Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and reared in South Texas, Melissa Hardin is a 44 year old mother of two daughters, poly partnered to two loving men, and focused on living her best life. After suffering for roughly 6 years, she was diagnosed with Lupus in February of 2019. Shortly after, she joined 4 A Sisters Lupus Support Group and began treatment. Melissa is now experiencing longer stretches between flares. She tries to be uplifting and supportive to people she meets no matter what it is they are going through.