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theoptimist
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theoptimist

New Member, Female, from New Zealand

Hello everyone ! Newbie here From New Zealand Come say hello ☺️ May 12, 2017

theoptimist was last seen:
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      theoptimist
      Hello everyone ! Newbie here From New Zealand Come say hello ☺️
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    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    New Zealand
    Occupation:
    Health Care Assistant
    Hello everyone
    I'm from New Zealand
    I was diagnosed with SLE last December . Lately I have had blisters appearing on my body leading to BSLE .. biopsy results came back confirming the Bullous lupus disorder (blistering lupus)
    . My younger sister was diagnosed with Lupus over a year ago so when my symptoms came thru I knew where this was leading . I went thru a massive and painful first flare in December. Was put on praquenil & prednisine which helps my pain and energy levels . 2 weeks ago I had another major flare due to cutting down my prednisone .. (more on that later) lol
    I'm blessed to have been able to return to full time work as a caregiver at a nursing home from the 24th ... My specialist and nurse are forever helpful .. I'm truly blessed ... I'm forever the optimist and having Lupus ain't gonna change that . I take every day as it comes and smile like a weirdo every morning as I open my eyes LOL.
    I'm looking forward to getting to know every one on here :)

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