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My Nourishing Three Day Meal Plan For Living With Lupus, Fibromyalgia and Multiple Autoimmune Conditions


Living with lupus, fibromyalgia, IBS and other overlapping autoimmune diseases means that every day is a struggle.  My goal, however, is to try to become my best self despite my illnesses. To achieve this goal, one of the most important things I have decided to do is to live a healthier lifestyle. There is no single diet uniquely proven to help lupus (and other autoimmune illness) patients, but a healthy and balanced diet is often recommended.  I agree with this approach and have noticed positive changes in my body and mind.


I was diagnosed with “mild” lupus in 2010. Shortly thereafter, with the birth of my son, my lupus flared and I was hospitalized multiple times in 2011.  The disease itself– and the meds that were meant to suppress it– left me ill, bedridden, wheelchair-bound and fighting for my life for about a year.  What followed was a long road to recovery.


The residual health effects of this “trauma” was long-lasting, and I am still recovering from it. Over the years, I collected additional illnesses (fibromyalgia, Raynauds, IBS, FGID) and fought thyroid cancer, which left me with hypothyroidism. To strengthen myself at the core, both to recover and to prevent a recurrence of my disease, I have adopted a healthier lifestyle and a nourishing, healing diet. This means I move and exercise as much as I can.  It also means I eat small, balanced meals of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean meats.


My general approach to food is to eat frequently, in moderation and mostly from plant sources, but to also incorporate fish and lean meats. The most important thing is to listen to your body and what it’s telling you in response to the food you eat.  Mindful eating is key. I hope this sample three-day menu will inspire you to find your own healthy and balanced meals!


Day One:

  • Breakfast: toasted multigrain bagel with smashed avocado and sliced radish, side of sliced apple and iced skim latte


  • Snack: sliced mango




  • Snack:  mixed nuts and dried berries, fresh mint tea


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  • Dessert: strawberries tossed with honey and fresh mint


Day Two:

  • Breakfast: simply oven baked sweet potato with earl grey tea


  • Snack: sliced navel oranges




  • Snack: dark chocolate covered almonds



  • Dessert: fresh watermelon sorbet


Day Three:

  • Breakfast: low fat greek yogurt with honey and hemp seed, chia seed, flax seed, sunflower seed, with fresh apple/carrot juice


  • Snack: sliced papaya with lime




  • Snack: simple guacamole and blue corn chips





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Note: PLEASE consult with  your doctor before making any changes to your diet or medications. The material on this site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.


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3 thoughts on “My Nourishing Three Day Meal Plan For Living With Lupus, Fibromyalgia and Multiple Autoimmune Conditions

  1. Darlene Mcgarr

    I have lupus and i have lupus cookbook ,I’m looking for simple ideas recipes,i used to eat gluten free oatmeal but I have a break out with gluten free???? Dk why looking for any help with reasoable recipes,ive heard lupus is no beef no wheat alfalfa sprouts

  2. great uziku

    GREETINGS ………to every body , i am MORRISON BELL from LONDON(UK). I was once diagnosed with LUPUS in September 2014. I back than i was having skin rashes all over my body, this was very unbearable to me , then life was without meaning to me due to my health status , i tried my possible best to get cured but all seems in vain, So all through those period of my life, i was unhappy.
    I still kept doing research on possible cure for LUPUS since 2014 though i knew science has no cure for it yet, few years ago while i was on search in the Internet i came across different testimonies on how this great man called DR.ODIGIE has been saving souls with his herbal medicine , people recommended that he has been using his medicine to cure LUPUS and different disease permanently and they advice that anyone who haven’t get in contact with him should contact him now for help.
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