Living with Lupus

Caregivers and Lupus Warrior Allies: Helping Advocate

Day-to-Day Living

Managing Energy, The Spoon Theory, and Lupus

Lupus Warriors know the challenges of managing energy carefully. Explaining the delicate balance to...

Living with Lupus

Pregnancy & Lupus: What to Know

#LupusWarriors that are pregnant have a great chance of having healthy, happy, and normal...

Relationships

Sex, Intimacy, and Relationships with Lupus

Is a Sex Life Possible with Lupus? #LupusWarriors shouldn’t be deterred when it comes to sex, intimacy, and lupus. Any individual after a stressful given amount of time could find the idea of sex to be daunting. Individuals with lupus—especially after a flare—might think physical intimacy sounds impossible. In a study...

Day-to-Day Living

Shared Decision Making: Patient Perspectives

When it comes to working with doctors, it can seem hard to be "in the room" -- even when you're actually in the room. Traditionally, the doctor-patient relationship looked something like this: A person would show up in the clinic with a chief concern or a recurring health condition. After some explanation, the...

Living with Lupus

SYS: When Should You Tell a New Date You Have Lupus?

Lupus is a personal battle. But, a relationship is an opportunity (and a challenge) to include other people in the battle. Depending on how long you have been living with lupus, the current severity of your flares, your personal level of comfort inviting other people into N10-006 Exam Vce...