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But for a small number of lupus patients, the pills cause extreme intestinal pain — especially if taken without food. Even now, more than a year after my lupus diagnosis, I have trouble believing this is my life.Even as the inner turmoil that comes with a lifelong diagnosis subsides, I still struggle to coherently explain to friends, family, and co-workers what lupus is, and why, although you can't see it just by looking at me, it can be truly disabling.When I hit seven years of being sick, still without a diagnosis, I became distraught.
I became known as "the girl with caffeine and Advil" at school.
I have lupus, an autoimmune disease that causes my body to mistake its own cells and proteins for invaders (like viruses). In most cases, surgically removing the nodules eventually becomes necessary.
Then it attacks them with the same vigor as a healthy immune system attacking an infection. Thus the incision: Earlier in the week, I'd had half my thyroid gland taken out.
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