When I took to the role of Ambassador, I was excited to help promote all the events and learning experiences the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota (LFM) has to offer. I have participated in many events and have always come away with new knowledge and, most importantly, a great sense of fulfillment from spending time with fellow individuals living with lupus. I was happy to represent the Foundation and looked forward to further connecting with others living with this disease.
As many of you know, lupus sometimes messes with your best laid plans and intentions. This was certainly the case for me this year. Let me back up a bit to give you an idea of my lupus history and how this summer’s series of events led me here.Continue Reading →