When I first moved out of home, I struggled to build my independence. From leaving home for boarding school, half way through my teenage years, to settling in a rental […]

Writing a resumé can be difficult. Not only are you trying to sell yourself to a stranger. You must do it within a word count or page limit while highlighting […]

Anyone who lives with a chronic illness comes to a point in their life where they begin to ask a simple question: how does this impact on my employability? Our […]

As a woman turning 30 this year, I have been employed and living with a chronic illness. I have had a full-time job in several different fields with my chronic […]

‘Lupus Dermatitis’ is a phrase I have created. In no way is this the language medical professionals used to describe my ‘skin’ situation, however given the enormous response I have […]

Everyone that has any type of lupus has something troubling their skin. There is even a skin-specific type of lupus. In my past I have had a few nasty run-ins […]

Last year, as we all know, was a rough year for me. Even this year seems to have started out rough for me. Yet, it is not all doom and […]

My path to my degree was a confused one. I was once predicted to be a dancer, and as far as career is concerned, this prediction appears to be coming […]

Over the years I have undertaken an array of different courses of study. All of this has occurred whilst I have been ‘distracted’ with one health trouble or another. It […]

By now it should be clear to the majority of readers, if not all, that I am the patient, not the professional in these illness bouts and treatments. Having lived […]

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