My name is Lidia. Discovering that I was ill with scleroderma was very difficult for me. I remember that day I was with my husband when the doctor talked to us about what my condition was, and how serious it was. Right there and then my life changed, and I was very sad, but thanks to the support of my family I have overcome this, and now I lead an almost normal life.
Sometimes however I feel sad and incapable of doing things, my temper has become volatile, and sometimes this is very annoying, but I believe and think that the Almighty will not abandon me, and that I will get through this, so help me God and all the people around me.
I hope you are given patience, and I know it is hard, but we must go forward and put up a fight, we shouldn't go back, not even to get some impulse. You know something? I have met a great doctor, and I thank God for each day he gives me. May the Almighty bless you.
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Story edited 05-09-09 JTD
Story posted 06-19-09 SLE
Story Artist: Shelley Ensz
Story Translator: Alba León
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin
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