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Personal Stories – Jessie’s Story

Hello, my name is Jessie and this is my Scleroderma story. In April of 2009 my hands were swollen and very stiff; they also hurt during the twisting motion when I would wring out a dishcloth. I soon noticed that my feet and lower legs would swell a lot by the end of the day. [...]

By |May 24th, 2015|Personal Stories|0 Comments

Personal Stories – Michelle’s Story

I feel extremely lucky to be able to look back at my journey with Scleroderma and share my story. I was diagnosed in 2000 at the age of 35. At the time of my diagnoses I worked as a Parks and Recreation Director, I curled a couple of times a week, I didn’t smoke or [...]

By |January 12th, 2015|Personal Stories, Support|0 Comments

Personal Stories – Jason’s Story

My mother was diagnosed with Raynaud’s phenomenon, approximately 25 years ago. Her hands would turn blue and purple and she would often have to wear gloves to complete the most basic of chores, such as hanging clothes or mowing the lawn. Over time, she developed ulcers on her fingers that would break open. She underwent [...]

By |December 4th, 2014|Personal Stories|0 Comments