Hi, I'm Em. When I was pregnant with my son in 2000, an ANA was accidentally run, which came back positive for scleroderma. My OB/Gyn referred me to a rheumatologist who re-ran the test 3 months after I had my son. That ANA was normal.
In 2005, I came down with mono and spent about 6 weeks with daily fever and being completely wiped out. Couldn't get out of bed.
By 2009, I was exhausted daily. Had to take several naps a day, just to be able to perform regular activities and work.
Doctors kept saying I was tired because of my depression, and the body aches, which began about 6-7