I have lived with Lupus since I was diagnosed at the age of 12 in 1996. It is hard for others to understand what we go through. Each day is different some days I feel normal others it hurts just to move. I am so glad that you are not letting anything especially Lupus get in the way of you doing what you want. Stay strong and know that you have a whole world of people that understand and know what you are going through and will be there for you.