Did you know that the subject of lupus is often given only 15 minutes in the medical school curriculum? That’s why we were so excited about the recent launch of The Lupus Initiative, a federally funded lupus education program for health care professionals being run by the American College of Rheumatology
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Huff Post's How 'Nasty Woman' Became A Viral Call For Solidarity. I don't usually mention politics on my chronic illness blog but this is a great ex of how an experience that can incite a trauma reaction instead inspired an active, engaged, empowered stance. This is a social nervous system response. One of speaking out, joining, standing in our strength with a group and/or a belief in ourselves and in who we are. It differs from the "us versus them"-based fear reaction and unresolved trauma.