Who I Am

I am a fighter. I am a mother, a wife, a sister and a daughter I am an athlete I believe in dreams and goals I believe that I am capable of doing anything if I set my mind to it I use mantras. I talk to myself (it helps me focus) I use positive affirmation’s, they are...

But You Don’t Look Sick

For the last 3 years as I have felt myself progressively decline as my immune system systematically attacks different parts of my body and the inflammation causes intense pain and deterioration. I have had those very scary and private conversations in my own head, the...

Wicked Bat Diaries – Part 3

Start a Journal to help you track your Disease and help yourself and your doctors see a pattern… A lot of what I write on this blog started with a diary to myself. I’ve always been a writer, I’ve kept diaries since I was in college. I feel like it is amazing to be...

Wicked Bat Diaries – Part 2

The biggest battle in Hawaii with Lupus …..The Sun One of the biggest challenges of having an Autoimmune Disease like Lupus is the sun. My husband refers to me as his vampire, which is somewhat true and I like to call our place the bat cave. I have experimented with...

Wicked Bat Diaries – Part 1

Choosing who to spend your time with is a GIFT… One of my reasons for writing this is to inspire strength, not only for myself but for others who are also struggling with a devastating disease. If no one reads this then that ‘s ok, but my hope is that many will. We...