I Am LaShawnda Wrice. A Lupus Warrior!

LUPUS DETROIT

Lupus Detroit's Fifth Annual Walk for Warriors

Detroit, Michigan

I Am LaShawnda Wrice. A Lupus Warrior!

Thank you for visiting my fundraising page!

My name is LaShawnda Wrice and I have been living with Discoid Lupus a.k.a. "Skin Lupus" since July 2009. It took me awhile to come to grips with that. It is a daily journey and apart of my life. 

One of my main missions in life is to raise lupus awareness. Once I came to grips with the fact I have this chronic disease, my passion is to make everyone I know around me aware of the effects and to encourage screening during regular check-up doctor visits. The earlier the detection, the better one will be with living with lupus.

I know many of you are wondering how did I find out I had lupus. Well, it took a couple of misdiagnoses, unfortunately. When I initially broke out on my face (the butterfly rash), elbows and hands I thought it was due to a dog we rescued in my backyard (Long story). But after going to the hospital and being misdiagnosed with food allergies and a reaction to something outside of food, I gave up. The pain got so bad I couldn't write and that wasn't a good thing because I was in the midst of a political campaign where getting sick was NOT an option! So my co-workers, thank God for them, told me to go see a dermatologist. I did and that's who diagnosed me with lupus.  It took her three rounds to figure out why I was looking and feeling the way I did, but she was determined to find out! She SAVED my life! Who was it? Well, before I reveal this magnificent awesome doctor, make sure to have her on your physical team! So... here ya go, click here.

Now, to find out more details like what set lupus off in my system, reactions from my family, friends, and other shenanigans feel free to e-mail me. 

Thanks in advance for your donation. Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to support my fundraising efforts.

If you or someone you know would like to join my team, please click here. I would love to have you and it will be a lot of F-U-N!!! TRUST ME!

Many thanks for your support -- and don't forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate too!

Have a wonderful and fantabulous day!

LaShawnda 

Lupus Warriors will RISE UP no matter what!

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