Posting here since the Lupus forum, as far as receiving support, has for the most part, died. Many of the people I shared with over the years have passed away, a few others have just snuck away, but here I am.
Mostly my Lupus is quiet -- but days like today -- low 40's, rainy, high humidity, really set off pain in my hips, shoulders, and of course general mood. Having the heat on gives me sinus/tension headaches.
I'm sure tomorrow, when the sun is supposed to come out again, will be better, but today sucks.
For years I've done the gym 3 days a week plus Weight Watchers, but have been unable to loose the 40 lbs of (mostly) prednisone weight. A couple of weeks ago I decided to add a once-a-week session of Pilates. Boy, that may just plain be too much for my body! Tuesday I was sweating like I was mowing in 90-degree weather. By that evening I had fever blisters. I guess my body temperature went up, and it started a flare - a minor one, but still. Really frustrated today.
Anyway, thanks for reading. Y'all have fun out there.
Lynnwood, Dx: 2000, Found HW 2005, HW Lupus/Sjogren's Moderator May 2006-May 2018
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