Flare-up

I’ve been in a flare-up for the last two weeks and this time it has really landed on my left leg. I have hot nerve pain all day! From my hip all the way down to my toes. I can’t drive because our car is a stick -shift (manual...
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Depression

Lately, I feel like I want to disappear. I’m tired of fighting. Feels like everything is fight. Even simple things like getting out of bed that would ordinarily be mindless are a fight. The fatigue is so bad that I feel like my heart will stop beating. Sometimes I...
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Road to Diagnosis

I’m sure that my story is common to all who have an autoimmune disease. I have always been one to fall sick easily all through childhood, but the brunt of it began when I was 15. The joint pain kicked in and the never-ending stomach pain that at the...
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