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Vivian: Morphea


My name is Vivian, and I am seventeen. About two years ago I was diagnosed with this illness. Now I am in treatment, but I would like to find other people to talk to, especially about this.

Truth is that for now my health hasn't been too affected, but emotionally it becomes quite hard. Especially since it is very difficult to find out you have something you didn't even know existed, and just overnight.

I would like to talk to someone that can guide me through this, and I would also like to help as much as I can.

My general doctor recommended I should eliminate some food from my diet, and this has helped me greatly.

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Story edited 06-21-07 JTD
Story posted 07-28-07 SLE

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