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

109

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

Kidneys

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

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