Today’s HAWMC prompt is dear to my heart because I have learned many, many Butterfly Lessons the hard way.
Learned the Hard Way. What’s a lesson you learned the hard way? Write about it for 15 today.
My favorite hard-headed story is about the sunbathing. Probably anyone who has ever heard of lupus knows that one of the illness’ distinguishing characteristics is sun sensitivity. To sum it up in a catchy phrase:
“The Sun is not my friend.”
I am pretty good at minimizing sun exposure, but must admit that I still love to travel to sunny places. I have gone to the Caribbean several times and even went to Hawaii and Tulum, Mexico (which is crazy hot).
Each trip I managed by keeping out of the sun during the heat of the day, always wearing a hat and sunscreen, and become best friends with beach umbrellas. The trips…
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