Posted 1/9/2009 11:40 AM (GMT -6)
My prayers and good thoughts are with you all. I think Bee said something very profound. Lupus is hard to understand even when you're dealing with it personally. That is so true.
I also have vasculitis, but not to the extent your sister has it. Mine has responded very well to prednisone and I don't really have any issues with it as long as I'm watching for any symptoms. I hope the pulse steroid treatements and this other drug work wonders for her.
The fact that she has such a positive attitude will increase her odds of beating this and getting well! That is good news to hear.
Please visit us often and if she wants to join and ask questions, get support and encouragement, you're all welcome here. It sounds like she has tremendous support from you and your parents and that alone is huge!
I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in,to be content. Phillipians 4:11-13
34 years old. Diagnosed with Lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, Anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke, 2002), Sjogren's, Raynaud's, Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck), anxiety. Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, Didrocal, Cozaar, Zoloft, Neurontin, calcium, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus
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