: the paycheck. Even though I'm married, we have separate accounts and working here is still better than being back under husband's thumb. My...
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    Lupus and working- the struggle continues

    I write this with a heavy heart and frazzled mind. For those of you who have read my posts, you know that I have had a difficult time dealing with my workplace, particularly regarding my decision to...
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    trying to get coworkers to understand

    I might as well try to teach chickens how to knit. I'd probably have better luck. Anyhow, I've written a post or several regarding the ongoing battle with my coworkers and lupus, especially when...
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    Well said Oluwa! Well said! I doubt there is one...

    Well said Oluwa! Well said! I doubt there is one person with lupus who has never been on the receiving end of "but you don't look sick". It is unfortunately safe to say that all of us at one time...
  20. No, it isn't easy. Then again, life isn't easy....

    No, it isn't easy. Then again, life isn't easy. We must for the sake of our sanity, stop looking for the person we used to be and discover and learn to love who we are now. Those things that we...
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    one step at a time

    How to be the strongest that you can? One step at a time. One moment at a time. Trial and error. Education. Self advocacy. By living each day one moment at a time if necessary. Educate yourself. ...
  22. Thread: Falls

    by ruziska
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    Falling is the norm for me too. I have a...

    Falling is the norm for me too. I have a collection of canes and crutches to help with my lack of stability. As far as stumbling on the way to the washroom at night is concerned, I have the path...
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    Happy birthday!

    Happy birthday!
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    Even though Michael J Fox has Parkinson's, I...

    Even though Michael J Fox has Parkinson's, I think a lot of what he goes through is universal. Whether it is Lupus, Parkinson's, MS, or any other chronic disease, there are a lot of similiar...
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    Michael J Fox tv show

    Did any of you catch the premier of Michael J Fox's new show last night? I've always been a fan of his so was happy to see him back on tv. He's been living with Parkinson's for several years and it...
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