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Hello Everyone! I joined The Mighty years ago when I was going through a divorce. Things have been really hard this last year. I became homeless, lost custody of my 3 beautiful children to my ex & had to stop working due to my worsening health. But I have hope & I know this won’t last forever. I mainly suffer from Scleroderma 🩵 but have an AMAZING online support system in my friends. I love being there for others & feel with all I’ve been through that I have a greater compassion for my fellow Mighty members. I’ve been chronically ill most of my life due to abuse that led to depression & anxiety -but got diagnosed in 2010 after having my second son. Just wanted to say “hey” & tell you how excited I am to be apart of this community!

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is OBean. I'm here because I was recently diagnosed with connective tissue disease, scleroderma and polymyositis with institial lung disease.

#MightyTogether #Scleroderma

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is dillobar_. I've been diagnosed with rare illness- scleroderma


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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is bellarae91. I'm here because
I have recently been diagnosed with Scleroderma after having it for 25 years and never got answers. looking forward to chatting with new people
#MightyTogether #Scleroderma #SystemicSclerosis #LichenSclerosus #MyelinoclasticDiffuseSclerosis

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Tapering off Meds

After 6 years of being on various medications to manage my Fibromyalgia, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD and Scleroderma auto-immune disease. I have decided to get off the anti-depressants, and nerve medications.

I want to start a holistic approach to my health. My doctors mean well but I do not feel understood, or believed about how I feel.

Has anyone been through this part of health journey?

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Chronic pain/condition blogs


I have been thinking about writing about chronic pain and other conditions for quite some time. I would say I have a lot of thoughts and opinions, and I used to be good at expressive writing (if I've gotten the term right) and getting things down on paper. I was hoping I could potentially make people feel less alone. However, I'm unsure of where I could post things like this or how to get started? Any advice would be appreciated💜

#MightyTogether #Fibromyalgia #FibromyalgiaDiagnosis #ChronicPain #typeonediabetes #DiabetesType1 #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #LinearScleroderma #Scleroderma #ChronicIllness #ChronicFatigue #AutoimmuneDisease #RareDisease #MedicalZebra #Depression #Anxiety #AnxietyAttack #PanicAttacks #MentalHealth #youngadult

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Does anyone on this site take medication for their scleroderma? My rheumatologist wants to start me on Actemra injections. Has anyone tried it before? I can’t seem to find anyone to help me.

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is Southpaw60. I'm here because I have Scleroderma and Raynaud’s.

#MightyTogether #Scleroderma

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