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Like heart disease, diabetes, and many other chronic diseases, autoimmune disease is an invisible disease. –Any memorable moments while being tested?– “The most memorable and frustrating time for me was before I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. I was in and out of the ER three times in one weekend because the doctors kept… Continue reading How Do You See The Invisible?
Following Sara’s story, Surprise Surprise, we delve into Sara’s 7 year challenge to getting an official diagnosis. “My official diagnosis’ was derived in the Fall of 2014. It was after my 10-year-old niece said that I had a bald spot behind my right ear. Because of the location of it, I had no idea that… Continue reading Half Full
“Out of the blue, I woke up one day and my eyes were literally stuck shut. Once I was able to get them open, I was terrified by what I saw in the mirror…red, swollen, very sore looking eyes. I immediately went to see an eye doctor, who prescribed me eye drops and sent me… Continue reading Surprise, Surprise