Author Archives: Kristiana Page

Climbing Everest

I’ve grieved for the loss of a loved one, felt pain because no matter how much I wanted them to be with me, they simply couldn’t be anymore. I’ve felt grief in shattering heartbreak, as I had to understand that the person and relationship I yearned for no…

Acceptance & Understanding in Lupus

There are plenty of things that have changed since my diagnosis. For example, I now live on a low-sodium and low-potassium diet and the convenience of being able to eat whatever I want whenever I want no longer exists. I take a cocktail of prescription medication that I…

Walking Alongside Lupus

I’ve always had some kind of sense of direction in life. Always had a rough idea of where I wanted to be headed and if I fell on my face, hey, that’s A-OK. I’d just dust myself off, throw my head back, laugh at myself and continue on my way.

Starting A New Chapter: Lupus

Editor’s Note: Kristiana Page is the latest columnist to join the Lupus News Today team. In her new column, entitled, “The Girl Who Cried Wolf,” she explores a wide range of topics that hit home for Lupus patients. Her first post talks about her diagnosis as well as…