Yearly Archives: 2016


Lupus Fog and Memory Problems

The exact cause of lupus fog is hard to pin down, experts say. In some cases, lupus can damage cells in the brain, leading directly to cognitive problems.   However, in most cases other factors play a role, including fatigue, stress, and depression.    Lupus fog is sometimes worse in people who also have fibromyalgia.

By R. Morgan […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

December Recipe Corner

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Grapes with Walnuts


24 ounces Brussels sprouts (about 8 cups), halved or quartered, if large
24 ounces grapes
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons fresh thyme
course salt and freshly ground pepper
2 table spoons balsamic vinegar
½ cup walnuts, tasted and coarsely chopped


heat oven to 450 […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

The Holidays with Lupus

Coping with (and enjoying) the holidays with Lupus

The holidays can be equally exciting and stressful for people with or without lupus. And of course, this depends on a huge variety of factors, like whether or not you are spending them with your family or alone, and how you’re feeling at that time. Between getting all […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

MY LUPUS STORY by Jillian Cooper


I was diagnosed with Lupus when I was 17…a terrible time to deal with the symptoms like extreme fatigue and joint pain.  I had to drop out of high school and I lost my job…I couldn’t function and for a 17 year old that was devastating.  After more than a year of different pain meds […]

December 1st, 2016|Lupus News|1 Comment

MY LUPUS STORY by James Wiens

Started having symptoms in 2010. My name is james Wiens I am a 37 year old father to two kids and loving husband to my wife Katherine. May 9th 2014 after 4 years of test I got my diagnosis, lupus. I had a general idea what it was but I did research to understand what […]

November 24th, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Lupus Canada New Executive Director

Lupus Canada is pleased to announce the promotion of our National Manager, Leanne Mielczarek, to the position of Executive Director.  Through Ms. Mielczarek’s commitment to the organization, lupus awareness in Canada has risen, and we look forward to the knowledge, energy and dedication she will bring to her new position. 

November 21st, 2016|Lupus News|1 Comment

Six tips to deal with Daylight Saving Time – Time-Tested Ways to Cope with the Time Change

By Liza Barnes, Health Educator

It’s that time of year again, when we reset our clocks and try to readjust to the time change associated with Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some of us breeze through the change seamlessly, yet others feel out of sorts for days. If you have trouble dealing with this sudden disruption in […]

November 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Cauliflower Pizza


½ head cauliflower, coarsely chopped
½ shredded low fat cheese
¼ chopped fresh parsley
Cherry tomatoes, halved
1 egg
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
salt and ground black pepper


Place cauliflower pieces through the feeding tube of the food processor using the grating blade; pulse until all the cauliflower is shredded.
Place a steamer insert […]

November 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Recipe Corner October

Breakfast Baked Avocado Egg


2 small eggs
1 avocado, halved and pitted
2 slices of cooked peameal bacon, crumbled
2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
1 pinch dried parsley
1 pinch sea salt and ground black pepper



Prep Time – 10 minutes Cook/Time – 15 minutes/Ready In – 25 minutes

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F […]

October 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

Make a list – Write down what needs to be done, prepped or cooked, and when.  The more planned out things are the less likely you are to add on extra items to your to-do list. Often we take on more than we can possibly do, but if you have it all written down it […]

October 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments