10 Years Lupusversary

As of February 2014, I have been a Lupus patient for 10 years. That’s a long time. That’s a scary long amount of time. And it scared the living hell out of me. In 5 years, that would mean I have been sick for exactly half of my life. Half. Sick, in pain, on medication, …

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Zayna’s Cares Fashion Extravaganza 2013

Zayna’s Cares On Sunday March 10, 2013, Zayna’s Cares held its second annual Fashion Extravaganza. I once again had the opportunity and honor of volunteering to help set up and run the event. While my own contributions were small, the goals of the charitable organization are very, very large. Zayna’s Cares is a non-profit organization that helps …

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To Be A Hero

Ever since I was young, I wanted to be a hero. I got sick, I became weak, I lost my energy, my motivation, and ultimately, I crashed. I did not care about anyone, anything, and most of all, myself. I didn’t care if I got better. I gave up. After laying around for a year, …

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