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LOOKING BACK.....SLE, RAYNAUDS

Barb Stanley

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As I look back some 40 years, I know that is where it all began. I had given birth to 5 children within 6 years. After the birth of my fifth, I came down with a rare blood disorder. They told me I had become allergic to my husband's blood through the placenta. I became a female...


Dermatomyositis & AP... I won!

Liesl (Lee) Dutro [Dermatomyositis & AP]

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I like the 'ending' best... so I'll tell you how my story ends first! I am in remission, enjoying life... caring for my 3 kids, my husband, our home and rental homes, work PT, volunteer at the schools, teach religious ed. Does that sound like someone who is sick? Oh, did I...


Jelly/FM/ISAC Syndrome

Anonymous

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I started on heparin about 3 years ago and it was truly an amazing experience. I had been very sick with at least 2 mycoplasma infections. My brain fog was tremendous. I was always cold like ice on my hands, feet, nose and even my rear. My skin was blanched white with a purple...


The Journey with RA SLE SS and FMS

Marge Cortegiano [RA SLE SS and FMS]

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In 1980, this all began with a swollen knuckle. Since I was a sign language interpreter, I thought I would see about it, as my hands were always aching. I saw a rheumatologist who would be treating me for the next 16 *1/2 yrs and he prescribed at first the nsaids, which gave me...

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So Young Yet So Sick

Lisa

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I'm only 29 and soon I'll be 30. It's been along road for me and now that I actually think about it, I guess it all began when I was 16. Back then..... When I was kid, it didn't matter what happened to me, I never got hurt severely or broke a bone. The only thing I remember is...


One womans Journey

Martha M [RA 12 years]

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My story starts in 1993 just two months after I had buried my only son BJ. I was in a terrible depression and barely noticed the physical aches and pains that came on slowly. When ones soul is in the deepest pits of despair, you simply don't care about physical problems so I...


Story of Hope

Karen Niedbalski [lupus-dermatomyositis]

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My purpose in writing this story is to discuss my autoimmune diseases and by telling my story hopefully offer you some inspiration. I am aware I can not use my Dr's name so I will refer to my antibiotic protocal Dr. as Dr. T. I was diagnosed with Lupus in 1995 at the age of...


Polymiositis - illness and return

Derek

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Linus Pauling, the double Nobel prize winning chemist and peace activist, advocated what are considered very large doses of vitamin C to optimize health and increase longevity. He based his conclusions on studies showing all other animals that produce their own vitamin...

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Polymiositis - illness and return

Derek

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In April of 2002, I developed a bout of nausea that was unlike any other I'd experienced, leading to whole body weakness and a host of feelings that I can't really describe and shudder to remember. That evening I had a seizure and passed out trying to get to the bathroom....

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