• Lupus Living,  My Blog

    Medical Marijuana – Cannabis

    Why Medical Marijuana- to weed or not to weed?   What is Cannabis? Cannabis is the genus of plant, so all hemp and marijuana varieties are a type of cannabis.  It can be eaten or smoked, and it gives you a mild sense of euphoria. Marijuana is a drug derived from a family of plants that includes hemp. There are three broad categories of cannabis strains: Sativa, Indica and Hybrid. All of these contain both THC (which makes you high) and CBD (which is great against inflammation and anxiety). All three strains are relevant for treating various types of diseases and symptoms. The level of THC vs. CBD is very…

  • Lupus Living,  My Blog

    Giving Back – Jamaica 2019

    Dresses for Lupus Warrior  Event 2019 Cheers! To another successful event in Jamaica this year. Since I was diagnosed with lupus I have dedicated myself to the cause of helping to find a cure through fundraising and advocacy work. However I wanted to do more – my small part to help the lupus community. So when I was given the opportunity again this year to do my event “Dresses for Lupus Warriors” in my birth country Jamaica, I was excited. I was delighted to bring the ladies a bit of Christmas Joy. I am pleased to say that the event was once again a success. Thanks again to Dr Desiree…

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    Dresses For Lupus Warriors Jamaica Giving Back 2018

    My beautiful Island home, was the choice of Butterfly Box giving back venture this year 2018. I have been thinking about doing this venture for a while, however there was always a deterrent. Some how this year December 2018 it finally happened. I was able to realize this dream of doing something for the lupus community in Jamaica. It started with me contacting the Lupus Foundation of Jamaica to hear if this idea I had was even possible. My dream was to do an event called “Dresses for Lupus Warriors”. I wanted to give each member of the Lupus foundation living with Lupus a dress which would hopefully bring a…