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Lesley: CREST Scleroderma

I am always very tired these days.

Purple Water Lily by Sherrill Knaggs, ISN Artist I had a car accident. Four weeks later my mother died very suddenly.

I started choking on food. I was told it was globus. My hands went white in the cold.

It was only when the severe chest pains caused me to collapse several years later that CREST Scleroderma was discovered.

I am always very tired these days.

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Lesley
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Story edited 05-14-07 JTD
Story posted 06-01-07 SLE

ISN Senior Artist: Sherrill Knaggs
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin
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ISN Artist: Sherrill Knaggs (In Loving Memory)

Sherrill KnaggsSherrill Knaggs, ISN Artist, created the digital photo to illustrate the story on this page. Sherrill lived in New Zealand. Her story was featured in ISN's book, Voices of Scleroderma Volume 2.

ISN Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin

Photo of JudithJudith Thompson Devlin is the ISN Story Editor for this story. She is also lead editor of the ISN's wonderful Voices of Scleroderma book series!

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