Today I was fortunate enough to come home from work early and take a nap. I work full time and even though my job is protected through FMLA, I can only use so much of that during a month. Some days I don’t feel bad enough to stay home, but I don’t feel good enough to work all day either. Plus I know that pushing myself can sometimes be detrimental and cause a flare.
For me, having lupus is an everyday adventure. It’s very hard to plan to do things because I don’t know how I’m going to feel on a daily basis. The consistent thing about my lupus is that I can count on being extremely fatigued most of the time. I’ve decided that if I’m going to be tired, I’m going to be doing things that I want to do.
I’ve also had to learn that I need to listen to my body. When I don’t, I can look forward ...Continue Reading →