1.10.17 I decided to three-wheeled my sister and brother in law yesterday for a day trip to nearby country town, 2 hours away from Melbourne. As with any day in Melbourne, the weather changes constantly from cloudy, cold winds, spitting rain, bright sun and cooling breeze. I tried to cover myself from the sun but … Continue reading W A T E R
When life feels like an endless loop of medical appointments, hear yourself a question “how much more does it take to keep a body running?” a deep frown starts to curl on your forehead frontal headache seeps in your brain on overdrive flipping between the advice from your specialist to filtering the emotions that surfaces … Continue reading Nature’s Intervention
I have been meaning to share my constant experience with changing my food habits, ever since I was diagnosed with Lupus 2 years ago. Since I was put on Mycophenylate Mofetil and also taking steroid, I have noticed a drastic change in my gut health… including experiencing frequent symptoms of reflux and heart burn, bloating, … Continue reading wolf warrior #3 – reflux + changing food habits
A few weeks ago, my sister and I were in the lounge after dinner trying to unwind after work when she suddenly asked me… “How can you take a nap?” She looked at me with a blank curiosity in her face. ” I can never take a nap…” she continued. I knew she was asking … Continue reading stuck between compassion and pity
I’ve recently found two things that to has helped me with frosty fingers… it will sound silly, I know… but keep a silly, open mind and try it some time! My raynauds gets really bad in winter, basically my fingertips turn white and blue… and both of hands are basically 80-90% always VERY COLD!!! I … Continue reading wolf warrior #2 – Raynaud’s Syndrome
Winter is extremely challenging. As the weather gets colder, my chilblains started appearing all over my hands and fingers… It’s getting a lot worse now, but not quite as bad as it was last year… where every single finger is sore and painful with bumps. Here is what works for me: Last year, my beloved … Continue reading wolf warrior #1 – lupus chilblains
Driving home tonight… I suddenly remembered why I decided to embark on this journey of putting together Lupus Care Pack and trying to give it away for my fellow lupies. I remembered one night I was lying in bed in the dark… my body was so exhausted to the bone. My heart felt so weak, … Continue reading why the care pack?