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Health Update #1

It’s been about three months since I started a plant-based, gluten-free diet, and I could not be happier with the results! If I could have anticipated the far-reaching effects of changing my diet, I would have done it so much sooner.

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Diagnoses at Different Ages

Being diagnosed with a chronic illness has varying implications depending on how old you are. Because I was diagnosed at 15 and my amazing friend Nicole was diagnosed at 25, we wanted to discuss our range of experiences as a result of being diagnosed with lupus at different ages. 

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What is an Invisible Illness?

Lupus, like many other autoimmune diseases, is an invisible illness. Consequently, one of the most common phrases I hear is, “But you don’t look sick.” Our society has conditioned us to recognize sickness as an outwardly identifiable characteristic; however, this is not always the case.

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