It is with the heaviest of hearts that I recently learned of the loss of a young, athletic lady, taken by complications of her disease activity. I really don’t believe there is anything that grabs the attention more of those afflicted with lupus, than the unexpected death of a fellow lupus fighter. My deepest sympathy and heartfelt wishes to the McHale family as they mourn the loss of their 23 year-old daughter, Sasha.
Straight-up, lupus is cruel. It doesn’t distinguish between someone who has lived a full life to that of someone who is just beginning theirs. One day you can be moderately fine, the next you’re battling a flare that is raging out of control … and why? Why is there such discrepancy between individuals with this autoimmune disease and within their personal course of flare management? Why are we able to pull ourselves out of an attack on our bodies, only to go through it all over again?
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