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Lupus and Employment

When you're first diagnosed with lupus, so many things run through your mind. On top of all the overwhelming shock, there is the question “Will I be able to do the same things I've always done?”. You convince yourself that nothing changes and you can still live the same life you've always known. As much as you try, you can't help but notice the small changes in your life. Physically, mentally, and emotionally, little pieces of you begin to change. You make minor adjustments, but still, carry on as if nothing happened. You work, go to school, spend time with friends. You live. Afterall, you don't look sick, so you try not to be...sick. And then, smack! You hit a wall and one day you just...can't.

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