Uplift Blog

About Karin Gelschus

Karin Gelschus, a guest blogger for CaringBridge, was diagnosed with lupus at 23. She’s a regular guest blogger on WebMD’s A Different Normal blog. She welcomes your questions, ideas or comments.

Karin's Posts:

Reshaping your dreams

In her recent WebMD post, guest blogger Karin Gelschus offers an intimate look into her life with lupus. She shares memories of backyard hockey and her childhood dream of playing on an Olympic team. Later, as a young adult, she yearned to be a writer. That came true when she landed a job at a national magazine. As symptoms of […]

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10 things lupus will never take from me: Part 1

CaringBridge staff member Karin Gelschus recently shared a post on WebMD’s A Different Normal blog. It’s easy for people coping with a chronic illness—whether big or small—to focus on the things they can no longer do. Karin opens up about her struggles, having been diagnosed with Lupus at the age of 23. “After one particularly long day, I lay awake […]

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