Hi I’m Amy the owner of Shape It Up Sis LLC. I was diagnosed with Sjogren's in 2017 after experiencing a lot of pain throughout my body. For months I was back and fourth to the er and nobody had any answers. I found myself crying daily because I didn’t know what was happening to me. and finally I got a doctor who ran more test and my ANA was positive which indicated i had an autoimmune disease so i was placed on Prednisone and Plaquenil and referred to a rheumatologists where more test were ran and that's when it came back I had Sjogren's which is an autoimmune disease.
In early 2019
More test was ran and my RA levels was high so i was than diagnosed when Rheumatoid Arthritis. But I still was having a lot of joint pains, tiredness, body rashes, and burning pain in my hand, so in mid-2019 my doctors ran more test and I was officially diagnosed with lupus. So I currently have Sjogren's, RA & Lupus. For a while I was down, stressed and depressed, but I managed to pull myself up and begin to "Shape Up My Life" I completely changed what foods I put into my body, I workout at least 5 times a week, I eliminated everything that wasn't good for me and that included people in my life because stress is a trigger. I struggled with weight gain from being on steroids for a long period of time which made me self conscious. I started a fitness/shapewear brand “Shape It Up Sis LLC “ which was created to empower women going through the same struggles as me to show them no matter what you are going through that we're strong women and i know at times it might be hard but Lupus will not get the best of us. I encourage fitness, healthy eating and all around self-care.
Thank you for reading and I hope you follow my journey and brand on Instagram @shapeitupsisllc