When you first found out you had lupus, the future probably seemed full of uncertainty. But eventually you found ways of coping with the many sides of this unpredictable disease. What would you tell a friend now, who has just been diagnosed with lupus?
Send your answer, in 50 words or less, to firstname.lastname@example.org, with "My View" in the Subject line. We'll print as many as we can in Lupus Now's Summer issue (out in June).