“Heartfelt” from the Lupus Organ Series.
While Lupus can affect and attack multiple organ systems in the body, this can be different from one patient to another. For me, my heart has been one of the affected areas since I was diagnosed over two decades ago. I love to use art therapy as a form of self-care and to also help me manage my physical pain. This piece is 18 X 24, watercolor on paper. Marisa Zeppieri is a speaker, author of the award-winning chronic illness memoir, Chronically Fabulous, and founder of the NY nonprofit and social community, LupusChick.com. Follow Marisa on Facebook and Instagram.