Monica, was born in Detroit, Michigan & raised in Miami, Fl. She founded Lupus Matters Corporation in 2007 after being diagnosed with discoid lupus and shortly thereafter systemic lupus in 2001. Monica has 16 years in the lupus community. She has served all these years battling and surviving this illness. During this time she was laying the foundation to create Lupus Matters Corporation.
Although being a mother of one son was very challenging, she could not give up her fight to live and raise her son.
Kidney issues, peripheral neuropathy,
pleurisy and other symptoms that caused her near death experiences, motivated her to live life to the fullest.
Monica has been awarded:
*The 2015 Jackie Tally Lupus fighter award by Blaq Pearl entertainment
*The bronze level award for raising over $599 by Alliance for Lupus Association
*The bronze-level over $1,500 by Alliance for Lupus Association
*It is also noted by the lupus Foundation of America that she has joined the 500 and 2000 club
*Just recently, Lupus Matters Corporation has been presented with the proclamation for May 2016 to Proclaim that may be Lupus Awareness Month for the Cities of Conyers and Cartersville, Georgia.
*Monica is a published author of the book Some People Kill Me, Living My Life with Lupus.
*The 2015 Savory vegan calendar.
* She is a song writer and lyricist of the hit single "Ta All My Lupie Chix" the Lupus Matters anthem.
* Lupus Matters Corporation is set to release the first edition of their magazine Lupus Matters Magazine in May of 2017
*She a member of the Cliff Hangaz BC
*She has also founded the Lupie Riderz MC
Monica, has been called a SHE-RO by many people but she is just thankful for that love that God has giving her to continue to live, advocate & educated others about this terrible disease.
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