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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mari’s Story (Diabetes)

Hello my name is Mari Wilson and I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 10 years old. I was in a diabetic coma for three weeks. The doctors didn’t think I would wake up or even make it through, but my mom had faith in God. I did …

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Alex’s Story (Lupus)

My name is Alexandra Seipp but everyone calls me Alex. I am 20 years old and when I was three I was diagnosed with lupus (SLE). I spent thee months in the children’s ICU before the doctors figured out what was wrong. I was in remission for a few years …

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Beth’s Story (Fibromyalgia)

After thinking I was going crazy for years in 2010, my new family doctor sent me to see a pain management doctor for a second opinion. They finally told me I had fibromyalgia. The doctor at the time told me to go home and Goggle it because he didn’t have …

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Jessica’s Story (Brain Tumor)

My name is Jessica and I am 38 years old. For over a year I started having terrible, debilitating headaches. I thought they were migraines causing terrible pain, nausea, and vomiting. Originally they were infrequent but then happened two to three times per week. I thought that it could be …

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Luisa’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hola! I’m a 26 years old Colombian recently diagnosed with endometriosis. My history started in July of 2013 when I was studying in Australia, building my life with a lot of plans for my future. One day my stomach started to become really painful and this pain never really stopped, …

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Koyoda’s Story (Lupus)

I am a 30 year old lady. I once had great dreams of living a happy life, a life with a good life partner, having good children, fulfilling all the ambitions of my parents, get a satisfactory job with good pay, and so on. But all my dreams collapsed when …

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