Monthly Archives: December 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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