Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: Diagnosed With Lupus

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    St Petersburg, FL
    Posts
    2
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default Diagnosed With Lupus

    Hi..I'm Tim and I was diagnosed with Lupus today. Not to happy. I am an active well rounded professional and never thought this would happen to me. A biopsy and lab work confirmed the diagnosis. Haven't been feeling well for a while but continued to think if I exercised harder it would go away. Will probably tell one of my sisters tomorrow so I won't have to tell everyone. My sisters could never keep a secret anyway. Between my primary physician and a couple of specialists so I have a good outlook. This is a game changer though. Would like to meet people with Lupus. Best Regards...Tim

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Seaside, Ca.
    Posts
    3,871
    Thanks
    196
    Thanked 948 Times in 732 Posts

    Default

    Hi Tim,
    Welcome to WHL. You've come to the right place for information, caring and friendship from people who understand. I'm sure that Rob will be along to greet you soon. He and some of the other men on the board should be able to tell you all about Lupus from the guys' perspective. Meanwhile, feel free to browse through the threads and learn as much as you can.
    I'm sorry that you have to deal with this, but you sound like you have a good attitude. Keep doing that exercise, learn a lot about your condition and become your own best advocate. We'll always be here to try to answer any questions that you may have.
    Take care,
    Marla

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    in a house
    Posts
    302
    Blog Entries
    2
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts

    Default

    Hello Tim! Welcome! You have come to the right place! There are many people here who will be of much help and understanding. I hope that you feel welcome and I also hope that you feel comfortable with us! I think that you will enjoy our lupie family!
    A good friend will help you move, a GREAT friend will help you move a body . . . Let me know if I need to bring a shovel!!!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    3,091
    Blog Entries
    59
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 94 Times in 83 Posts

    Default

    Hello and welcome Tim. We will all support you and help you.Take it one day at a time.

    love
    Amanda.xx
    I am still here,just been on new meds so unable to function like i used to.I will pop back,just know im thinking of you all and hoping you are keeping on keeping on.xxxxxxx

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Long Island, NY
    Posts
    1,855
    Blog Entries
    3
    Thanks
    172
    Thanked 154 Times in 125 Posts

    Default

    Hi Tim!
    Welcome to WHL! I know you are probably feeling a little overwhelmed and scared and uncertain of the future right now and you're probably doing a lot of research online about this new thing that has become so central to your life and I am glad you found us. This is a wonderful site to come to to find out what this disease is and how it affects others and how you can keep living a full life (even if it will be different than what you once thought it would look like). I am glad to hear you have good doctors who are taking care of you. It is important to keep a good outlook. How did you come to Lupus? Was this a long road to where you are or a whirlwind journey? Like Marla said, you should look around the threads and forums and past posts on here. You could spend days on end and still not soak in all the good knowledge on here.
    Sandy
    As long as this body works, I am going to enjoy life to the fullest for each second of every moment that I can.



  6. #6
    Saysusie's Avatar
    Saysusie is offline Super Moderator Super ModeratorEmperor of the Universe
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Location
    Victorville, California
    Posts
    7,721
    Blog Entries
    9
    Thanks
    1,578
    Thanked 919 Times in 582 Posts

    Default

    Hi Tim;
    As you've seen, you have come to the right place to be amongst people who understand, who can give you support, answer your questions and make sure that you know that you are not alone. Being newly diagnosed can be scary and lonely, but you don't ever have to be alone when you are here with us.
    Have a look around here and read some of the stickies found at the top of each forum. They can answer many of the questions that you may have. However, if you have any questions or need any information, you will find that there is always someone here who is more than happy to help you as much as they can.
    I am glad that you found us and that you decided to join our family. You will find this place is filled with the most knowledgeable, friendly, understanding, patient, and helpful people on the web


    Welcome to our family
    Peace and Blessings
    Namaste
    Saysusie
    Look For The Good and Praise It!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •