As most people know, the sun is not a friend of us “Lupies”. Oh, some of us absolutely love it. It just doesn't love us. Spending a lot of time in the sun can give us rashes, flare-ups and just generally make us tired as all get out. So, naturally, I chose gardening as a hobby. Ha ha ha.
Getting to the point now, don't despair. I used to absolutely dread gardening in the rain. Now, I love it just as much as I hated it. Why? Because I have more energy when the sun is not beating down on my head. That means I can get more done and still feel great afterward.
In other words, when I garden under a cloud cover, I feel almost normal. Last week, for instance, I filled up the buckets that I needed with soil in record time in the rain. It was almost like I wasn't sick at all! Oh sure, Lupus makes me tired, regardless of the weather. But to me, since I deal with that daily, gardening in the rain is a piece of strawberry shortcake. And I do love shortcake.
Always loved the rain too. Now I love it even more!