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Laura’s Story (Endometriosis)

I HAVE to write this, as I have found it very hard to find people in the same situation as myself. Endometriosis–you wouldn’t have guessed (well, I didn’t) that I had it. I have been on the pill since age sixteen and had two long-term boyfriends, so I have never really been off the …

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Adeline’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hello, fellow fighters! I was diagnosed in 2010 and have had multiple surgeries up until now. Throughout the years, I have had massive pain, fatigue and emotional distress. Having a massive fibroid removed in 2010 started my journey to learn more about this disease. Changing my diet has helped with …

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Lyndsey’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hello Ladies!!! I was diagnosed with endometriosis when I was sixteen. Wow, sixteen years ago!!! It has been quite a battle. Multiple surgeries, many medications, a lot of suffering. Thankfully, I’ve had my family and friends’ support over the years and have found a man that loves me no matter what. …

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Remeka’s Story (SMA Syndrome)

Sometime this year in July of 2016, I was diagnosed with SMA syndrome. After about 9 months to a year, or possibly longer, I finally had enough of feeling so sick and nauseated from the time I woke up til the time I went to sleep, vomiting here and there, dry heaving more …

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Pebbles’s Story (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

Most of y’all know or have read about my journey with type 1 diabetes. Now I’ll tell you how my immune system screwed me over again with rheumatoid arthritis. In 2014, I started to have sharp pains in my wrists, finger joints, toe joints and elbows. Not even plain ibuprofen …

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Jazmine’s Story (Lupus)

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My name is Jazmine. I live in Charlotte, NC, and I have been diagnosed with Lupus SLE. I am 22-years-old, and I was diagnosed with Lupus at the age of 21 in July 2015. My mother was diagnosed with Lupus SLE 10 years prior to my diagnosis, so when I …

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