Celebrating Pride Month

Pride

Pride Month

This month, I have seen everywhere the colors of Pride, showing the importance of acceptance and respect for people’s differences, gender, and sexual choices.

I know that life gets so much more fulfilled when we apply compassion for others and understand their choices and experiences with no judgment.

As I started to think about Pride and what it means to me, I believe it should be present in everyone living with chronic diseases, as well.

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Period. The End.

light at end of tunnel lupus symptoms

Period. The End.

This blog is about an end. A very long and important period of my adulthood, which now is in the past.

My corporate world chapter terminated this week. With a small signature in a long document, I closed my working history in the IT industry.

It was an intense sense of loss. An emotional moment that I mourned for a few days.

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New Window

New Window With Lupus

New Window

It’s always time to open our hearts to new beginnings. Days are different, and in my dictionary, I can define my life as “before and after lupus”.

Moments are counted in different terms today. When I am feeling well, my hours are treasured, and joyful moments are truly appreciated.

When I am in a flare, I ask myself what I need to learn from my pain. What does the sense of loneliness and impotence are teaching me? What type of person I am becoming because of the disease, better or worse, stronger or weaker? Do I fight it, or give up?

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