Lupus is one of the most difficult chronic illnesses to physically and emotionally live with as it basically turns the body against itself. With continuous developments in medicine, symptom management is steadily becoming more effective. On the patient’s end, consistent effort is required to keep the body and mind as healthy as possible, and one of the best ways to do that is to build excellent support. After all, help doesn’t make you weak. It simply assures you that you’re not in it alone.