Monthly Archives: April 2013

3 (Not to be confused with the Britney Spears song)

French Word of the Day: troisième (twa- see-em)- third Shirts with three-quarter length sleeves are the clothing item to wear while getting treatments.  (I know you all worry the most about fashion when you’re getting sick.)  More of your arm is … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Party Like a Lupus Party

French Word of the Day: musique (mew- seek)- music Yesterday was the kick off party for the Lupus Foundation of America, Illinois Chapter’s 2013 walks.   (There will be 5, but I’m only forcing you all to go to the Chicago … Continue reading

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More Committee

French Word(s) of the Day: faire des progrès (fair day pro-gray)- to make progress There has been another walk committee meeting.  They’re all women after my own heart- almost everyone brought food.  They also made plans for bringing more food next time. I … Continue reading

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Danse, Danse, Danse, Danse

French Word of the Day: danse (dawns)- dance Entertainment is a beautiful form of escapism, and music is one of my favorites.  I’m a big fan of things that are happy and bubbly (I know I hide it well under … Continue reading

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French Word(s) of the Day: une aiguille (ooon A-gwee-ah)- needle This recovery time has been far less eventful than last time, thank God.  With the exception of the elephants, I haven’t had too many symptoms other than fatigue.  Although, my mother and sister … Continue reading

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