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 one.  And by forcing, I mean using my Jedi mind tricks.)

I feel like all my photos should come with an "I never studied photography" warning.

I feel like all my photos should come with an “I never studied photography and this was taken with my camera phone” warning.

Due to Mother Nature’s determination to make the Chicagoland area America’s newest underwater attraction, the fête wasn’t as heavily attended as they were hoping.  (Side note: I hope everyone’s homes are okay!)  But there were still plenty of people there despite the rain, such as these attractive ladies:

Rocio and Katherine were lured by the free pool tables.

Rocio and Katherine workin’ the free pool tables.

My beautiful sister also showed her support and her shmancy watch.

My beautiful sister also showed her support and her shmancy watch. For those of you worried about all the cups around her, they contain non alcoholic beverages.  Probably.

Rocio sent out an email to our coworkers, and several of them gave us donations even though they couldn’t come.  It was lovely to have their support, as well!

I know, I know.  I emailed none of you.  I fail.  I’ll make it up to you by inundating you with reminders about the lupus walk. 12 a day everyday until September 29th- that sounds appropriate, right?

Enjoy the lupus love, but what you should really take from this photo is that Alyssa and my no-chip manicures still look FABULOUS a week and half after getting them.

Enjoy the lupus love, but what you should really take from this photo is that Alyssa and my no-chip manicures still look FABULOUS a week and half after getting them.

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About The Meghan

I'm a lupus survivor who spent a year and a half in France. Now, I'm trying to incorporate the best parts of French culture into an American lifestyle.
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2 Responses to Ain’t No Party Like a Lupus Party

  1. Ann says:

    Sorry I couldn’t make it Meg.

  2. Connor Chadwick says:

    Love the Star Wars reference!

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