Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    today just plain sucks!
    avatar
    lupylisa44 posted:
    My dogs are my children and losing two of them in two weeks is just awful!!! My heart is shattered into tiny pieces! Rest in peace my sweet Murphy! She had cancer and it started to spread all over. I don't think I have ever been this stressed out in my whole life and for me Stress=Lupus flare. I am hurting all over, more than I have hurt in years.

    They say God doesn't give you more than you can handle. I can handle a lot, but I think he may have made a mistake this time. I'm not as tough as I used to be!

    Lupylisa
    With love, with patience and with faith, we'll make our way.
    Reply
     
    avatar
    lisatru62 responded:
    Well that's just awful, sorry to hear about your loss. I don't give a lot of credit to that phrase of what God gives us being correct. I think most of us who suffer from SLE are ready to collapse and really aren't that tough.

    Hope things get better.

    Lisatru62
     
    avatar
    nycorpsman responded:
    I am sorry for your loss. I love dogs and regard them as family.


    Coping
    With Lupus

    WebMD's Day2Night will help you develop personal coping strategies for living with lupus – at home,
    at work, or with family
    and friends.
    Visit Lupus Day2Night

    Helpful Tips

    Vitamin DExpert
    Lupus patients are rightfully told to avoid the sun since it can flare the disease. But guess what... by doing so you are setting yourself ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    94 of 124 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.