Pregnancy Update

I am just two days shy of 37 weeks pregnant which is really wonderful as my OBGYN initially expected to deliver my son at around 32 weeks if my lupus symptoms continued to get worse. I experienced an episode of slight inflammation and joint pain around 28 weeks but thankfully it subsided within a week before reappearing a solid six weeks later. Starting at Read More …

Our Family is Expanding!

I am happy to announce that my husband and I are expecting our third baby this June! Our daughter and son have both been impatiently counting down the months for the arrival of their newest sibling ever since we surprised them with the news on Valentine’s Day.  We all couldn’t be happier and are eagerly awaiting on the pending arrival to complete our family. Due to complications Read More …

Living with Lupus

Today’s post is about a topic that I rarely feel comfortable talking about: my battle with lupus. The purpose of this post is to bring awareness to this complex autoimmune disorder that can mimic many other illnesses, often making diagnosis quite difficult. Lupus is characterized by inflammation in at least one part of the body and can affect tissues and organs such as the skin, muscles, joints, Read More …