Butterfly Flight Julie Ricano

THE 8TH ANNUAL FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES

Butterflies of Hope Warrior Stories
Flight of the Butterflies, Butterflies of Hope Warrior Stories is a lupus awareness campaign sharing stories of the brave lupus warriors. Many don’t understand lupus until they hear the walk of a warrior. Flight of the Butterflies, Butterflies of Hope Warrior Stories is dedicated to sharing those stories in May for lupus awareness month.

Flight of the Butterfly Julie Ricano


I was 26 when my pain started. I went to endless doctors and they all would tell me it was all in my head that it was a mental one.
Thanksgiving day I sat down and out of nowhere I got a fever of 102 and became paralyzed. I stayed home because I thought I was going crazy. 
The pain on my legs and my muscles was overwhelming.
I decided to go to a vascular doctor. When I went to take off my shoes, he only saw the bottom of my feet. In his words, he told me go to Mercy Hospital. He stated, “I know what you have, but will tell you after its confirmed. “
The next day he told me, “you have SLE,” my world as I knew it ended FEBRUARY 14,1991.

Lupus In Color is excited to present Julie Ricano’s story to the world. As a Lupus Warrior she is actively promoting lupus awareness and wearing the armor of strength in doing so.

Lupus In Color Salutes you Julie Ricano . YOU ARE BRAVE, COURAGEOUS, AMAZING and STRONG TO SHARE YOUR STORY.
YOUR BUTTERFLY WINGS ARE FLUTTERING, YOUR CHIN IS UP, YOUR ARMS ARE EXTENDED AND YOUR CHEST IS OUT! FLY ON BUTTERFLY!FLY ON!
PLEASE SHARE Julie Ricano’s FLIGHT ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES AND START HER BUTTERFLY JOURNEY SPREADING LUPUS AWARENESS!

#LupusInColor #ButterfliesofHope #FlightoftheButterflies #Brave #Courageous #Strong #SpreadLupusAwareness

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