Diva’s Quick Tips: My #LivingwithLupus Wintertime Precautions

1. Layer Up Image Credit: @jackieunfiltered_ I live in the south and even though some days are milder than others, I still make sure I have on proper layers. These include, but aren’t limited to scarves (yes, that is plural because I sometimes double up), a proper coat (one that goes past my knees), gloves, hat, and thick socks. I get little comments from people … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips: My #LivingwithLupus Wintertime Precautions

Diva’s Quick Tips: How I Try to Prevent Lupus Flares During Seasonal Changes

1. Pain Medication I have been prescription medication free for four years now, but I still ensure I keep OTC meds on hand when I have aches that rest, a warm bath, and/or heating pad can’t mitigate. 2. Layers I had less severe flares over the years and I believe much of it is due to wearing layers. I remember one fall, at a friend’s … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips: How I Try to Prevent Lupus Flares During Seasonal Changes