Nine thousand, seven hundred and twenty six

9,726: the number of visits I have had on my blog in one year. I have nothing to compare this to since this is my only blog and it’s my first year. But it kind of sounds like a lot of views. And it’s really close to 10,000. Last year, today, I posted my first blogRead more


It is normal to spill up to 150mg of protein per day in your urine. Mine came back at 109!!! So even though I am spilling protein at times, my total amount is normal. Canceling the nephrology appointment on Friday, YAY! Will just continue to monitor my urine every 2 months and hope that myRead more


We have 2 kidneys, but only need one. Unfortunately some diseases attack both. Lupus is one of those. About 50% of people with lupus get inflammation of the kidneys. But it can range from mild to severe.  I guess I’m one of those. My most recent urine test showed I am spilling some protein intoRead more


Lupus. It’s that weird disease that feels impossible to diagnose. Managed by rheumatology which is the specialty that manages all those elusive diseases…. Of which, I now have. I have lupus. The last several months have been an interesting journey. Life has been throwing me a lot of curve balls and it seems that eachRead more