Posts Tagged: lupus

The Truth About Chronic Illness

3May2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

A friend announced on social media this week that she has cancer. She prefaced her post by saying “I’m not sharing this for pity or sympathy, but to ask for prayer.” It bothered me that she even had to include that disclaimer. Have we become so insensitive to the sufferings of others that we’d assume… Read more »

Invisible Lupus

10Sep2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You look at me, and I don’t look sick. You’ll notice I’m quite overweight, and if I’m limping, you’ll probably assume it’s because of that. I sure don’t look old enough or injured enough to need a handicapped parking permit, or a scooter, and truth be told, pure pride is what’s kept me from ever acquiring either. My… Read more »

Living in Grace

13Apr2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m thankful for moments when God reveals the depth of His precious grace; when you realize how much you’ve been living under it and you didn’t even know. I had such a moment yesterday at the rheumatologist’s office. Since 2004, I’ve been battling an autoimmune disease. I wrote about the history of it in this… Read more »