Hello my name is Marlena Berthiaume I was diagnosis with Stemic-Lupus when I was 21 yrs old. I had a blood clot in my left leg that is when my problems begin. By the age at 24 I was put on dialysis cause the lupus attacked my kidneys then it started with my heart. I had three heart attacks four congestive heart failures. Now that am forty my heart is back to normal from 10 yrs ago my heart was size of a 90 year old and my doc told me I had 6 months to live. Now here I am 10 yrs my heart is normal and still living life to the fullest.