My Lupus is atypical because it is ‘internet typical’

It was vital for me to provide an overview of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or Lupus). Not only because it was a pretty hefty sum of information on its own, but also because you needed to understand about the illness as it typically is discussed. I referred close to the end of the text about how it can vary for individuals in how aggressive it is and the specifics of how it occurs within the body. I did this for a very important reason and that is this:

There is no typical Lupus patient.

You read that right ladies and gentlemen, I am getting a gold, or platinum, eyelid weight. Confused at how we got to here so quickly?

You probably did not know or realise but Sodium Valproate has controlled my life for the last few years. It has.

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