Almost two years ago I was diagnosed with this illness, and they still haven't given me a specific diagnosis, which makes things very difficult since I ask for help and nobody is willing to help me. This all started as a small spot that I thought was insignificant, but as time went on, it grew, along with my symptoms.
At times I feel like my life is meaningless, I am overwhelmed with sadness, fear and solitude, even though I know I am not alone, my family and friends are with me.
I want to tell you that you are not alone, I understand what you are going through, and if you ever want to talk to somebody and share your experiences, you can count on me.
I wish you all that you keep on fighting, and that you keep the faith that together we'll find a solution. Hugs, and good luck in this struggle.
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Story edited 11-23-07 JTD
Story posted 01-21-08 SLE
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