Butterflies of Hope – 9th Annual Flight of the Butterflies
Spreading Lupus Awareness One Butterfly at a time
Let this butterfly flutter all over cyberspace!
May 22nd Lupus Fact
Living with lupus can have a profound effect on a person’s mental and emotional well-being. People with lupus are likely to have experienced mental and physical problems such as difficulty concentrating or sleeping. They are also likely to have felt emotions such as grief, fear, anxiety, and depression.
The feelings associated with lupus can have multiple causes, including: Outward effects of the disease or its treatment, Visible problems such as a facial rash or weight gain can affect your physical appearance and self-esteem. Work and activity limitations. Pain, fatigue, and other symptoms can make it difficult to do things you once enjoyed. Living with pain and other symptoms every day can wear you down. Emotionally, this can lead to frustration and feelings of hopelessness.
This is your twenty-second Butterfly of Hope.
We need awareness! We need a cure!
Encourage everyone you know to let it FLY!
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