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    jessi19661 posted:
    Hi. I have been really unwell and not on the computer much at all. I am swelling up like crazy, like 10 pounds of fluid or more at a time. Tonight I am finally so-so. But have been sleeping for 2 days straight.
    Here is the link to the LFA boards, I finally got in there thanks to Sharon!!

    That is the coping with lupus one, there are a bunch of different topics. My screen name there is lupiejessi.

    I hope you are doing ok. I gotta go now I am hurting but I'm gonna color my hair....I color it blonde and I have not had any money to do it so my roots are 1-2 inches!!!! I need to do it I hope I will at least look a lil better. Hope to see you over there, i will probably be there, I am tired of this place, I been here since 2007 and it was great but now I need something better. Hugs, jessi
    pugpuppy responded:
    Hi jessi glad to see you were on here. I was on the other sight last night and was wondering if that was you and it was.

    doing your hair will make you feel better I am sure, those little things like that make us feel better ;o))

    I hope you feel better soon, it sucks to feel like crud!
    I had to go back to the Dr. i ended up with thrush because of the pred. he said, all I know is I would hate being a cat....the hairball feeling in the back of my throte is not fun at all!!! drives me crazy, so the meds. are ganna help I hope....soon!
    well Love and Light ,
    Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. Victor Kiam

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