Living Life To The Fullest With Chronic Illness

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Recently, I was diagnosed with lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease. When the doctor confirmed the diagnosis, I was silently relieved. After enduring years of chronic pain, fatigue and skin issues triggered by high levels of stress, I felt like I’d finally gained an important piece of knowledge that would help me better understand what was happening to me.

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Lisa is an Australian researcher, educator and artist and holds a PhD in Archaeology. https://www.patreon.com/lisadunbarsolas

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Lisa Dunbar Solas

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Lisa is an Australian researcher, educator and artist and holds a PhD in Archaeology. https://www.patreon.com/lisadunbarsolas

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