Tips for being a student with lupus

I feel really lucky that four months after my diagnosis I was able to begin my masters degree in a foreign country - not everyone gets that pleasure. Often lupus forces people to quit school or university, with hope of maybe returning when things are a little better. I, however, am a stubborn individual, so [...]

Lupus Beauty

It often feels like lupus and beauty do not go hand in hand. Before I was diagnosed I was rather okayย with my physical appearance. Never 100% happy, always finding faults, but I felt like I could talk to guys with confidence and enjoy taking a selfie from time to time (priorities...) All that changed when [...]

Summer Clean

I know that every year people get all excited for a "spring clean", but personally spring has never been that for me. Whilst in education it's always been a time of much stress, exams and deadlines so there was always little time to organise and sort ones life out. Plus these past couple of years [...]

Two Countries, Two Lives

  Every country has its quirks, its benefits, and the little reasons that make living there quite peachy, even if you don't appreciate these qualities unless you're elsewhere. I won't say I'm missing England with incurable homesickness (no offence England but not at all), however there are some things I miss.   And of course, [...]