Despite Lupus: How to Live Well with a Chronic Illness

Despite Lupus: How to Live Well with a Chronic Illness

by Sara Gorman


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Despite Lupus: How to Live Well with a Chronic Illness by Sara Gorman

Feel like you're losing the battle with lupus? Look no further than Despite Lupus, the book that will help you obtain the emotional and physical wellness you deserve. There is no cure for lupus, but there is a way to live well, despite it. The choices involved in living well with a chronic illness aren't easy, but no one is in a better position to make the right ones than you. In Despite Lupus, you'll learn how your lifestyle choices have contributed to your illness, why you make the choices you do, and most importantly, how you can make better ones moving forward. A fulfilling life awaits you; this is the path that will get you there. In Despite Lupus, you'll discover:
*Tips on tackling the mental and physical limitations brought on by the disease
*Insight into dealing with doctors, co-workers, friends and family members
*Tricks for managing test results, prescriptions, and myriad symptoms
*Exercises to help you eliminate stress, re-evaluate priorities, and refocus productivity

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439234891
Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
Publication date: 06/15/2009
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 516,663
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sara Gorman was diagnosed with systemic lupus at the age of 26. After four years of fighting life, rather than living it, she made it her top priority to start living well, despite lupus. This book details the steps it took to reach that goal.

A native of Indiana and graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Sara resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband, daughter, and two pug dogs. She continues to blog about living well with a chronic illness at

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