Take Control Over Your Lupus Biomarkers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE6thMYGT9o&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=170&t=0s Lupus presents differently for each one of us. Doctors tend to follow the biomarkers such as antibody levels and AVISE test biomarkers to determine your...

Using Yoga to See Lupus in a New Light

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf0_kBvQclY When I go through a flare, I tend to find myself in a place of despair.   I often find myself reading various books to help me find purpose in my suffering.  This became a pattern for me.  One of my favorite books,...

You Are Your Best Doctor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpXvo2560CY No matter how hard and how painful the experience of being sick was, unless one goes through it, he or she will never truly know what it was really like. It’s now been one month since my discharge from the hospital and I...

Rebel Mindset: Taking an Active Role in Your Healthcare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqgU3v7b0mQ “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.”  -Dalai Lama Living with Lupus has taught me that healing is an inside job. I’ve written and spoken about the importance of mindset.  The root of our stress and...

Trust Your Instinct: My Health Status Update

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgFwR49_OpQ&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=160&t=0s Hello! My life and health in the last 5 weeks has been tumultuous. I’ve never been in that much pain before. It was enough pain to ready my mind for death. I...

Pancytopenia: My Near Death Experience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joesDHiX5mU Many of you know I’ve been sick with a Lupus flare for the last few weeks. It got a bit more serious when despite the medical intervention for the Lupus flare, I was spiking fevers on a random basis.   I was fatigued,...

Healing Yoga Flow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1slIgwqn4Q For anyone going through a Lupus flare, you probably feel like moving your body is the last thing you want to do. But moving will allow your muscles to contract and help flush out those inflammatory cytokines. You'll feel so...

My Lupus Flare Experience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dvq0pYFMQMk I recently went through a Lupus flare.   It was a minor flare, but it affected me enough to rethink what Lupus is and how it affects our lives. This flare started with aches, pains, and fatigue.   I know that it was...

The Connection Between Lupus and SIBO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhZ3-c19y2w For as long as I remember, I’ve always had digestive issues since an early age.  Little did I know then what I know now about gut permeability and how we can alter the course of our disease. I’ve struggled with gut...

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