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Clinically Amyopathic Dermatomyositis
Inclusion Body Myositis
Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy
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Myositis Awareness Month got me thinking…and really, reflecting about a time before my initial flare-up almost three years ago, when Myositis wasn’t at the forefront of...
This was more like “A Month in the Life” since I filmed almost every day this month for Myositis Awareness. I am extremely fortunate to...
Ryan demonstrates what he has learned to make getting up from a seated position or a wheelchair easier with myositis.
In the 11 years that I have had Dermatomyositis, I’ve lost weight, gained weight, lost hair, sweated a lot, mastered the art of napping, had...
We know we cannot avoid stress; it’s simply a part of life. Whether it’s stress over our finances, relationships, job, health, or the health of...
How can I raise awareness if I'm not honest and real about all that comes with dermatomyositis?
Any interaction with the outside world is fraught with danger when other people in the world are not careful, because of the insidious and invisible...
Our symptoms and histories aren’t two second sound bites. We have complicated health histories and they matter, both for us to be heard and also...
It is terrible to feel as if you have disappointed people you love, failed to follow through on promises, or are just plain missing out...
My little man peppers me all day with so many questions. It made me realize just how many of my own I have.
I don't let this disease define me. I respect it. I acknowledge it. I am actually proud at times knowing it tried to break me,...
I feel like I am back to step one, after nine months of pushing through. Fighting every side effect. Fighting every symptom. I’m tired now.
Choosing positivity in this challenging disease and to be strong in mind, body, and soul.