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The Magical Healing Power of Stories*

*Books won’t actually physically cure you of a disease. “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” – Joan Didion I have kind of a love/hate relationship with books about illnesses. I flock to them like a seagull flocks to a McDonald’s parking lot, but most of the time I come away feeling disappointed, probably also like […] Read more…

Lisa Tries Vlogging!

I have been trying to come up with ways to reach a broader audience (like people who don’t want to read 7 page long blog posts) so I decided to turn some of those blog posts into videos. I know that there are a million vlogs out there, but I really got the push to […] Read more…

Sometimes Food Can Make Us Feel Better

It’s no real secret that I struggle with my diet (who doesn’t though – amiright?!). I know that the way I eat can dramatically affect the way I feel and that I usually feel as good as possible (with lupus) when I am on a healthy diet. But then there’s cake and chocolate. I daydream […] Read more…

Lisa & Clare try fireside yoga at Winterholme

If you live in St. John’s chances are you have heard of Winterholme as a bed & breakfast/spa. Recently Winterholme made some major changes and is now the Winterholme Wellness Centre. What does that mean, you may ask? It means that now you can go to Winterholme for massages, acupuncture, personal work-out sessions with a physio […] Read more…

Let’s Talk about Selena Gomez’s Autoimmune Disease

If you own a computer that has access to the internet you probably heard this week that Selena Gomez was diagnosed with lupus. If you follow several lupus related facebook pages because you also have lupus, chances are you saw 78 thousand links to the exact same 3 sentences about Selena Gomez having lupus and, […] Read more…

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